Act I
Act II
Act III
Act IV
Act V

100

Why has Egeus brought his daughter and her two suitors to Theseus?
What is to have Theseus make a decision regarding Hermia and her unwillingness to marry Lysander

100

What does Oberon tell Puck to do about Demetrius and Helena?
What is put pansy juice in Demetrius's eyes and put Helena next to him so that he awakes to her.

100

Why do the rest of the actors run off when Bottom reappears?
What is because he now has a donkey head.

100

Why must the artisans hurry to the Duke's palace?
What is because he has already dined and is about to choose the play they will watch for the evening.

100

What does Oberon tell the fairies to do to all of the couples?
What is bless their beds.

200

What is Theseus's ruling concerning Hermia?
What is that she die or become a nun

200

Why does Puck anoint Lysander's eyes?
What is because he thinks that he is Demetrius due to the Athenian clothing.

200

What does Hermia accuse Demetrius of doing?
What is killing Lysander.

200

What opinion do the other artisans now have of Bottom since they think he is lost?
What is that he is irreplaceable and valuable to the group.

200

How does Shakespeare use the comments from the audience to enhance the humore of the play they are watching?
What is to reinforce the humor of the play through their explanations.

300

How does Lysander's comment about Demetrius's previous love affair with Helena complicate things?
What is because Demetrius has already been involved romantically with Helena in the past.

300

Why does Hermia insist Lysander sleep a little ways from her?
What is because she wants to maintain her modesty.

300

Of what does Hermia accuse Helena?
What is stealing her love Lysander.

300

Why are Theseus, Hippolyta, Egeus and others out in the woods so early in the morning?
What is to observe the rite of May (May Day).

300

What is Hippolyta's reaction to the play?
What is that it is the silliest thing she has ever seen.

400

What do Lysander and Hermia plan to do about this seemingly impossible situation?
What is they plan to go to Lysanders aunts house and get married.

400

Why won't Titania give up the changeling to Oberon?
What is because it was her servant womans child who died and Titania vowed to raise him as her own.

400

How are the actors going to keep from scaring the ladies when Pyramus kills himself or when the lion roars?
What is they will write a prologue to explain their actions.

400

What explanation does Demetrius make of himself being in the woods.
What is he followed Lysander and Hermia to prevent them from fleeing and then he fell in love with Helena.

400

Why does Theseus dismiss the stories of the four young people?
What is because love can make you do strange things beyond your control.

500

Where do the actors meet the following night?
What is at the Dukes Oak.

500

What are Oberon's plans for Titania?
What is to place pansy juice upon her eyes and have her awake to a vile creature so that he can obtain the changeling from her.

500

How does Lysander create Hermia?
What is as if he had never loved her before.

500

What is Oberon's reaction to Titania's infatuation with Bottom?
What is he pities her for what he has done.

500

Why does Philostrate try to keep Theseus from seeing the play? (2 reasons).
What is because it is too short and the actors are unskilled.