Julius Caesar Act 3 Scene 2 Quiz

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According to Brutus, why did he kill Caesar?

Because he loved Rome more than Caesar

What emotion does Brutus express towards Caesar's good qualities in his speech?


What reason does Brutus give for killing Caesar?

Because he was ambitious

How does Brutus describe his relationship with Caesar?


What does Brutus claim about Caesar's ambition in his speech?

It threatened Rome's freedom

How does Brutus invite the citizens to listen to him?

By asking for silence and attention

What was the purpose of Antony's initial statement 'I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him'?

To indicate he wants to honor Caesar's memory without exaggerating his virtues

What effect did Antony's gradual change in position have on the mob during his speech?

The mob started to view Brutus as the villain and Caesar as innocent

Which character spoke the lines 'The noble Brutus Hath told you Caesar was ambitious: If it were so, it was a grievous fault'?


What is the main message conveyed in the line 'Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once'?

Fear of death can torment cowards in life

What can be inferred about Caesar based on the line 'Of all the wonders that I yet have heard'?

Caesar was amazed by the wonders he had encountered in his life

Why did Antony initially seemingly agree with Brutus' assessment of Caesar?

To win the mob's trust and support first

What does Calpurnia try to convince Caesar of?

That he will be betrayed by his closest friends

Why does Decius Brutus interpret Calpurnia's dream differently to convince Caesar?

He interprets the dream as a sign of Caesar's long life and prosperity

Who says 'Et tu Brute'? When are these words spoken? Why?

Caesar, as he is attacked by the conspirators, expressing shock at Brutus' involvement

What does Antony say about Caesar after seeing his body?

He mourns Caesar's death and vows revenge against the conspirators

Why does Decius Brutus succeed in convincing Caesar to go to the Capitol over Calpurnia?

Decius manipulates Caesar's ego and pride

'Mischief, thou art afoot, Take thou what course thou wilt!'. What does this show Antony to be?

A ruthless manipulator

Test your knowledge on Act 3 Scene 2 of William Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar. This quiz covers key events and dialogues involving characters like Brutus, Cassius, and Citizens in the aftermath of Caesar's assassination.

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