The Crucible Act 1 Scene 1 Quiz

Something strange has been going on in the woods near Salem, Massachusetts, maybe even something evil. Be sure you understand the conflicts that form the basis of the tragedy to come by taking the quiz over Act 1, Scene 1 of The Crucible from eNotes. Five questions let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of the major points of this scene.

  1. In what year is the play set?

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  2. Why is Reverend Parris's daughter lying motionless on her bed?

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  3. What does Reverend Parris think the girls have been doing?

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  4. What forbidden activity did several of the young girls of Salem get caught doing?

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  5. What had Goody Putnam asked Tituba to do?

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