crucible act ii quiz new

The Crucible – Act II Quiz
1. Where did Elizabeth ask John to go?
a. to help Reverend Parris with Betty
b. to apologize to Abigail
c. to into Salem and tell the authorities Abigail is lying
d. to convince Tituba to have the girls tell the truth.
2. What is John’s response when Elizabeth asks him to do this?
a. He tells her to mind her own business.
b. He goes right away.
c. He ignores her.
d. He hesitates.
3. What did Mary Warren do that upset the Proctors?
a. told stories about Tituba being a witch
b. disobeyed them and went to Salem
c. Put a love charm on a boy in town
d. told the judges of Martha Corey’s strange ways
4. Why was Elizabeth suspicious of John Proctor?
a. He reads strange books
b. He doesn’t believe in witches.
c. He lied about being alone with Abigail.
d. He always gets into arguments with people.
5. What gift did Mary Warren give Elizabeth?
a. neatly handwritten Bible verses
b. flowers from her walk home
c. an apron
d. a poppet
6. What was the “evidence” against Sarah Good?
a. She confessed to witchcraft.
c. She could not recite the commandments
B. She mumbled when begging for food
d. all of these
7. Why does Elizabeth think that Abigail wants to kill her?
a. She’s sick and a little paranoid.
b. She believes Abby wants to take her place as John’s wife.
c. She believes Abby is bewitched and will try to destroy anything good.
d. a & c.
8. Why did Hale come to Proctor’s house?
a. He wanted to eat rabbit stew and drink cider.
b. He wanted to question them about their Christian home.
c. He wanted to quiet their fears.
d. He wanted to ask Proctor a favor.
e. None of these.
9. What things are “suspicious” about Proctor and his family?
a. Proctor does not go to church regularly
b. Their youngest son has not been baptized.
c. He could not remember all ten of the commandments
d. b & c
e. All of the above.
10. On what charge(s) was Rebecca Nurse arrested?
a. The murder of Goody Putnam’s babies
b. Conduct unbecoming a Puritan woman
c. Inability to recite her ten commandments
d. For possessing “strange” poppets.
e. none of these
11. Why does Cheever come to the Proctor’s house?
a. He comes to question John.
b. He comes to arrest Elizabeth.
c. He comes to talk with John about what to do about Parris.
d. He comes to ask John’s opinion about whether the girls are lying.
e. All of these.
12. What is the deciding factor in Elizabeth’s arrest?
a. Her inability to recite the ten commandments
b. Her possession of the doll with a needle in it
c. The fact that she has not had her son baptized
d. Abby’s testimony
13. What will happen to Proctor if he tries to discredit Abby or tell everyone she’s lying?
a. She will tell that she and John Proctor had an affair.
b. She will claim that she has seen him with the devil.
c. She will bewitch Elizabeth.
d. She will end their affair.
14. Why doesn’t Mary want to testify about the doll?
a. She doesn’t want to get involved
b. She is afraid of Abigail
c. She is afraid of the devil
d. She thinks she will look like a fool
15. Toward the end of Act II, Giles Corey reveals that two more women were accused of witchcraft.
Who were they?
a. Abigail and Mary
c. Betty and Abigail
b. Martha and Rebecca
d. Martha and Mary
Part 2 – Write the name of the character who is speaking.
__________________________16. But I wilted, and, like a Christian, I confessed. Confessed! Some
dream I had must have mistaken you for God that day.
__________________________17. I come of my own, without the court’s authority. I know not if you
are aware, but your wife’s name is – mentioned in the court.
__________________________18. Why—I made it in the court, sir, and—give it to Goody Proctor
tonight…why, I meant no harm by it, sir.
__________________________19. Is the accuser always holy now? Were they born this morning as
clean as God’s fingers? I’ll tell you what’s walking Salem – vengeance is walking Salem.
__________________________20. The court bid me search your house, but I like not to search a house.
So will you hand me any poppets that your wife may keep here?
Part 3 - In paragraph form, explain how The Crucible is a story of revenge, fear, and pride. (5 points)
Your response should be written on your own paper. Include details from the story to support each
major idea. Be sure to proofread before you turn in your paper.
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