The girls are heathens The girls are enjoying themselves The girls are engaging in witchcraft The girls have come under Tituba’s spell. C. The girls are engaging in witchcraft. When Reverend Parris sees his daughter and other girls dancing, what does he conclude?.
The girls are heathens
The girls are enjoying themselves
The girls are engaging in witchcraft
The girls have come under Tituba’s spell
C. The girls are engaging in witchcraft.
He fears the work of the devil.
It will upset the peaceful village.
It confirms his suspicions about his daughter.
It could cost him his ministry and his daughter her life.
D. It could cost him his ministry and his daughter, her life.
They are good friends.
Hale attended Harvard.
Hale is an authority on witches.
He hopes Hale will talk sense into Betty.
C. Hale is an authority on witches.
The Puritans have high moral standards.
The friendship between Parris and Proctor
The overall atmosphere of greed and frustration
Giles Corey’s dominant position in their society
C. The overall atmosphere of greed and frustration
Abigail was a lazy servant.
Goody Proctor was a demanding employer.
Abigail left the Proctors on amicable terms.
Goody Proctor suspected the relationship between her husband and Abigail.
D. Goody Proctor suspected the relationship between her husband and Abigail
About the trials at Salem
Against views of learned men
Against being led by superstition
To keep their distance from Betty
C. Against being led by superstition
To remove suspicion from herself
Because she wants to tell the truth
Because she wants to help Betty get well
Because she wants Reverend Hale to like her
A. To remove suspicion from herself
He has sighted the devil.
He wants to frighten the girls into confessing.
He is also caught up in the frenzy of accusations.
He believes Tituba has come under the devil’s spell.
C. He is also caught up in the frenzy of accusations.
To charge Abigail as a fraud
To buy George Jacob’s heifer
To find out about the trial proceedings
To bring Mary Warren back from court
A. To charge Abigail as a fraud
He thinks the proceedings are absurd.
He is afraid of leaving his sick wife.
He is busy sowing the fields and working the farms.
He fears that Abigail will reveal their adulterous affair.
D. He fears that Abigail will reveal their adulterous affair.
She mumbles the Ten Commandments
She possesses a poppet with a needle in its belly
She says that “Abigail must be ripped out of the world”.
Abigail discovers a needle in her own belly.
A. She mumbles the Ten Commandments
A desire for honesty and truth
Hysteria has gripped much of the village
A desire for Elizabeth to hang so that she can marry John Proctor
A desire for revenge for being dismissed from the Proctor household
C. A desire for Elizabeth to hang so that she can marry John Proctor.
Rebecca Nurse has infected them all with her witchery.
If Rebecca Nurse is a witch, then they are all witches.
If someone who is truly moral and good can be ruined by these proceedings then they all will be ruined.
If Rebecca Nurse is found guilty, Salem and the surrounding villages will burn to the ground.
C. If someone who is truly moral and good can be ruined by these proceedings then they all will be ruined.
She knows that Elizabeth Proctor is not a witch.
She saw Abigail stick the needle in her own stomach.
She knows the proceedings are a sham and willingly returns to Salem.
She knows about the relationship between Abigail and John Proctor.
D. She knows about the relationship between Abigail and John Proctor.
Equal justice for all
All powerful authority
D. All powerful authority
He does not want to upset Abigail.
He has a grander goal of overthrowing the court.
He no longer loves his wife and wants to see her hang.
He realizes that he must also stand up for his friends and their accused wives.
D. He realizes that he must also stand up for his friends and their accused wives.
That person is hailed as a hero.
That person is thrown out of the court.
That person is then suspected of being a witch.
Evidence is recorded and considered by the court.
C. That person is then suspected of being a witch.
It convinces Hale and Parris to turn against Proctor.
It outlines the groundwork for Proctor’s innocence.
It enables Danforth to refuse legal representation for Proctor.
It confirms that the law is reasonable, even in cases of invisible crime.
C. It enables Danforth to refuse legal representation for Proctor.
Escape from Salem
Steal from Reverend Parris
It resolves the main conflict of the play.
It introduces the play’s main conflict.
It introduces the sequence of events yet to come.
It creates the point of greatest emotional intensity.
D. It creates the point of greatest emotional intensity.
Puritan religious beliefs
A dislike for his neighbors
The acquisition of his neighbors’ land
The fear of other people’s differences
C. The acquisition of his neighbors’ lands.
She fears the power of the court.
She gathers her courage and tells the truth.
She greatly fears Abigail’s power and vengeance.
She doesn’t believe Proctor’s accusation against Abigail.
C. She greatly fears Abigail’s power and vengeance.
The community is in a state of chaos.
Salem is no longer a farming community.
The trials have turned people toward witchcraft.
The witches in prison are casting spells on the village.
A. The community is in a state of chaos.
Her husband is truly a good man.
She is guilty of doing the devil’s work.
She was right to suspect her husband’s loyalty.
Her cold heart was partly to blame for her husband’s infidelity.
D. Her cold heart was partly to blame for her husband’s infidelity.
He wants to save his life.
It also condemns his friends as witches.
He does not want to disappoint Elizabeth.
