The Crucible Practice Quiz

Why does Abigail Williams live with Reverend Parris? She is having an affair with him. She is his servant. She is his niece. She is his illegitimate daughter. she is his niece
. Which of these characters is not condemned for witchery? Rebecca Nurse Giles Corey Bridget Bishop John Proctor giles corey
Why does Reverend Parris wish to spare Proctor? He fears for his life if a respected man is hanged. He is convinced that Proctor is innocent. He wishes to tear down the court. He wants to have revenge against Abigail. he fears for his life if a respected man is hanged
“The Devil is precise; the marks of his presence are definite as stone.” What is the significance of this line? It is a veiled threat that Reverend Parris uses against Proctor for opposing him. It is ironic, for Reverend Hale is using ambiguous marks to define the devil’s presence. It shows that Mary Warren is a prideful girl who thinks herself the superior of the Proctors. It foreshadows Giles Corey’s death by stoning. It is ironic, for Reverend Hale is using ambiguous marks to define the devil’s presence.
Which of the following did not occur during the dancing? Tituba attempted to conjure Ruth Putnam’s sisters. Mercy Lewis danced naked. Abigail Williams drank a charm to kill Goody Proctor. Susanna Walcott murdered a frog and a rabbit for Tituba’s spell. Susanna Walcott murdered a frog and a rabbit for Tituba’s spell.
“More weight.” What of the following is not significant about this line? Elizabeth mentions this to John as he decides whether or not to admit to witchcraft, serving as an example of a friend who sacrificed himself for a greater good. Giles chooses his death, sacrificing himself to spare others. Danforth erroneously believes that Giles will admit to witchery if placed under greater torture. Because Giles dies by refusing to answer questions, he is not excommunicated and dies a Christian. Danforth erroneously believes that Giles will admit to witchery if placed under greater torture.
. Which of the following characters does not support John Proctor’s decision to falsely admit to witchcraft? Reverend Hale Elizabeth Proctor Deputy Governor Danforth Reverend Parris elizabeth proctor
Why do many of the accused admit to witchcraft? By admitting to witchcraft they guarantee that they will not be executed. By admitting to witchcraft they can accuse others of the same crime. They are forced to admitting to witchcraft under duress and torture. They are actually witches. By admitting to witchcraft they guarantee that they will not be executed.
Which of the following is not a complaint that Proctor has against Reverend Parris? Parris wastes the church money on extravagant items. Parris demands too much compensation, such as the right to his house. Parris reaches out for land at the expense of his neighbors Parris focuses on hell and damnation in his services Parris reaches out for land at the expense of his neighbors
“Your justice would freeze beer.” To whom does this line refer? Thomas Putnam Elizabeth Proctor Deputy Governor Danforth Reverend Parris elizabeth proctor
What grudge do the Putnams not have against the Nurses? The Nurses opposed the Putnams’ choice for minister. The Nurses and their allies broke away from Salem to form a new community. The Nurses own land that the Putnams covet. Rebecca Nurse has never lost a child nor grandchild, while Mrs. Putnam has lost all but one of her children. the nurses own land that the outnams convet
What does the commandment that Proctor forgets concern? Murder Blasphemy Lying Adultery adultery
What victory would the Devil have to win a soul already bad?” What is the significance of this line? It shows that Reverend Parris suspects everybody of witchcraft. It foreshadows the eventual charges against respectable citizens such as Rebecca Nurse. It foreshadows Mr. Putnam’s charges against George Jacobs. It is ironic, for the speaker is a lost soul charging others with villainy. It foreshadows the eventual charges against respectable citizens such as Rebecca Nurse. It foreshadows Mr. Putnam’s charges against George Jacobs.
