Julius Caesar Act III Quiz

  • 11 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

Read these passages from act III, scene I 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.

  1. ARTEMIDORUS: Hail, Caesar! Read this schedule.
    DECIUS: Trebonius doth desire you to o’er read,
    At your best leisure, this his humble suit. (5)
    ARTEMIDORUS: O Caesar, read mine first, for mine’s a suit
    That touches Caesar nearer. Read it, great Caesar.
    CAESAR: What touches us ourself shall be last served.

Why does Caesar not read Artemidorus’s letter at once?
A. Caesar resents being told what to do.
B. Caesar has no time for Artemidorus’s “humble suit.”
C. Caesar will not give preference to personal matters over political matters.
D. Caesar doesn’t trust Artemidorus.