Act 1&2 much ado quiz

Where have Don Pedro, Claudio, and Benedick been? At war
About whom does Beatrice ask and why? She asks about Benedick because she wants to know if he has done well in the war
Who was defeated in the war? How does Don Pedro treat the loser and why? Don John was defeated in the war and Don Pedro forgives the loser because they are half brothers
How do Beatrice and Benedick treat each other? What conclusions can you draw about their relationship? They’re mean to each other probably because they’re interested in each other
What does Don Pedro plan on happening before he dies? To see Benedick sick with love
When Claudio talks to Don Pedro about Hero, he shows he is interested in Hero for more than what? her looks and personality
What offer does Don Pedro make to Claudio? That he will let him have Hero as a lover
Eavesdropping or nothing scenes are crucial to the plot. What does Antonio learn from his eavesdropping servant. What type of irony is this? He learned about the offer Don Pedro made with Claudio to get Hero. Situational Irony
In the Renaissance, illegitimate stereotyped as wicked and conniving. Don John, the comedy’s villain, is no exception. How is he villainous? Don jon is seen as trying to get revenge on claudio and he is a bastard child. Him getting revenge makes him the villain
What information obtained by eavesdropping does Borachio bring Don John? He tells him that Don Pedro is planning to give Hero to claudio
What resolution does Don John make? He said he would de whatever it takes to make Claudio and Pedro miserable, with his revenge. He said he would de whatever it takes to make Claudio and Pedro miserable, with his revenge
What happens to Beatrice whenever she sees Don John and why? She gets heartburn because she doesn’t like how he looks
What kind of man does Beatrice consider ideal? A man that is halfway between Don John and Benedick
What advice does Beatrice offer Hero? If you don’t like what you pick then get another
What does Leonato instruct Hero to do? Agree that Don Pedro asks
Who pairs off at the party? Pedro, Margaret, Balthaser, Hero, Benedick, Ursela, Antonio and Beatrice
At the party, Beatrice recognizes Benedick in spite of the mask. How does she use this knowledge to her advantage and why? To tell Benedick mean stuff and insult him
What lie does Don John tell Claudio? That Pedro is in love with Hero
In turn, what lie does Claudio tell? That he lost Hero to Prince
How does Claudio react to Don John’s lie? What does this show about Claudio? He was sad, and it shows that he is a quitter
What does Benedick suggest Claudio do? Wear a garland of leaves
How does Benedick react to Beatrice insults? He can’t stand it
When Beatrice takes Claudio to Don Pedro and tells Don Pedro that he is jealous, what does the ruler do? Tells him the truth
What does Don Pedro ask Beatrice and what is her answer? Will you marry me, and she said no
What plan does Don Pedro concoct and whose help does he enlist? To get Benedick and Beatrice together and he asks Hero
How are the plans of Don Pedro and Don John complete opposites? Don John wants the marriage to stop, and Don Pedro wants them together
What kind of woman appeals to Benedick? A women that will keep him under control
Don Pedro, Claudio, and Leonato arrange for Benedick to eavesdrop on them as a singer performs. The song’s lyrics suggest that men routinely practice deception. Who has done this so far? Benedick and Claudio
What does Benedick overhear? The conversation with Don Pedro and Claudio
Why does Benedick believe them? He thinks love can stretch the limits
What resolve does Benedick make based on his eavesdropping? That Beatrice is in love with Benedick
On what errand does Don Pedro send Beatrice? To call Benedick for dinner
How does Benedick react to Beatrice’s news that dinner is ready? He thanked her for taking the couples that the dinner is ready