Measure for Measure General Knowledge (focus on quotes)

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1. In which Act and Scene does Pompey say: "If you head and hang all that offend that way but for ten year together, you'll be glad to give out a commission for more heads:"

  • Act 3 Scene 3
  • Act 2 Scene 1
  • Act 1 Scene 2
  • Act 2 Scene 4
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2. Who wished for a "more strict restraint"?

  • Isabella
  • The Duke
  • Angelo
  • Provost

3. Who said that Vienna had "strict statutes" and "most biting laws"?

  • Claudio
  • The Duke
  • Isabella
  • Lucio

4. Is the Duke telling Isabella here that his plan is not immoral and why? "...the doubleness of the benefit defends the deceit from reproof."

  • Yes - he is telling Isabella his secret plan behind his disguise so she can go along with it to
  • No - he is telling Isabella that there is no drawback or deceit in his plan
  • No - he is telling Isabella that the outcome of the plan will be better than the perceived deceit
  • Yes - he is telling Isabella this as he is the Duke and so what he does is God's work

5. What is the correct quote?

  • "Then, Isabel live chaste, and brother die:/More than our brother is our chastity."
  • "More than our brother is our chastity:/Then, Isabel live chaste, and brother, die"
  • "More than our brother is our chastity:/ Then brother die, as Isabella live chaste."
  • "Then, Isabella live chaste, and brother die:/More than Claudio is our chastity"

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