Candide Character And Events Quiz

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Character Quizzes & Trivia

This is a preperation for the Candide test with a review of characters and events of the book, instead of a study guide.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I was the Jew who would share Lady Cunegone with the grand inquisitor and was killed by Candide. Who am i?
    • A. 

      James the Anabaptist

    • B. 

      Don Issachar

    • C. 

      Joshua

    • D. 

      Don Fernando

  • 2. 
    Which of these is the place where Candide DIDN'T go durring his travels?
    • A. 

      Westphalia

    • B. 

      Paris, France

    • C. 

      Eldorado

    • D. 

      Constantinople

  • 3. 
    How did James the Anabaptist die?
    • A. 

      The auto-de-fe

    • B. 

      Candide killed him

    • C. 

      He drownded saving a sailor

    • D. 

      He drownded when his ship mates tossed him overboard

  • 4. 
    Who was the war between in the begining of the novel? ( write is ______/________)
  • 5. 
    Which one was the old woman's father?
    • A. 

      Pope Gregory

    • B. 

      Pope Urban X

    • C. 

      Pope Urban XV

    • D. 

      Pope Gregory II

  • 6. 
    How was Pangloss killed in the auto-de-fe?
  • 7. 
    Who stole the money from Candide, Cunegone and the old woman in the inn
    • A. 

      A priest

    • B. 

      A known robber

    • C. 

      A monk

    • D. 

      A jew

  • 8. 
    What paved the streets of El Dorado?
    • A. 

      Regular rocks

    • B. 

      Gold

    • C. 

      Iron

    • D. 

      Precious stones

  • 9. 
    Who was Candide's valet in the new world?
  • 10. 
    Who is a wealthy Venetian man who has an elaborate collection of literature, women and art, but is bored and above all of it?  
    • A. 

      The Marqois ofParoglignac

    • B. 

      Don Fernando d’Ibaraa y Figueora y Mascarenes y Lampourdos y Souza

    • C. 

      Signor Pococurante

    • D. 

      Martin

  • 11. 
    Which old friend of Candide did he meet in Venice with a monk
  • 12. 
    Whocwere the six foreigners that Candide and Martin had dinner with? ( in general not specific )
  • 13. 
    How did Pangloss feel about his theory in the end of the book?
    • A. 

      He changed it completely

    • B. 

      He kept it the same and believed in it whole-heartedly

    • C. 

      He abandoned all reason

    • D. 

      He kept the same reason but no longer believed it himself

  • 14. 
    What did the characters do in the end of the book to solve their boredom?
    • A. 

      Go on a new adventure

    • B. 

      Just plant their garden

    • C. 

      Moved from Constantinople

    • D. 

      They weren't bored

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