The Crucible Act 1 Test

Why has Reverend Parris sent for a doctor as the play begins? Betty Parris was unconsious
what advice does the doctor send back? doctor said it might be witchcraft
what does Parris question his niece Abigail about? what did they do in the forest
what is parris’ main concern? more concerned about reputation, he doesn’t want people to know what daughter does.
what did Parris see in the woods the previous night? saw dress on ground and someone running naked in forest and Tituba over fire dancing like a beast
what has Elizabeth Procter said about Abigail? she is lazy, she doesnt do her work and she was only there to be a maid
why does Abigail say she was dismissed by the proctors? she didn’t act like a slave, didn’t do the things they wanted when they wanted
what rumors have circulated around town about Betty Parris? what proof later occurs that “proves” that she is a witch? she is a witch and people saw she was fly and goes in woods wit Tituba at night.
Why did Mrs. Putnam contact Tituba? wants to talk to her dead babies
who does Abigail accuse of conjuring spirits at this point? Tituba and Ruth
what does Betty Parris reveal about what happened in the woods? Abigail drank blood to kill Goody Proctor
what threat does Abigail make to the other girls? she will come to them at night and stab them
what happened in the past between John Proctor and Abigail? How does each of them feel now? they had an affair and john said it did not happen but Abigail is in love with him
what is the dispute between John Proctor and Thomas Putnam? fighting about land boundaries
why is reverend Hale in Salem? to help Betty
what does Giles Corey reveal to Reverend Hale? tells him about strange books his wife reads and doesn’t let him see.
when Abigail is questioned by Reverend Hale, who does she blame? what proof does she offer? Tituba. made abigail drink blood, made potions, makes her laugh in church, comes to her at night in her dreams and to have rituals, and makes her stand outside naked
why does Betty start accusing people? she is just following Abigail
what ultimatum is Tituba given? confess or be hanged
Who is Reverend Hale? comes to Salem to help with witch problems
who is Tituba? slave who teaches children about spirits
Who is Giles Corey? old man pressed with stones
Who is Reverend Parris? minister who fear that there people are conspiring about him
Who is Abigail Williams? girl who leads acuzations
Who is John Proctor? man who abigail hopes to marry
What is Reverend Parris’ problem? daughter and niece accused of witchcraft and people believes he is not good man
what is Tituba’s problem? accused of witchcraft
what is Reverend Hale’s problem? has to figure out how to fix entire problem having
what is Abigail William’s problem? caught up in witchcraft and had affair with John Proctor
what is John Proctor’s problem? commits adultery and issue with Pariris
who is Parris associated with? Betty- his daughterAbigail- his niece
who is Betty associated with? Parris- her fatherAbigail- her cousin
who is abigail associated with? Parris- her UncleBetty- her cousin
who is Tituba associated with? Parris Family- she works for them
who is Mrs. An Putnam associated with? Thomas- her husbandRuth- her daughter
who is Thomas Putnam associated with? Mrs. Ann Putnam- his wifeRuth- his daughter
who is John Proctor associated with? Elizabeth Proctor- his wifeAbigail- had affair
who is Elizabeth Proctor associated with? John Proctor- her husband
who is Rebecca Nurse associated with? Francis Nurse- married to
who is Reverend Hale associated with? Parris- called by
what is Betty’s problem? caught dancing in woods
what is Mrs. Ann Putnam’s problem? she has seven dead babies, and Ruth is sick
what is Thomas Putnam’s problem? angry about land dispute and angry about minister
Abrogate to abolish; to do away with
Abyss bottomless hole; a vast expanse or depth
Adamant inflexible; immovable; obstinate
Ameliorate to make better; to relieve; to improve
Augury an omen or prophecy
Baseness the quality of lacking higher values
Begrudge to give reluctantly; to envy a possession of one’s enjoyment
Bemuse to confuse or to bewilder
Blasphemous irreverent; profane
Calamity a serious event causing distress or misfortune
Confound a cause one to become confused

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