A Midsummer Night’s Dream – 7th grade

In which city does A Midsummer Night’s Dream take place? Athens
What is Theseus’s title? Duke
Which man does Hermia’s father want her to marry? Demetrius
In Act One, where do Lysander and Mermia plan to be married? Lysander’s aunt’s house
Who brings the complaint against Hermia to Theseus in Act One? Egeus
What will be Hermia’s fate if she refuses to marry Demetrius? She will have to choose to die or live as a nun.
What will happen on the same day that Hermia announces her decision about whom she will marry? Theseus will get married.
Who is chosen to play the lion in the workmen’s play? Snug
What hope does Helena have by telling Demetrius of Lysander and Hermia’s plans? She anticipates the sweet pain of following him to and from the appointed forest while he pursues Hermia. She thinks that he will be thankful.
Why does Flute say he is unable to play the part that he is assigned (in the mini play)? The part is a woman and he has a beard.
Upon overhearing Demetrius and Helena, what does Oberon command Puck to do? He sends Puck to anoint the boy’s eyes as he sleeps so that upon waking he will see Helena and love her.
What is another name for Puck? Robin Goodfellow
Which of the young Athenians is first affected by the love potion? Lysander
What has Puck done to Bottom? He has changed Bottom’s head into that of a donkey.
What part of her appearance does Hermia believe Helena has exploited (taken advantage of) to win Lysander’s love? Her height
What does Oberon want that Titania refuses to give him? Her attendant, an Indian prince
Which of the women is afraid of fighting? Helena
How does Puck prevent Demetrius and Lysander from fighting? By mimicking their voices and causing each to get lost in a separate part of the forest.
How does Bottom react to Titania’s love? He accepts it readily
Which of the characters is not a fairy? Snug
Bottom suggests that Snug should reassure the ladies in the audience about his role as a _______? lion
Snout’s clothes are smeared with ______ to convey that he plays________. plaster, a wall
If a community theater group were putting on “The Miracle Worker” (the biography written about Helen Keller and her teacher Anne Sullivan), Bottom would probably want to be ___________________. Helen Keller, Helen’s brother (minor character), in charge of advertising —- answer was “all of the above”
During rehearsal, Quince yells that the place is haunted because…. He sees a donkey’s head on Bottom
Why does Pyramus, in the workmen’s play, kill himself? Pyramus believes Thisbe has been killed because he finds her tattered garment at their meeting place.
Who speaks with Titania’s attendants (her fairy court)? only Bottom
Who first thinks of using the love potion on Titania? Oberon
Whom does Demetrius love at the end of the play? Helena
Why is the flower (with the juice) so special? one of Cupid’s arrows struck it
When Titania has the magic nectar in her eyes, she considers Bottom…. handsome and wise
Which of the mechanicals (workmen) is in charge of the rehearsals? Quince
What food does Bottom crave after Puck’s mischief? hay
What are Theseus and Hippolyta about to do before they discover the sleeping lovers? Listen to Theseus’s hounds barking as they hunt
What does Bottom insist the Mechanicals avoid eating before the performance? onions and garlic
Who is the only character who remains under Oberon’s spell? Demetrius
How many weddings take place before the play-within-a-play? three
Who blesses Theseus and Hippolya with a magical charm at the end of the play? Oberon and Titania
Who suggests that the audience consider whether the entire play has been a dream? Puck
The audience is most likely to feel sorry for ________ when _____________ Helena/She responds to declarations of love by Lysander and Demetrius
Which of the following BEST describes Egeus? hard as nails
If Egeus were a judge, which sentence would he most likely hand down to his own son, the getaway driver in a robbery where a bank teller was killed? execution
If you were invited to a birthday celebration for Puck, which present would he probably LEAST enjoy getting from you? a leather-bound set of Shakespearean tragedies
If Demetrius turned out to be a wife-batterer, Helena would probably… blame herself and take the abuse
Identify the speaker…”If we shadows have offended, Think but this, and all is mended, That you have but slumbered here, While these visions did appear.” Puck
Identify the speaker…”I know a bank where the wild thyme blows, Where oxlipa and the nodding violet grows, Quite overcanopied with luscious woodbine, With sweet muskroses and with eglantine.” Oberon
Identify the speaker…”The course of true love never did run smooth.” Lysander
Identify the speaker…”Lord, what fools these mortals be!” Puck
Identify the speaker… “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” Helena
The one mortal (human) who really interacts with the fairy world is….. Bottom
At the end of the play, Puck uses his broom to… clean the Duke’s house of bad things