Test Answers on Julius Caesar

William Shakespeare/Julius Caesar

How many wives did King Henry VIII have? 6 (divorced 2, executed 2) What church did King Henry VIII create? The Church of England What was King Henry’s sons’ name? Edward When did King Henry’s son die? At age 15 Who were the successors to Henry VIII? Edward, Mary, Elizabeth, and James I What did […]

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Julius Caesar: Act 2 – Reading Guide Questions

to what decision does brutus come in his orchard? why? he decides to join the conspiracy to murder caesar because he thinks caesar will abuse his power if he is crowned what does Lucius give to brutus in scene 1, act 2? he brings the forged note that has been thrown through the window why […]

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Julius Caesar Act 3 Study Guide Questions

What is ironic about the timing of Caesar’s murder (in relation to the preceding events)? Caesar compared himself to the North Star (unmoving, always constant) just before he is killed. In the moments following Caesar’s death, what do the conspirators proclaim to justify their deed? \”Liberty! Freedom! Tyranny is dead!\” Antony’s servant brings a message […]

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Julius Caesar Act 1 Scene 1-3 questions

Why are the commoners wandering the streets instead of working? They are celebrating Caesar’s victory and return How do Flavius and Marullus feel about the celebration? They think the people change their minds too much. They are bitter and jealous. How do Flavius and Marullus show their feelings toward Caesar? They take down the decorations […]

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Julius Caesar Act 2, 3, 4, and 5 Study Guide

question Act 2: What is the meaning of Brutus’ speech at the beginning of this scene? answer In his speech, Brutus is debating on whether or not he wants to kill Caesar. question Act 2: What is the significance of what Lucius finds? answer Lucius discovers on the calendar that it is the Ides of […]

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Julius Caesar acts 1 to 2

question The first triumvirate answer before the play begins question The second triumvirate answer after Caesar dies question Who’s who in the first triumvirate? answer Julius Casaer, Crassus, Pompey question Who’s who in the second triumvirate? answer Octavius Caesar, Mark Antony, M. Lepidus question Julius Caesar answer dictator of Rome question Calpurnia answer Caesar’s wife […]

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Julius Caesar Act 1 & 2

question Julius Caesar is written in answer Blank verse question Setting ( time and places) answer 1) Rome 2) camp in Sardis 3) plains of Philippi question Date when play starts answer Feb 15 44 B.C. question What holiday is feb 15 in rome and what does it deal with answer Lupercalia a religious feast […]

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Julius Caesar Critical

question Wherefore answer Why question Exeunt answer All exit the stage question Vulgar answer Common people (noun) question Construe answer Interpret; explain question Unrhymed verse, who speaks in it? answer Blank verse; the elite question Non-rhythmic answer Common people question What possible reason is there for some characters speaking in prose and some in verse/ […]

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Caesar – Flashcard

question “Beware the ides of March” answer Soothsayer to Caesar, one of the 5 ways Caesar is warned about death question 5 ways Caesar is warned about death answer his wife, crazy dream Ardemodorous’s letter crazy things happening, weather, lion end of Act 2-Augerer’s-Caesar’s fortune tellers, no heart in animal “Beware the ides of March” […]

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Latin III Caesar de bello Gallico Grammar Notes

question Certain verbs govern a [a] object instead of an accusative. Verbs of pleasing, [b], [c], [d], resisting, [e], [f], [g] and [h] generally take a [i] object. answer [a] dative [b] trusting [c] believing [d] persuading [e] commanding [f] obeying [g] serving [h] sparing [i] dative question The [a] is used to express [b] […]

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Julius Caesar Act One

question Act 1 of a play provides basic information about the characters and their situation.What is this part of a play called? answer the exposition question Flavius’ conversation with the commoners in the beginning of Act 1 gives important information. What else does it provide? answer humor question In Act 1, Scene 1, why do […]

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The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare: Act 3.2-3.3

question How do Brutus and Mark Antony differ in their understanding of their audience, the Roman crowd? answer Brutus overlooks that the majority of the crowd served Julius Caesar the military general. He appeals to their citizenship as Romans by calling them first by that name in his salutation: “Romans, countrymen, lovers.” Mark Antony, however, […]

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The Tragedy of Julius Caesar Act 3.2-3.3

question Which statement explains the change in the Roman mob’s reaction from the start of act 3.2 to the end of act 3.3? A. The mob remains calm throughout both speeches. B. The mob is angry immediately after Brutus’ speech but becomes calm by Mark Antony’s support of the conspirators. C. The mob weeps and […]

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THE TRAGEDY OF JULIUS CAESAR BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: ACT 3.2-3.2

question Discuss the reasons the people sided with Mark Antony. Explain your answer by discussing each speaker’s use of persuasive language, including the appeals to pathos and logos as well as the rhetorical devices. answer Responses may vary but should include some or all of the following information: Brutus uses logos to explain logically and […]

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THE TRAGEDY OF JULIUS CAESAR BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: ACT 2

question What is not one of the purposes of Brutus’ soliloquy in act 2.1 of The Tragedy of Julius Caesar? to explain his rationale for participating in the assassination plot against Caesar to reveal his thoughts to reveal his values to show his relationship with his wife, Portia answer to show his relationship with his […]

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Julius Caesar exam review

question a trade sir that i hope i may use with a safe conscience which/ is indeed sir a mender of bad soles answer Cobbler Pun used by shakespeare The first pun is a play on the words sole/soul. The workman indicating that his job entails fixing the soles of the shoes. He also jabs […]

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Julius Caesar Acts 1-5 Summary

question Act 1 answer – on February 15, the Feast of Lupercal, the people take a holiday to celebrate Caesar’s victory over Pompey in a civil war. – Marullus and Flavius, two government officials who supported Pompey, attempt to discourage celebrating workers. – same day, Caesar attends the traditional race at the festival of Lupercal […]

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Julius Caesar Summary

question Rome, Italy 44BC answer The setting of the play ‘Julius Caesar’ question Act I/Scene 1 answer Two tribunes, upset over Caesar’s defeat of Pompey, scatter the crowd of citizens and tear down holiday decorations question Act 1/Scene 2 answer Julius Caesar attends the Lupercal race and is warned to beware of March 15 by […]

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Julius Caesar Act II & III Summary

question Act II Scene i answer Brutus realizes that Caesar will become corrupt if he gets too much power. A forged letter convinces him Caesar must die. Cassius and the conspirators arrive at Brutus’ house. Brutus says they do not need to take an oath as they are all noble Roman men. Cassius suggests to […]

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Julius Caesar Vocab Words

question conspirators answer (n) -Persons who secretly carry out an evil or illegal act question soothsayer answer (n) -Fortuneteller question exalted answer (adj) -Glorified, praised question servile answer (adj) -Submissive, like a slave question barren answer (adj) -Unable to bear children question countenance answer (n) -Face question aught answer (n) -Anything question torrent answer (n) […]

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Julius Caesar Flashcards

What is the setting? What holiday is being celebrated? The race; the feast of Lupercal. Who are Marullus and Flavius? They are guards. Why do they want to drive the commoners from the street? They don’t like Caesar and they don’t think that he should be celebrated. What else do Marullus and Flavius do to […]

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