The Tempest - Act I Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What member of the royal party ask for the captain as the storm gets worse?

    • A.

      Alonso

    • B.

      Gonzalo

    • C.

      Sebastian

    • D.

      Antonio

    Correct Answer
    A. Alonso
    Explanation
    In this question, the correct answer is Alonso. The question is asking which member of the royal party asks for the captain as the storm gets worse. Out of the given options, Alonso is the only member of the royal party mentioned. Therefore, he is the one who asks for the captain as the storm worsens.

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  • 2. 

    Scene ii begins with Prospero and Miranda watching the ship as it sinks.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In Scene ii of the play, Prospero and Miranda are indeed watching the ship as it sinks. This is a significant moment in the story as it showcases Prospero's use of his magical powers to create a storm and cause the shipwreck. It also highlights Prospero's control over the events on the island and his manipulation of the other characters. This scene sets the stage for the rest of the play and the unfolding of Prospero's plans.

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  • 3. 

    What does Prospero tell Miranda?

    • A.

      That on the ship was her long lost brother, Peter

    • B.

      That he only sunk the ship to protect her

    • C.

      That he is rightfully the Duke of Milan and she is rightfully a princess

    • D.

      Both B & C

    Correct Answer
    D. Both B & C
    Explanation
    Prospero tells Miranda that he only sunk the ship to protect her and that he is rightfully the Duke of Milan and she is rightfully a princess. This means that Prospero explains to Miranda that he caused the shipwreck to ensure her safety and that they both have a rightful claim to their titles and positions.

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  • 4. 

    Why does Prospero use magic to begin a storm and cause the ship and ship's people so much trouble?

    • A.

      He didn't like the ship's color

    • B.

      He was bored

    • C.

      He knew who was on the ship and wanted them to become stranded on his island

    • D.

      He hates ships

    Correct Answer
    C. He knew who was on the ship and wanted them to become stranded on his island
    Explanation
    Prospero uses magic to begin a storm and cause trouble for the ship and its people because he knew who was on the ship and wanted them to become stranded on his island. This suggests that Prospero has a specific motive behind his actions and wants to manipulate the situation to his advantage. By causing the shipwreck, Prospero gains control over the individuals on the ship and can use them to further his own plans or seek revenge.

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  • 5. 

    What does Ariel want?

    • A.

      A banana

    • B.

      Three wishes

    • C.

      A place to stay

    • D.

      Freedom

    Correct Answer
    D. Freedom
    Explanation
    Ariel wants freedom because it is the only option that aligns with the concept of personal desire and independence. Out of all the given choices, freedom stands out as the most significant and meaningful goal for an individual. It represents the ability to make choices, pursue dreams, and live without constraints or limitations. Therefore, Ariel's desire for freedom seems like the most logical and appropriate answer.

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  • 6. 

    Who is Caliban?

    • A.

      Prospero's slave

    • B.

      God himself manifested

    • C.

      Syncorax's son

    • D.

      Both A & C

    Correct Answer
    D. Both A & C
    Explanation
    Caliban is both Prospero's slave and Syncorax's son. In William Shakespeare's play "The Tempest," Caliban is initially portrayed as a savage and deformed creature who is enslaved by Prospero. However, it is later revealed that Caliban is the son of the witch Syncorax, who previously inhabited the island. Therefore, the correct answer is "Both A & C," indicating that Caliban is both Prospero's slave and Syncorax's son.

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