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ENGL 102 TEST 3

  

Question 1  Choose one word that best explains      why the people have rejected the “multitude of mercy” offered by the      speaker?

  

Humanism

 

Pleasure

 

Materialism

 

Science

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Question 2  Choose one word that best      describes how the speaker feels about those of whom he speaks.

  

Indifferent

 

Disappointed

 

Shame

 

Apathetic

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Question 3  Death’s vow to search for “both      great and small,” never to relax at any point, means that

  

Death is universal   and inescapable.

 

Humanity is at war   with death.

 

Cruelty is all   Death knows.

 

Death is cruel to   both great and small.

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Question 4  The speaker characterizes the      “creatures” about whom he speaks as __________.

  

physically blind

 

spiritually poor   and lost

 

successful

 

deists

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Question 5  According to the excerpt,      __________.

  

evil is popular and   well-spoken of.

 

pride goeth before   the fall.

 

people acknowledge   God.

 

people pray to God   for deliverance from evil.

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Question 6  Episodic Bible      stories were the sources of miracle plays.
 

True 

False 

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Question 7  Which character in Everyman says      to Everyman: “Fear not; I will speak for thee.”

  

Good Deeds

 

Goods

 

Knowledge

 

Beauty

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Question 8  Confession gives Everyman a

  

vow

 

scourge

 

petition

 

voucher

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Question 9  The name “Oedipus” means      swollen hand.
 

True 

False 

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Question 10  In the play Oedipus the Chorus      say: “Majestic Oedipus! / No prince in Thebes had ever such renown, / No      prince won such grace of power. / And now of all men ever known / Most      pitiful is this man’s story: / His fortunes are most changed, his state /      Fallen to a low slave’s / Ground under bitter fate.”  The excerpt      uses __________ as its organizing principle.

  

Opposites

 

Cause and effect   argument

 

Verisimilitude

 

Analogy

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Question 11  “Quem Quoeritis” means      “Whom Do You Seek.”

True 

False 

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Question 12  Greek tragedy encouraged the use      of comedy and tragedy in the same play to show the duality of human      nature.

True 

False 

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Question 13  Greek actors used giant masks to      indicate their character types or emotions.

True 

False 

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Question 14  In Everyman, who does not speak?

  

God

 

Everyman

 

Faith

 

Death

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Question 15  Which convention is a device for      rolling out onto the stage evidence of actions which cannot be depicted on      stage?

  

antigone

 

strophe

 

parados

 

parados

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Question 16  Miracle plays became obsolete      largely from the re-emergence of Roman models of drama.
 

True 

False 

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Question 17  Strength speaks in Everyman      saying: “You spend your speech and waste your brain.” In context, this      means that

  

One is entitled to   free speech.

 

Time has passed for   action.

 

Strength does not   care. Effort is useless.

 

Idleness is the   result.

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Question 18  The Greek scene (skene) building      had no drop curtain.

True 

False 

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Question 19  Greek audiences had a knowledge of      Homer’s works.

True 

False 

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Question 20  Goods states in the play Everyman:      “Who calleth me? Everyman? What hast thou hast! / I lie here in corners,      trussed and piled so high, / And in chest I am locked so fast, / Also      sacked in bags, thou mayst see with thine eye, / I cannot stir; in packs      low I lie. / What would ye have, lightly me say.”  
     Words and phrases such as “trussed,” “locked,” “sacked in bags,” and      “cannot stir” allude to someone who is

  

A miser

 

Generous

 

Princely

 

Anti-materialist

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Question 21  A messenger tells Oedipus that the      king’s (Oedipus’s) father, _____, is dead.

  

Polybos

 

Kreon

 

Jokasta

 

Teiresias

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Question 22  In Greek theater, all roles were      performed by males.

True 

False 

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Question 23  Othello is known to be honest,      open, sincere, and overly trusting.

True 

False 

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Question 24  In the play Oedipus the Chorus      say: “Majestic Oedipus! / No prince in Thebes had ever such renown, / No      prince won such grace of power. / And now of all men ever known / Most      pitiful is this man’s story: / His fortunes are most changed, his state /      Fallen to a low slave’s / Ground under bitter fate.”  The speaker      uses opposites in this excerpt.  This is an example of the use of      ________________.

  

Contrast.

 

Cause and effect   argument.

 

Verisimilitude.

