Midsummer Nights Dream Makeup Test

Who plays the starring role in the play-within-the play in Act 5?A – Nick BottomB – Peter QuinceC – Tom SnoutD – SnugE – Robin Starveling A – Nick Bottom
Why is Flute given the part of the Thisbe?A – He isn’t smart enough to remember linesB – He is young enough to sound like a girlC – He is the largest manD – It is the hardest part B – He is young enough to sound like a girl
Why does Shakespeare have the mechanicals/actors speaking in prose?A – They are ordinary folk use plain languageB – elevated language is used only for the major charactersC – they are too uneducated to really speak in verseD – all of the above D – all of the above
How does Titania end up with the changeling (the boy)?A – She steals him from his motherB – She promises Oberon a sonC – She promises the boy’s dead mother that she would take care of himD – She needs to atone for cheating on Oberon C – She promises the boy’s dead mother that she would take care of him
“Therefore the wind, piping to us in vain, as in revenged has sucked up from the sea.” This line includes what literary element?A – allusionB – personificationC – ImageryD – allusion B – personification
“Belike for want of rain, which I could well beteem, them from the tempest in my eyes” contains with literary element?A – simileB – rhymeC – hyperboleD – sadness C – hyperbole
“You draw me, you hard-hearted adamant’ is an example ofA – a punB – understatementC – a metaphorD – a joke C – a metaphor
Though he makes a mistake in anointing the wrong Athenian, PuckA – enjoys the mischief he has producedB – tells his master Oberon that he is indebted to him foreverC – promises to pester the couples until they fall in loveE – promises to get Titania to make a fool out of herself A – enjoys the mischief he has produced
When Helena says, ” I am your spaniel,” this is an example ofA – SimileB – MetaphorC – Personification D – Hyperbole B – Metaphor
Bottom can be described asA – strong-willed, loyal friend, desperateB – weak-willed, lacks self-respect, a bit manipulativeC – insecure, lacks self-respect, a bit manipulativeD – controlling, jealous, a hot mess C – insecure, lacks self-respect, a bit manipulative
“Jack will have Jill/Naught shall go ill.” These lines contains an example of A – personificationB – metaphorC – rhyming couplet D – none of the above C – rhyming couplet
Why does Puck believe Lysander to be the man Oberon wanted him to find?A – He is wearing Athenian garbB – He is sleeping so far from the girlC – He is the only man Puck could findD – all of these D – all of these
To which two senses does the imagery in the line below appeal? “Thorny hedgehogs, be not seen”A – sight and soundB – sight and feeling C – smell and sightD – feeling and tasteE – taste and sound B – sight and feeling
An example of an iambic foot is found in the beat of the nameA – “Theseus”B – TitaniaC – “Helena”D – “Hermia”E – none of the above E – none of the above
A tedious brief scene of young Pyramus And his love Thisbe; very tragical mirth. Merry and tragical! Tedious and brief!We see examples ____________ in these lines.A – puns B – metaphorsC – similesD – oxymorons D – oxymorons
“That will ask some tears in the true preforming of it: if I do it, let the audience look to their eyes; I will move storms.” This line has an example of what literary element?A – simile B – hyperboleC – personificationD – dramatic irony B – hyperbole
“O grim-looked night! O night with hue so black! O night, which evert art when day is not. O night! O night’ contains an example ofA – dramatic irony B – overused alliterationC – simile D – overused repetition D – overused repetition
When Bottom – unknowingly – wearing the head of a donkey says “I see their knavery: this is to make an ass of me” Shakespeare is using example ofA – alliterationB – simileC – dramatic ironyD – imagery C – dramatic irony
Which of the following are not in conflict with each other in this act three?A – Hermia and helenaB – Demetrius and LysanderC – Robin and TheseusD – Lysander and Hermia C – Robin and Theseus
When Theseus is told that the play was written by laborers who have “never labour’d in their minds” what is really being said?A – that the men are intellectualsB – that the men are not very smartC – that the men are prankstersD – That the men work very hard B – that the men are not very smart
What are Moonshine and Lion left to do at the end of their play?A – apologize to the kingB – remove all propsC – write a sequelD – bury the dead D – bury the dead
What does Helena, still thinking Hermia and the men are ganging up on her, say about the childhoods of the women?A – Hermia was always meanB – Hermia was like her sisterC – Hermia always acted like a motherD – Hermia was always taller than she was B – Hermia was like her sister
Oberon was originally jealous of Titania becauseA – She was more interested in the beauty of the universe than in himB – she had an eye for SnugC – he thought she was interested in TheseusD – She was more interested in Cobweb and Peaseblossom than in him C – he thought she was interested in Theseus
