Julius Caesar Unit Test

Strato Holds the sword for Brutus to kill himself
Lucillius Captured by Antony’s soldiers, mistaken for Brutus
Octavius Heir of Julius Caesar; joins Antony
Artemidorus Gives Caesar a letter of warning
Brutus Joins and then leads conspiracy to kill Caesar
Caesar Emperor of Rome
Casca first to stab Caesar
Mark Antony Devoted follower of Caesar; avenges Caesar’s murder
Portia Brutus’ Wife
Lepidus least important member of the 2nd triumvirate.
Decius Persuades Caesar to attend the Senate meeting by convincing him Calpurnia’s nightmare wasn’t anything to worry about.
Pindarus Servant who gives a false report to Cassius
Cassius Convinces Brutus to join conspiracy to kill Caesar
How was Caesar physically challenged? He was deaf in his left ear
Why was Brutus against killing Mark Antony? Killing Mark Antony would be too bloody
Of what does Calpurnia try to convince Caesar? Her dreams are an omen of tragedy and he should not go to the Senate meeting.
Caesar yields to Calpurnia’s wishes, at first. Why does he change his mind and decide to go to the Senate meeting. Decius reinterprets Calpurnia’s dream to entice Caesar to go to the meeting.
What is ironic about the timing of Caesar’s murder (in relation to the preceding events). He is destroyed just after proclaiming his magnificence and indestructibility.
How many times was Caesar stabbed? 33
What did Brutus say to the people at the funeral? He told them the assassination was the only logical way to do the best thing for the people.
What did Antony say to the people in his funeral speech for Caesar? He contradicts the accusations made by the conspirators of treason and demands that they be put to death for Caesar’s murder.
Octavius and Antony form a triumvirate with… Lepidus
Who has a birthday in the play? Cassius
How does Brutus dies? He kills himself with his sword.
In what year was Shakespeare born? 1564
What country was Shakespeare’s birthplace? England
Under which two monarchs did Shakespeare perform and write? Elizabeth and John I
What are three types of plays Shakespeare wrote? Comedy, History and Tragedy
How many plays did Shakespeare write? 37 or 38
In what year did Shakespeare die? 1616
‘Beware the Ides of March’ (1.2.18) Soothsayer
‘Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste death but once.’ (1.2.32 – 33) Caesar
‘This was the noblest Roman of them all.’ (5.5.67) Antony
‘Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look. He thinks too much. Such men are dangerous.’ (1.2.195-196) Caesar
‘Upon what meat doth this our Caesar feed / that he is grown so great?’ (1.2.150) Cassius
‘Cry ‘havoc!’ and let slip the dogs of war.’ (3.1.276) Antony
‘Caesar, thou art revenged, / Even with the sword that killed thee.’ (5.3.44-45) Cassius
‘ – not that I loved Caesar less but / that I loved Rome more.’ (3.2.22-23) Brutus
‘Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears’ (3.2.78) Antony
‘Caesar, now be still: I kill’d not thee with half so a good a will.’ (5.5.51) Brutus
‘Into what dangers would you lead me, Cassius / that you would have me seek into myself / for that which is not in me?’ (1.2.65 – 67) Brutus
The play begins immediately after… Caesars victory over Pompey
Julius Caesars most loyal follower was… Antony
The ‘feast of Lupercal’ was a celebration of… Fertility
Cassius could be described as… Malicious and vengeful
Why does Cassius want Brutus to join the conspiracy? Brutus is well thought of by the people. If he supported the conspiracy the conspirators would be in better favor with the people following the assassination.
How does Cassius plan to convince Brutus to join the conspiracy? He is going to forge notes to Brutus from several citizens in order to help sway Brutus against Caesar.
Brutus believed Caesars assassination was necessary becaus Brutus… Thought it would be best for citizens of Rome.
Who said that the conspirators needed no oath because they were bound by their cause and not by empty words? Cassius.

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