Twelfth Night Test

Who said, “Perchance he is not drown’d: what think you, sailors?”? Viola
Who said, “If music be the food of love, play on”? Duke Orsino
Who said, “Thy tongue, thy face, thy limbs, actions and spirit”? Olivia
Who said, “I could not stay behind you: my desire,/More sharp than filed steel”? Antonio
Who said, “But I perceive in you so excellent a touch of modesty, that you will not extort from me what I am willing to keep in; therefore it charges me in manners the rather to express myself.”? Sebastian
What is the Elephant? the inn where Antonio and Sebastian are staying
What did Olivia give to Cesario? Ring
Twelfth Night goes to great lengths to expose the _____ of human behavior. folly, foolish
The concept of marrying above one’s “estate” demonstrates which theme? society and class
Shakespeare is trying to show that what cannot be trusted? letters
For Viola, what is a symbol of her generous spirit? money
Viola tries to convince Orsino that women can feel love by: Telling him of her “sister”‘s love
In Act II, Orsino compares women, somewhat unfavorably, to: roses
Antonio is wanted in Illyria because of “piracy”-like activities
Sebastian and Viola are from Messaline
Who stops the duel between Sir Andrew and Viola? Antonio
At what point does Viola know that her brother is alive? when Antonio mistakes her for him
Within the play, Feste pretends to be a curate
In Act V, how long does Antonio claim Sebastian has been with him? three months
The chorus of the ending song that Feste sings is: “the rain it raineth every day”
Feste calls Olivia a fool because She mourns her brother, when he’s in heaven
What was the problem for Sebastian and Viola as they sailed near Illyria? There was a terrible storm and the ship sank.
What did Viola do when she landed on Illyria’s coast? She disguised herself as a man and went to get a job in Duke Orsino’s court.
Why was it Viola’s first job to visit Lady Olivia? Duke Orsino wanted her to deliver his messages of love
Lady Olivia’s Uncle (Sir Toby) had a plan – what was it? To get his friend Sir Andrew Aguecheek to marry Olivia – he wanted to use his money!
When Viola arrives at Lady Olivia’s house, Malvolio blocks the way – what happens? Viola was allowed in and her disguise had a strong effect – Olivia began to fall in love with her.
What does Lady Olivia do after Viola (disguised as Cesario) has left? She makes an excuse to get Malvolio to send a ring to ‘him’
What did Malvolio discover later than night? Sir Toby, Sir Andrew and Maria making a lot of noise.
Why was Maria keen to get revenge on Malvolio? He had accused her of making lots of noise, when she had actually asked Sir Toby and Sir Andrew to be quiet.
What did Malvolio do the next day? Turned up at Olivia’s room, dressed according to the letter. He said that he loved her and smiled the whole time
How did Lady Olivia react? She was frightened and certain Malvolio had gone mad. She called Sir Toby to save her.
Why was Sir Toby worried when Olivia sent for Cesario (Viola)? He thought his own wedding plans for Olivia were in trouble
What did Sir Toby tell Cesario (Viola) and Sir Andrew Told Cesario that Sir Andrew was going to kill ‘him’, and told Sir Andrew that Cesario was going to kill him.
A duel between Cesario and Sir Andrew begins, and both were terrified. Who stepped in, and why did he/she stop the fight? Antonio stepped in to defend Cesario because he thought that it was Sebastian.
Why was Lady Olivia angry with Viola when she met her after the duel? Lady Olivia had met Sebastian and arranged to marry him, not realising that he was Viola’s identical twin brother
Who did Lady Olivia and Duke Orsino marry? Lady Olivia married Sebastian and Duke Orsino married Viola.
Why might we think it odd that Duke Orsino marries Viola so quickly? Duke Orsino had spent the entire play trying to get Lady Olivia’s attention – but he never went to visit her himself. It is a very short time between learning the truth about Viola and marrying her! Perhaps he wasn’t so deeply in love with Olivia.