Julius Caesar Act II Quiz

  • 9 pages
  • Subject: Character Analysis, Literary Devices, Plot, Quiz, Themes, Vocabulary, Lesson Plans and Educational Resources
  • Common Core Standards: RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.3, RL.11-12.4, RL.11-12.5, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.5
  • Grade Levels: 9, 10, 11, 12

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Product Description

This close-reading quiz covers all scenes of act II in William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.

About This Quiz

Our Owl Eyes quizzes have been designed to provide students with more than a simple review of the text. Each multiple choice question corresponds to a particular selection from the text, promoting opportunities for developing and testing close-reading, critical-thinking, and literary-analysis skills. Each quiz contains the following components:

  • A series of multiple choice questions with accompanying text
  • Several short answer questions for extended, written answers
  • A comprehensive answer key for both sections

In completing these quizzes, students will be able to demonstrate their ability to close read, think critically, and comprehend general and nuanced elements of the text.

Excerpt From This Quiz

I. Multiple Choice Read these passages from act II of Julius Caesar, and then answer the question that follows each passage. Refer to the passage in answering the question. Circle the correct answer to each question.

Act II, Scene I

  1. BRUTUS: It must be by his death, and, for my part, (10)
    I know no personal cause to spurn at him,
    But for the general. He would be crown'd:
    How that might change his nature, there's the question.

What conclusion does Brutus reach about assassinating Caesar?

  • That Caesar should not die for things he has yet to do.
  • That Caesar would not misuse his power if he were crowned king.
  • That Caesar must die now to prevent him from abusing power in the future.
  • That the kind of man Caesar is at present will determine how he would rule as a king.