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ENGL 102 TEST 3

Question 1 

  1. Choose one word that best explains      why the people have rejected the “multitude of mercy” offered by the      speaker?

 
Humanism
 
Pleasure
 
Materialism
 
Science
1.6 points
Question 2 

  1. Choose one word that best      describes how the speaker feels about those of whom he speaks.

 
Indifferent
 
Disappointed
 
Shame
 
Apathetic
1.6 points
Question 3 

  1. Death’s vow to search for “both      great and small,” never to relax at any point, means that

 
Death is universal   and inescapable.
 
Humanity is at war   with death.
 
Cruelty is all   Death knows.
 
Death is cruel to   both great and small.
1.6 points
Question 4 

  1. The speaker characterizes the      “creatures” about whom he speaks as __________.

 
physically blind
 
spiritually poor   and lost
 
successful
 
deists
1.6 points
Question 5 

  1. According to the excerpt,      __________.

 
evil is popular and   well-spoken of.
 
pride goeth before   the fall.
 
people acknowledge   God.
 
people pray to God   for deliverance from evil.
1.6 points
Question 6 

  1. Episodic Bible      stories were the sources of miracle plays.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 7 

  1. Which character in Everyman says      to Everyman: “Fear not; I will speak for thee.”

 
Good Deeds
 
Goods
 
Knowledge
 
Beauty
1.6 points
Question 8 

  1. Confession gives Everyman a

 
vow
 
scourge
 
petition
 
voucher
1.6 points
Question 9 

  1. The name “Oedipus” means      swollen hand.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 10 

  1. In the play Oedipus the Chorus      say: “Majestic Oedipus! / No prince in Thebes had ever such renown, / No      prince won such grace of power. / And now of all men ever known / Most      pitiful is this man’s story: / His fortunes are most changed, his state /      Fallen to a low slave’s / Ground under bitter fate.”  The excerpt      uses __________ as its organizing principle.

 
Opposites
 
Cause and effect   argument
 
Verisimilitude
 
Analogy
1.6 points
Question 11 

  1. “Quem Quoeritis” means      “Whom Do You Seek.”

True
False
1.6 points
Question 12 

  1. Greek tragedy encouraged the use      of comedy and tragedy in the same play to show the duality of human      nature.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 13 

  1. Greek actors used giant masks to      indicate their character types or emotions.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 14 

  1. In Everyman, who does not speak?

 
God
 
Everyman
 
Faith
 
Death
1.6 points
Question 15 

  1. Which convention is a device for      rolling out onto the stage evidence of actions which cannot be depicted on      stage?

 
antigone
 
strophe
 
parados
 
parados
1.6 points
Question 16 

  1. Miracle plays became obsolete      largely from the re-emergence of Roman models of drama.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 17 

  1. Strength speaks in Everyman      saying: “You spend your speech and waste your brain.” In context, this      means that

 
One is entitled to   free speech.
 
Time has passed for   action.
 
Strength does not   care. Effort is useless.
 
Idleness is the   result.
1.6 points
Question 18 

  1. The Greek scene (skene) building      had no drop curtain.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 19 

  1. Greek audiences had a knowledge of      Homer’s works.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 20 

  1. Goods states in the play Everyman:      “Who calleth me? Everyman? What hast thou hast! / I lie here in corners,      trussed and piled so high, / And in chest I am locked so fast, / Also      sacked in bags, thou mayst see with thine eye, / I cannot stir; in packs      low I lie. / What would ye have, lightly me say.”
    Words and phrases such as “trussed,” “locked,” “sacked in bags,” and      “cannot stir” allude to someone who is

 
A miser
 
Generous
 
Princely
 
Anti-materialist
1.6 points
Question 21 

  1. A messenger tells Oedipus that the      king’s (Oedipus’s) father, _____, is dead.

 
Polybos
 
Kreon
 
Jokasta
 
Teiresias
1.6 points
Question 22 

  1. In Greek theater, all roles were      performed by males.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 23 

  1. Othello is known to be honest,      open, sincere, and overly trusting.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 24 

  1. In the play Oedipus the Chorus      say: “Majestic Oedipus! / No prince in Thebes had ever such renown, / No      prince won such grace of power. / And now of all men ever known / Most      pitiful is this man’s story: / His fortunes are most changed, his state /      Fallen to a low slave’s / Ground under bitter fate.”  The speaker      uses opposites in this excerpt.  This is an example of the use of      ________________.

