A Tale Of Two Cities Trivia Quiz: Novel!

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Have you ever read A Tale of Two Cities? Would you like to take this quiz? A Tale of Two Cities is a novel by Charles Dickens. The book tells a French doctor's story, his long imprisonment in Paris, and his subsequent release to London and be with his daughter. If this piques your interest, you should take this quiz and discover the uniqueness and complexity of the story.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to ch. 13, where does Sydney Carton now go when he is depressed and can't sleep?
    • A. 

      To Stryver's office to get drunk

    • B. 

      To his lonely apartment where he cries himself to sleep

    • C. 

      To walk the street in front of Lucie's house

    • D. 

      To see Jarvis Lorry, who has begun to counsel Carton

  • 2. 
    When Sydney Carton begins to speak to Lucie, what is the first thing that troubles her?
    • A. 

      Carton begins crying in front of her

    • B. 

      Carton seems emotionless and she is afraid

    • C. 

      Carton doesn't even know who she is because he is so drunk

    • D. 

      Nothing troubles her; Carton makes her happy

  • 3. 
    Sydney Carton says to Lucie that if she ever did have a heart that could love him, what would he be able to offer her? 
    • A. 

      Eternal happiness

    • B. 

      Eternal love

    • C. 

      Everything that she could ever hope for

    • D. 

      Nothing but misery and sorrow

  • 4. 
    What does Sydney Carton mean when he says that Lucie has been "the last dream of [his] soul"?
    • A. 

      She made him feel as if, even for one moment, something in him was worthy and alive

    • B. 

      By marrying Darnay, she would be crushing his soul

    • C. 

      She came to him in a drunken dream he had the night before

    • D. 

      When he was a child, he had dreamed of finding a woman like her

  • 5. 
    Why does Carton feel so drawn to Lucie?
    • A. 

      She made him feel that he was something worth her emotion, even if it were only pity

    • B. 

      He loves beautiful things and Lucie is beautiful

    • C. 

      She secretly opened her heart to him that she loved him as much as he loves her

    • D. 

      He feels like she would be a good nurse and housekeeper

  • 6. 
    What promise does Carton ask that Lucie make?
    • A. 

      Not to laugh at him

    • B. 

      Not to tell anyone what he has said that day in confessing his love to her

    • C. 

      Not to marry Darnay

    • D. 

      To marry him and love him forever

  • 7. 
    What ultimate statement of his love does Carton make to Lucie?
    • A. 

      He is willing to duel Darnay to prove his love for Lucie, even if it means death

    • B. 

      He will profess his love to everyone the next day

    • C. 

      He doesn't make any statement of love

    • D. 

      He loves her so much that he would sacrifice himself just to keep someone she loves beside her

  • 8. 
    Carton says that he will ALWAYS feel this love in his heart for Lucie, even though he will never show it again nor speak of it again to her nor anyone else.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    According to ch. 14, how does Jerry Cruncher get the money to drink all the time? 
    • A. 

      He gets tips from old women whom he helps across the street

    • B. 

      His boy steals and Cruncher sells the stolen merchandise

    • C. 

      Tellson Bank customers often drop coins on the way out of the bank

    • D. 

      Cruncher steals from the bank vault at closing time each day

  • 10. 
    On this particular day in chapter 14, why does Cruncher suspect that his wife has been "flopping"?
    • A. 

      He feels a tingling in his ears

    • B. 

      His boots aren't clean

    • C. 

      Business is slow

    • D. 

      A preacher walks by

  • 11. 
    Whose funeral procession passes right in front of Jerry Cruncher?
    • A. 

      Madame Defarge

    • B. 

      Stryver

    • C. 

      Roger Cly

    • D. 

      We don't know

  • 12. 
    Where have we previously seen Roger Cly?
    • A. 

      This is the first time we have met him

    • B. 

      He was a witness against Charles Darnay in the trial

    • C. 

      He is the one we know killed the Marquis

    • D. 

      He delivered the message to Jarvis Lorry to wait for Lucie Manette in Dover

  • 13. 
    When Jerry Cruncher is about to leave the house, where does he tell his son he is going?
    • A. 

      Fishing

    • B. 

      Dinner

    • C. 

      Hunting

    • D. 

      To the Bank

  • 14. 
    What "fishing tackle" does Jerry Cruncher take with him?
    • A. 

      Pole, bucket, worms

    • B. 

      A boot

    • C. 

      Bible

    • D. 

      Crowbar, rope, chain

  • 15. 
    What does Jerry Cruncher call himself?
    • A. 

      An honest tradesman

    • B. 

      A hero

    • C. 

      A fisherman

    • D. 

      A salesman

  • 16. 
    Who follows Jerry Cruncher on his "fishing expedition"?
    • A. 

      His wife

    • B. 

      His son

    • C. 

      Jarvis Lorry

    • D. 

      His mom

  • 17. 
    When Cruncher's son realizes that his father is a grave-robber, he runs away scared. What does he imagine is chasing him?
    • A. 

      A coffin

    • B. 

      A ghost

    • C. 

      A zombie

    • D. 

      His father

  • 18. 
    How do we know that Jerry Cruncher was not lucky in his grave-robbing the night before?
    • A. 

      His fingers are not rusty

    • B. 

      He is extremely quiet the next morning at breakfast

    • C. 

      He beats his wife's head against the headboard

    • D. 

      His son saw that the police had come and he had to run away

  • 19. 
    What is a Resurrection Man?
    • A. 

      The fancy name for a grave-robber

    • B. 

      A fancy name for a preacher

    • C. 

      The nickname for Jarvis Lorry

    • D. 

      The name for a fisherman

  • 20. 
    What does Jerry Cruncher feel may finally be a blessing in his life?
    • A. 

      He has just inherited a lot of money

    • B. 

      That he has a Christian wife

    • C. 

      That his son will be just like him

    • D. 

      That he will be able to move out of his apartment into a house on the same street as the Manettes

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