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Unformatted text preview: English 2148 Midterm Exam . *Section ONE: Below are 20 Multiple Choice Questions. Circle the best answer for each question. (2 Points Each) 1. In which of the following years was Shakespeare born? a. 1400 b. 1564 c. 1588 d. 1616 2. Tranio spends much of the play disguised as which character? a. Vincentio b. Petruchio c. Lucentio d. Hortensio 3. Bianca is forbidden by her father to get married until what happens to her sister Kate? a. she dies b. she goes to school c. she gets married d. she eats beef with mustard 4. Who says, The more my wrong, the more his spite appears./What, did he marry me to famish me? a. Bianca b. Katharina c. the Widow d. the Hostess of the Alehouse 5. In what city does A Midsummer Nights Dream open? a. Venice b. London c. Athens d. Illyria 6. Hippolyta is Queen of the: a. Fairies b. Amazons c. Pygmies d. Ball 7. Who says, Methought I was enamored of an ass? a. Titania b. Hippolyta c. Hydrangea d. Lydia 8. Who says, If we shadows have offended,/ Think but this and all is mended? a. Bottom b. Oberon c. Titania d. Puck 9. What does Oberon want from Titania? a. a black pearl b. sex c. an Indian boy d. the ruby amulet 10. Who would most likely say With duty and desire we follow you? a. Helena b. Egeus c. Bottom d. Lysander 11. Who says, I am your spaniel; The more you beat me, I will fawn on you? a. Katharina b. Viola c. Helena d. Poodalia 12. Who says, the world must be peopled? a. Petruchio b. Orsino c. Benedick d. Orsino 13. Who says, in the congregation where I should wed, there will I shame her? a. Benedick b. Claudio c. Feste d. Lucentio 14. Who is a follower of Don John? a. Oswald b. Fluvio c. Borachio d. Leontine 15. In what country is Much Ado About Nothing set? a. England b. Scotland c. Italy d. France 16. Who does Borachio have a affair with? a. Margaret b. Hero c. Conrade d. Lady Wishfort 17. Who says, If music be the food of love, play on? a. Petruchio b. Benedick c. Orsinio d. Bottom 18. Who cross-garters himself? a. Caesario b. Malvolio c. Feste d. Castrato 19. Who dresses up as Sir Topas? a. Malvolio b. Viola c. Feste d. Orsino 20. Who writes the letter that leads Malvolio to think Olivia loves him? a. Sir Toby b. Viola c. Maria d. Feste *Section TWO: Below are three Quotations. Choose TWO (2) and on separate notebook paper answer the following (in clear paragraph form) in regard to each. Who speaks the words; what play; how does it fit into the plays plot; what idea or theme is generated by the quote? (10 Points Each) 1. They say the lady is fair; tis a truth, I can bear them witness; and virtuous; tis so, I cannot reprove it; and wise but for loving me; by my troth, it is no addition to her wit nor no great argument of her folly, for I will be horribly in love with her....
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