 
Contrast.
 
Cause and effect   argument.
 
Verisimilitude.
 
Analogy
1.6 points
Question 25 

  1. Greek theatre invented the drop-curtain      device.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 26 

  1. The scene (skene) could not be      used for action because the audience could not see inside it.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 27 

  1. Have you read the syllabus as      posted in this course?

 
Yes
 
No
1.6 points
Question 28 

  1. Bolbus and Nerope are the      childless couple in Oedipus Rex who adopt a child.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 29 

  1. Everyman states in the play      Everyman: “ O gracious God, in the high seat celestial, / Have mercy on me      in this most need; / Shall I have no company from this vale terrestrial /      Of mine acquaintance that way to me lead?”
    In this excerpt, Everyman pleads to God for ________.

 
Longer life and   strength
 
Help from heaven
 
Redemption and companionship
 
Help from above
1.6 points
Question 30 

  1. Morality plays flourished until      late in the nineteenth century.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 31 

  1. Ancient drama grew out of the      religious ceremonies of the ancient Greeks.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 32 

  1. Richard Caxton printed Everyman      in English in the early 1600’s.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 33 

  1. Everyman states in the play      Everyman: “ O gracious God, in the high seat celestial, / Have mercy on me      in this most need; / Shall I have no company from this vale terrestrial /      Of mine acquaintance that way to me lead?”
    In this excerpt, Everyman pleads to God to allow help from ________.

 
Extraterrestrial   forces
 
Heaven
 
Earth
 
Angels
1.6 points
Question 34 

  1. Goods states in the play Everyman:      “Who calleth me? Everyman? What hast thou hast! / I lie here in corners,      trussed and piled so high, / And in chest I am locked so fast, / Also      sacked in bags, thou mayst see with thine eye, / I cannot stir; in packs      low I lie. / What would ye have, lightly me say.”  In context, this      best satirizes

 
Savings
 
Wealth
 
Generosity
 
Materialistic   devotion to gathering goods
1.6 points
Question 35 

  1. Goods states in the play Everyman:      “Who calleth me? Everyman? What hast thou hast! / I lie here in corners,      trussed and piled so high, / And in chest I am locked so fast, / Also      sacked in bags, thou mayst see with thine eye, / I cannot stir; in packs      low I lie. / What would ye have, lightly me say.”
    Words and phrases such as “I lie,” “trussed,” “locked,” and “cannot stir”      allude to the truth of the popular adage that

 
“you can’t take it   [wealth] with you [when you die]”
 
“money is the be   all and end all”
 
“money is the fuel   of life”
 
“money is power”
1.6 points
Question 36 

  1. A function of the Greek chorus was      to reveal the lead character’s thoughts.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 37 

  1. Because so much of the Greek      population desired to enjoy the benefits of royalty, there were often      on-stage conflicts between actors playing commoners and kings.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 38 

  1. The Greek stage was limited in the      use of props and scenery.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 39 

  1. The end of a Greek play is called      Exodos.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 40 

  1. Antigone and Ismene are Oedipus’      daughters.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 41 

  1. The beggar in “Quem      Quoeritis” pleads that he be included in Christ’s resurrection.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 42 

  1. Dionysus was the god of dance.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 43 

  1. Both men and women served in the      Greek chorus.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 44 

  1. According to Greek theater, it is      not any extrinsic problem or challenge that determines outcome.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 45 

  1. Setting can be a determining      influence of a story.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 46 

  1. Have you read the information      provided through the Student Expectations link?

 
Yes
 
No
1.6 points
Question 47 

  1. Sophocles is noted for his clear      and logical action that used political, religious, and personal elements.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 48 

  1. Goods speaks in the play Everyman      saying:  “Who calleth me? Everyman? What hast thou hast! / I lie here      in corners, trussed and piled so high, / And in chest I am locked so fast,      / Also sacked in bags, thou mayst see with thine eye, / I cannot stir; in      packs low I lie. / What would ye have, lightly me say.”
    An inanimate object, Goods, speaks in this excerpt.  This technique      is called ____________.

 
Assonance
 
Alliteration
 
Alliteration
 
Personification
1.6 points
Question 49 

  1. With the decline and fall of Rome,      drama – either as an institution or a literature – ceased to exist.

True
False
1.6 points
Question 50 

  1. The Greeks were a war-like culture      and enjoyed seeing bloodshed on the stage.

True
False

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