What is the likely reason that Old Giles cannot say his prayers? He is easily frightened. He is forgetful and barely knows his prayers. Rebecca Nurse sent her spirit out against him. His wife’s reading blocks him from saying his prayers. he is forgetful and barely knows his prayers
Theology, sir, is a fortress; no crack in a fortress may be accounted small.” What is the significance of this line? It shows the arrogance of the court in believing itself infallible. It shows that Reverend Hale is invariably fixed on minor details. It shows that any person may be suspected of witchcraft for any small fault. It shows the hypocrisy of Reverend Parris, who himself has major flaws. it shows that any person may be suspected of witch craft for any small fault
“The Crucible” is an allegorical tale that relates most strongly to which contemporary event for Arthur Miller? The Holocaust The Nuremberg trials The McCarthy hearings The Starr report the McCarthy hearings
Which of the following is not evidence used by Hale against the Proctors? Mary Warren’s poppet The failure of their children to be baptised. John’s affair with Abigail Williams The Proctor’s absence from church. John’s affair with abigail williams
Which of the following is not matched to the person whom he/she accuses of witchcraft? Tituba : Sarah Good Ann Putnam: Rebecca Nurse Abigail Williams : Elizabeth Proctor Betty Parris: George Jacobs betty parris: george jacobs
Which character in the play is compared to Pontius Pilate? Thomas Putnam Reverend John Hale Giles Corey Reverend Samuel Parris reverend john hale
Which of the following is not matched to their motive for promoting the witchcraft trials? Samuel Parris : paranoia John Hathorne : superstition Abigail Williams : lust Thomas Putnam : greed John Hawthorne:Superstition
What is the significant about Danforth’s support for Proctor’s confession? It shows that he will bend the rules whenever it suits him. It shows that he knows that there are no witches in Salem. It shows that he has turned against Putnam and Parris. It shows that his interest is in preserving the court and not in actual justice. It shows that his interest is in preserving the court and not in actual justice.
Which character proclaims that Abigail Williams should be “ripped out of the world”? Samuel Parris Elizabeth Proctor John Hale John Proctor elizabeth proctor
Which line best represents Elizabeth Proctor’s view in the trials? “I cannot think the Devil may own a woman’s soul when she keeps an upright way.” “The shining sun is up, and them that fear not light will surely praise it.” “If Rebecca Nurse be tainted, then nothing’s left to stop the whole green world from burning.” “Remember, until an hour before the Devil fell, God thought him beautiful in Heaven.” “I cannot think the Devil may own a woman’s soul when she keeps an upright way.”
What is significant about Giles Corey’s charge against Thomas Putnam? It illustrates the theme of the obscure division between public and private. It illustrates the theme of the novel of passing blame from one character to another. It is ironic, for Giles Corey is condemned for giving evidence that is hearsay, while equally invalid evidence is used to condemn persons for witchcraft. It is ironic, for Giles Corey is condemned for giving evidence that is hearsay, while equally invalid evidence is used to condemn persons for witchcraft.
What is the significance of the line “before the laws of God we are as swine! We cannot read his will.” This demonstrates Proctor’s contempt for the intellectual abilities of men. This is ironic, for Danforth believes that we can read God’s will, or else he would not condemn people for witchcraft. This demonstrates the change in Reverend Hale, for at the beginning of the play he believed that he could ascertain any supernatural phenomenon. When Elizabeth argues this, it shows that she does not want John to confess. This demonstrates the change in Reverend Hale, for at the beginning of the play he believed that he could ascertain any supernatural phenomenon.
Match each character with the proper description. 1. old man who is pressed with stones2. girl who leads the accusations3. slave who teaches the children about “spirits”4. worthy woman put to death as a witch5. comes to Salem to help with witch problem6. uses the witch tales to carry out personal vengeance7. tries to stop the trials, then charges Proctor8. man whom Abigail hopes to marry after his wife is hanged9. tolerates no challenge to his authority10. minister who fears there is a conspiracy against hima. Reverend John Haleb. Titubac. Giles Coreyd. Judge Danforthe. Mary Warrenf. Thomas Putnamg. Reverend Samuel Parrish. Abigail Williamsj. John Proctork. Rebecca Nurse 1. c2. h3. b4. k5. a6. f7. e8. j9. d10. g
TRUE-FALSE Mark each statement A for True and B for False.11. Because of his interest in children, Reverend Parris devotes his ministry to them.12. The witch hunt becomes an opportunity for the people of Salem to band together as a community.13. Ann Putnam believes Tituba can speak to the dead.14. Reverend Parris sees the girls dancing in the woods.15. Abigail admits placing a needle in the poppet that Marry Warren gives to Elizabeth.16. Elizabeth Proctor believes that her husband’s affair with Abigail is only a product of Elizabeth’s imagination.17. Abigail Williams accuses Elizabeth Proctor of being a witch.18. The tradition of strict social control breaks down in Salem.19. Hale is a devoted supporter of the trials throughout The Crucible.20. Proctor destroys his confession without signing it. 11. b12. b13. a14. a15. b16. b17. a18. a19. b20. b

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