He has learned that Giles Corey was pressed to death.
B. It also condemns his friends as witches.
She fears that they will hang her, too.
John refuses to hear what she has to say.
Even in the face of death, she cannot forgive him.
She does not want to take away her husband’s chance for salvation.
D. She does not want to take away her husband’s chance for salvation.
She was indeed a fraud.
She has lied about accepting God.
She has stolen his money and run away.
She wished to make another statement before the court.
C. She has stolen his money and run away.
Danforth dislikes Hale.
The law must be respected.
It would bring Danforth’s character and power into question.
Danforth is concerned about the reputations of those already hanged.
C. It would bring Danforth’s character and power into question.
Trying to run away from home
Dancing in the forest
Reading Catholic tracts
Conducting a black mass in the church
B. Dancing in the forest
Abigail was too proud
Abigail didn’t work hard enough
Abigail was a prostitute.
Abigail was having an affair with John Proctor
D. Abigail was having an affair with John Proctor.
B. Reverend Hale
They focus too much on fire, brimstone and damnation.
They are too long.
They are heretical.
They are too short.
A. They focus too much on fire, brimstone and damnation.
Her husband’s cancer
The death of seven of her children in infancy
Raids by the Indians
B. The death of seven of her children in infancy.
A little doll
D. A little doll
Someone has accused Elizabeth of witchcraft.
The witch trials have ended.
Someone has accused John of witchcraft.
Reverend Hale is ill.
A. Someone has accused Elizabeth of witchcraft.
Thou shalt not kill.
Thou shalt not commit adultery.
Honor thy father and mother.
Thou shalt not covet.
B. Thou shalt not commit adultery.
D. Elizabeth Proctor
That the girls are only pretending to be possessed.
That Abigail is a witch
That Hale is a warlock
That he and Abigail slept together
A. That the girls are only pretending to be possessed.
Because she is a woman
Because Puritans do not allow capital punishment
Because she is pregnant
Because John Proctor is well respected
C. Because she is pregnant
Contempt of court
C. Contempt of court
You are sworn to give testimony for a defendant.
You are required by law to seek legal representation.
You are legally accused of a legally punishable act.
C. You are legally accused of a legally punishable act.
They all confess.
They attack her.
They claim that Mary is bewitching them.
They claim that John Proctor has bewitched Mary.
C. They claim that Mary is bewitching them.
He tells the court about his affair with her.
He accuses her of witchcraft.
He tries to kill her.
He tells the court that Abigail is a man dressed as a woman.
A. He tells the court about his affair with her.
B. Elizabeth Proctor
Tells the truth
Tells a lie
C. Tells a lie
It frees him and sends him home.
It orders him stoned to death.
It exiles him to Maine.
It arrests and tries him for witchcraft.
D. It arrests and tries him for witchcraft.
Blame someone else
Confess, even though he is innocent
Refuse to confess
C. Confess, even though he is innocent
Because the officials will use it to ruin his name and convict others.
Because Hale asks him to
Because new evidence has come to light
Because Abigail confesses
A. Because the officials will use it to ruin his name and convict others.
She kills herself.
She flees Salem after robbing her uncle.
She is hanged.
She asks John’s forgiveness and that he flee with her
B. She flees Salem after robbing her uncle.
He is freed.
He kills himself.
He escapes and flees with Abigail.
He is hanged.
D. He is hanged.
She is having an affair with him.
She is his servant.
She is his niece.
She is his illegitimate daughter.
C. She is his niece and her parents were killed by Indians.
B. Giles Corey
He fears for his life if a respected man is hanged.
He is convinced that Proctor is innocent.
He wishes to tear down the court.
He wants revenge against Abigail.
A. He fears for his life if a respected man is hanged.
It is ironic because Hale is using unclear marks to define the devil’s presence.
It shows that Mary is prideful who thinks herself more superior than the Proctors.
It foreshadows Giles Corey’s death by stoning.
It is a threat that Parris uses against Proctor for opposing him.
A. It is ironic because Hale is using unclear marks to define the devil’s presence.
Tituba attempted to conjure Ruth Putnam’s sisters.
Mercy Lewis danced naked.
Abigail Williams drank a charm to kill Goody Proctor.
Susanna Walcott murdered a frog and a rabbit for Tituba’s spell.
D. Susana Walcott murdered a frog and a rabbit for Tituba’s spell.
Giles chooses his death, sacrificing himself to spare others.
Danforth believes that Giles will admit to witchery if placed under greater torture.
Elizabeth gives this example of a friend who sacrificed himself for a greater good.
Giles dies by refusing to answer questions so he is not excommunicated and dies a Christian.
B. Danforth believes that Giles will admit to witchery if placed under greater torture.
Deputy Governor Danforth
C. Deputy Governor Danforth
They can accuse others of the same crime
They are forced to admit under torture.
They actually are witches.
They guarantee that they will not be executed.
D. They guarantee that they will not be executed.
Parris demands too much, such as the right to his house.
Parris reaches out for land at the expense of his neighbors.
Parris focuses on hell and damnation in his services.
Parris wastes the church’s money on extravagant items.
