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Interpretação de Texto: 08. Cleopatra – Answers

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CLEOPATRA
– QUEEN OF EGYPT

Comprehension:
1 –

How many queens did the name Cleopatra correspond?
Answer: Seven queens.

2 – Who was the most famous of all of them?
Answer:The most famous was Cleopatra VII, born in 69 BC.

3 – Mention two literature works related to Cleopatra.
Answer: William Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra and George Bernard Shaw’s Caesar and Cleopatra.

4 – Did Cleopatra VII rule Egypt by herself?
Answer: No, Cleopatra became joint ruler with her younger brother Ptolemy XIII

5 – How did her brother Ptolemy III die?
Answer: He drowned in the Nile.

6 – When did she become Mark Antony’s mistress?
Answer: In 42 BC.

7 – How did the Ptolemaic dynasty end?
Answer: When Cleopatra’s son, King Ptolemy XV, was murdered, the Ptolemaic dynasty ended.

8 – What does THEY mean in the sentence “They planned to set up…”
Answer: Mark Antony and Cleopatra

9 – Who was murdered on Cleopatra’s orders?
a) Ptolemy XII
b) Ptolemy III
c) Ptolemy XIV
d) Ptolemy XV

Answer: C

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