Saint Joan by George Bernard Shaw: Summary & Overview - Quiz & Worksheet


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The Dauphin needs to capture the French town of Orleans for what reason?

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1. After Joan leaves Captain Robert's castle at the end of Scene I, what happens to make Captain Robert think that she has been sent by God?

2. How does Bluebeard test Joan's claim that she is sent by God?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

George Bernard Shaw's play Saint Joan recounts the rise and fall of Joan of Arc. This quiz/worksheet combination will test your understanding of the play. The quiz will ask you questions about the reason the Dauphin needs to capture Orleans and why the Chaplin, the Nobleman, and the Bishop want Joan to fail in her mission.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following:

  • Reason Captain Robert believes Joan has been sent by God
  • Bluebeard's test of Joan's claim
  • Charles V's dream in the epilogue

Skills Practiced

These assessments allow for the use of the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about George Bernard Shaw's play Saint Joan
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and interpret correctly information regarding reasons some characters want Joan to fail in the liberation of France
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why the French town of Orleans needs to be captured by the Dauphin
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how Bluebeard tests Joan's claim that she was sent by God

Additional Learning

Learn more about this play by reviewing the accompanying lesson, Saint Joan by George Bernard Shaw: Summary & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the time period in which the play takes place
  • Summarize each scene and the epilogue
  • Identify the modern issues Shaw addresses in the play