 

Analogy

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Question 25  Greek theatre invented the drop-curtain      device.

True 

False 

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Question 26  The scene (skene) could not be      used for action because the audience could not see inside it.

True 

False 

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Question 27  Have you read the syllabus as      posted in this course?
 

  

Yes

 

No

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Question 28  Bolbus and Nerope are the      childless couple in Oedipus Rex who adopt a child.
 

True 

False 

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Question 29  Everyman states in the play      Everyman: “ O gracious God, in the high seat celestial, / Have mercy on me      in this most need; / Shall I have no company from this vale terrestrial /      Of mine acquaintance that way to me lead?”
     In this excerpt, Everyman pleads to God for ________.

  

Longer life and   strength

 

Help from heaven

 

Redemption and companionship

 

Help from above

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Question 30  Morality plays flourished until      late in the nineteenth century.

True 

False 

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Question 31  Ancient drama grew out of the      religious ceremonies of the ancient Greeks.

True 

False 

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Question 32  Richard Caxton printed Everyman      in English in the early 1600’s.

True 

False 

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Question 33  Everyman states in the play      Everyman: “ O gracious God, in the high seat celestial, / Have mercy on me      in this most need; / Shall I have no company from this vale terrestrial /      Of mine acquaintance that way to me lead?”
     In this excerpt, Everyman pleads to God to allow help from ________.

  

Extraterrestrial   forces

 

Heaven

 

Earth

 

Angels

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Question 34  Goods states in the play Everyman:      “Who calleth me? Everyman? What hast thou hast! / I lie here in corners,      trussed and piled so high, / And in chest I am locked so fast, / Also      sacked in bags, thou mayst see with thine eye, / I cannot stir; in packs      low I lie. / What would ye have, lightly me say.”  In context, this      best satirizes 

  

Savings 

 

Wealth 

 

Generosity 

 

Materialistic   devotion to gathering goods 

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Question 35  Goods states in the play Everyman:      “Who calleth me? Everyman? What hast thou hast! / I lie here in corners,      trussed and piled so high, / And in chest I am locked so fast, / Also      sacked in bags, thou mayst see with thine eye, / I cannot stir; in packs      low I lie. / What would ye have, lightly me say.”  
     Words and phrases such as “I lie,” “trussed,” “locked,” and “cannot stir”      allude to the truth of the popular adage that

  

“you can’t take it   [wealth] with you [when you die]”

 

“money is the be   all and end all”

 

“money is the fuel   of life”

 

“money is power”

1.6 points   

Question 36  A function of the Greek chorus was      to reveal the lead character’s thoughts.

True 

False 

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Question 37  Because so much of the Greek      population desired to enjoy the benefits of royalty, there were often      on-stage conflicts between actors playing commoners and kings.

True 

False 

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Question 38  The Greek stage was limited in the      use of props and scenery.
 

True 

False 

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Question 39  The end of a Greek play is called      Exodos.

 

True 

False 

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Question 40  Antigone and Ismene are Oedipus’      daughters.

True 

False 

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Question 41  The beggar in “Quem      Quoeritis” pleads that he be included in Christ’s resurrection.
 

True 

False 

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Question 42  Dionysus was the god of dance.

True 

False 

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Question 43  Both men and women served in the      Greek chorus.

True 

False 

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Question 44  According to Greek theater, it is      not any extrinsic problem or challenge that determines outcome.

True 

False 

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Question 45  Setting can be a determining      influence of a story.
 

True 

False 

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Question 46  Have you read the information      provided through the Student Expectations link?
 

  

Yes

 

No

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Question 47  Sophocles is noted for his clear      and logical action that used political, religious, and personal elements.

True 

False 

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Question 48  Goods speaks in the play Everyman      saying:  “Who calleth me? Everyman? What hast thou hast! / I lie here      in corners, trussed and piled so high, / And in chest I am locked so fast,      / Also sacked in bags, thou mayst see with thine eye, / I cannot stir; in      packs low I lie. / What would ye have, lightly me say.”
     An inanimate object, Goods, speaks in this excerpt.  This technique      is called ____________.

  

Assonance

 

Alliteration

 

Alliteration

 

Personification

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Question 49  With the decline and fall of Rome,      drama – either as an institution or a literature – ceased to exist.
 

True 

False 

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Question 50  The Greeks were a war-like culture      and enjoyed seeing bloodshed on the stage.

True 

False