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Coriolanus Overview Quiz

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Coriolanus Overview Quiz

Witness the downfall of one of Shakespeare's most tragic of heroes in Coriolanus, then test your knowledge of the play with eNotes' Coriolanus Overview Quiz. With ten important questions on characters, plot, and dialogue, this quiz is designed to test your knowledge of the entire play, preparing you well for your next comprehensive test or assignment. Give it a go below to find out!

  • Question 1

    After Coriolanus addresses the crowd, what do Brutus and Sicinius urge them to do?

  • Question 2

    For what purpose does Virgilia say her son was born?

  • Question 3

    Why are Aufidius and Coriolanus eager to meet in battle?

  • Question 4

    Why are the citizens angry with Maritus (Coriolanus)?

  • Question 5

    How does Maritus (Coriolanus) react to the anger of the crowd?

  • Question 6

    Why does Volumina chastises Coriolanus's wife, Virgilia?

  • Question 7

    What must Coriolanus do before being given the elevated to the highest positon in the Roman government, that of consul?

  • Question 8

    Why do the Romans return to the battlefield after initially fleeing in terror?

  • Question 9

    What do Brutus and Sicinius do when Maritus (Coriolanus) exits with the Senate?

  • Question 10

    Why does Martius (Coriolanus) say he welcomes war with the Volscians?

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