what do the fairies do after the palace goes to sleep?A – they go to sleep as wellB – Oberon sends them out to sing and dance and bless the new lovers on their wedding nightC – They go back to the woods to clean us he damage all of the lovers had doneD – They of out to play tricks on the actors B – Oberon sends them out to sing and dance and bless the new lovers on their wedding night
“this is old Ninny’s tomb” is an example of A – simileB – AlliterationC – malapropismD – pun C – malapropism
When Lysander says, “I will shake thee from me like a serpent” he uses an example of a A – simile B – metaphorC – PunD – Personification A – simile
We began the play with both men loving Hermia; now both love Helena. How many times have the women changed whom they love?A – 2B – 1C – 0D – 3 C – 0
Which of the women is insecure about her looks?A – HermiaB – HippolytaC – HelenaD – Titania C – Helena
Once her vision has been cleared from the potion, what is Titania’s response to her “affair” with Bottom?A – she is confused about how she could love an ass, but dances with OberonB – she is furious with Oberon and still loves the assC – she has a change of heart and lovingly decides to hand the boy overD – she’s angry at Bottom for allowing her to love him A – she is confused about how she could love an ass, but dances with Oberon
Why are the other actors so happy to see Bottom return?A – they thought he has been killedB – they didn’t think anyone else could play PyramusC – they didn’t think anyone else could play ThisbeD – they thought he had married the Fairy Queen B – they didn’t think anyone else could play Pyramus
“I know a place where the wild thyme blows,/where oxlips and the nodding violet grows.” A – RobinB – TitaniaC – OberonD – Lysander C – Oberon
“Lord, what fools Mortals be!”A – oberonB – Robin C – BottomD – titania B – robin
“The course of true lover never did run smooth.”A – LysanderB – DemetriusC – HermiaD – Helena A – lysander
“The lunatic, the lover, and the poet/are the imagination all compact…”A – Theseus B – robinC – bottom D – hippolyta A – Theseus
“I’ll put a girdle round about the earth in forty minute”A – bottomB – RobinC – OberonD – Theseus b – Robin
Robin’s last speech has many purposes. Which of these is not one of them?A – it closes the playB – it thanks the audienceC- it asks the audience to enjoy or else pardon the frivolous entertainmentD – it reminds the audience that the actors will gladly accept monetary donations after the play D – it reminds the audience that the actors will gladly accept monetary donations after the play
The person in charge of Theseus’ wedding festivities and entertainment is A – egeusB – lysanderC – Philostrate D – bottomd – quince c – philostrate
“You acorn!” is an example of a – a pun b – a malapropismc – a metaphord – a smilie c – a metaphor
The eleventh weakened syllable in a line of iambic pentameter is called aside. A – trueB – false b – false
one reason shakespeare uses iambic pentameter was because it helped his actors memorize the lines faster.A – trueb – false a – true
a metric foot is defined as three syllables with one beata – true b – false b – false
iambic foot has the stress on the last syllablea – trueb – false a – true
In shakespeare’s day, one would address the king of England as “thou.” a – trueb – false b – false
Shakespeare uses contractions in his lines in order to keep the pentameter intact. a – true b – false a – true
Sometimes shakespeare asks us to pronounce the “ed” of a word in the past tense, for example, because it helps the reader recognize the difference between male and female. a – true b – false b – false
“opening on neptune with fair blessed beams…” contains an example of a – rhymeb – allusionc – metaphord – sentimentality b – allusion
most of this scene is comprised of the performance of the tragedy of Pyramus and Thisbe. What makes the tragedy “comic’ for the noble audience on stage?a – the actors are very talented and intentionally slip comedic scenes into the tragedyb – the actors have changed the script and tuned it into a comedyc – the actors are good and like to laugh a lotd – the actors are so bad at that it is unintentionally funny d – the actors are so bad at that it is unintentionally funny
why hermia and lysander sleep so far apart?a – hermia’s is afraid of lysanderb – hermia does not trust lysanderc – hermia wants to preserve her modesty until she is marriedd – hermia does not want anyone to see her sleeping close to lysander c – hermia wants to preserve her modesty until she is married
what can you infer about the sizes of Helena and Hermia based on the descriptions?a – hermia is tall and helena is shortb – hermia is tall and helena is tallc – hermis is short and helena is shortd – hermia is short and helena is tall d – hermia is short and helena is tall
another name for puck is a – robin straveling B – robin goodfellowc – robin williamsd – robin hood b – robin goodfellow

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