B. Parris reaches out for land at the expense of his neighbors.
Deputy Governor Danforth
B. Elizabeth Proctor
The Nurses opposed the Putnams’ choice for minister.
Rebecca has never lost a child or grandchild, while the Putnams have lost all but one.
The Nurses and their allies broke away from Salem to form a new community.
The Nurses own land that the Putnams want.
C. The Nurses and their allies broke away from Salem to form a new community.
It shows that Parris suspects everybody of witchcraft.
It foreshadows that charges against respectable citizens.
It foreshadows Putnam’s charge against George Jacobs.
It is ironic, for the speaker is a lost soul charging others with villainy.
D. It is ironic, for the speaker is a lost soul charging others with villainy.
He is easily frightened.
He is forgetful and barely knows his prayers.
Rebecca Nurse sent her spirit out against him.
His wife’s reading distracts him from saying his prayers.
D. His wife’s reading distracts him from saying his prayers.
Shows the arrogance of the court in believing itself infallible.
Shows that Hale is fixed on minor details.
Shows that any person may be suspected of witchcraft for any small fault
Shows the hypocrisy of Parris, who himself has major flaws.
C. Shows that any person may be suspected of witchcraft for any small fault.
The Nuremberg Trials
The McCarthy Hearings
The Starr Report
C. The McCarthy Hearings
The failure of their children to be baptized
Mary Warren’s poppet
John’s affair with Abigail Williams
The Proctors’ absence from church
C. John’s affair with Abigail Williams
Tituba : Sarah Good
Ann Putnam: Rebecca Nurse
Abigail Williams: Elizabeth Proctor
Betty Parris: George Jacobs
A. Tituba: Sarah Good
Reverend John Hale
Reverend Samuel Parris
B. Reverend John Hale
John Hathorne: Superstition
Abigail Williams: Lust
Thomas Putnam: Greed
Samuel Parris: Paranoia
A. John Hathorne: Supersition
It shows that he will bend the rules whenever it suits him.
It shows that he knows there are no witches in Salem.
It shows that his interest is in preserving the court and not in actual justice.
It shows that he has turned against Putnam and Parris.
C. It shows that his interest is in preserving the court and not in actual justice.
B. Elizabeth Proctor
“I cannot think the devil may own a woman’s soul when she keeps an upright way.”
“The shining sun is up, and them that fear not light will surely praise it.”
“If Rebecca Nurse be tainted, then nothing’s left to stop the whole green world from burning.”
“Remember, until an hour before the devil fell, God thought him beautiful in Heaven.”
A. “I cannot think the devil may own a woman’s soul when she keeps an upright way.”
It illustrates the theme of the a division between public and private.
It is ironic for Corey condemns Putnam by giving evidence that is hearsay, while equally invalid evidence is used to condemn people for witchcraft.
It illustrates the theme of the novel of passing blame from one character to another.
It is ironic for Corey charges Putnam with a crime for which Corey is guilty.
B. It is ironic for Corey condemns Putnam by giving evidence that is heresay, while equally invalid evidence is used to condemn people for witchcraft.
It shows Proctor’s contempt for the intellectual abilities of men.
It is ironic, for Danforth believes that we can read God’s will, or else he would not condemn people for witchcraft.
It demonstrates the change in Hale, for at the beginning of the play, he believed that he could find any supernatural activities.
When Elizabeth argues this, it shows that she does not want John to confess.
C. It demonstrates the change in Hale, for at the beginning of the play, he believed that he could find any supernatural activities.
D. Reverend Parris
She was afflicted by the witches who sent out their spirits to harm her.
She was afflicted with the same illness as Betty Parris that caused delusions and loss of consciousness.
She could faint because she was caught up in the excitement and commotion in court.
She can faint at will, and used this to make herself believable.
A. She was afflicted by the witches who sent out their spirits to harm her
She is pressed.
She is hanged.
She is acquitted.
C. She is hanged.
He is hanged.
He is acquitted.
He is pressed.
D. He is pressed.
D. A bird
She has to testify against others.
Her guilt is questioned.
She is pregnant.
D. She is pregnant.
You express confusion.
You act disturbed.
You remain calm.
C. You remain calm.
Promote his or her own interests
Believe in his or her guilt
Risk his or her own reputation
C. Risk his or her own reputation
Made a promise
Supported each other’s efforts
To avoid the person
To disappoint the person
Arrange a meeting with a person
A. To avoid the person
Highly praise that person
Sharply correct that person
Clearly remember that person
B. Sharply correct that person
Saving someone’s life
Forgetting to run an errand
Betraying a friend
C. Betraying a friend
Tell a lie
Help a friend
A. Tell a lie
You are truthful
You are cunning.
You are inept.
B. You are cunning, sly, and sneaky.
You are making an accusation against someone.
You are thinking about something seriously.
You are asking forgiveness for an immoral action.
B. You are thinking about something seriously.
The court takes a brief recess.
The defendant is released.
Sentencing is delayed.
C. Sentencing is delayed.
The forgiveness of an injury
The repetition of an injury
Repayment of one injury with another
C. Repayment of one injury with another