Exposition - The Count Of Monte Cristo

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  • 1. 

    What is Dantes' job on the ship he sails on?

    • A.

      Captain

    • B.

      First Mate

    • C.

      Quartermaster

    • D.

      Cabin Boy

    Correct Answer
    B. First Mate
    Explanation
    Dantes' job on the ship he sails on is the First Mate. The First Mate is the second-in-command to the captain and is responsible for assisting in the overall management and operation of the ship. They oversee the crew, ensure the ship is properly maintained, and help with navigation and decision-making. This position requires experience and knowledge of sailing and leadership skills.

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  • 2. 

    What port does the ship arrive in?

    • A.

      Paris

    • B.

      Cannes

    • C.

      Marseilles

    • D.

      Normandy

    Correct Answer
    C. Marseilles
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Marseilles because it is a port city located in France. Ships often arrive in Marseilles as it is a major transportation hub and has a large port that can accommodate various types of vessels. Paris, Cannes, and Normandy are not typically known for being major ports for ships to arrive in.

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  • 3. 

    Who owns the ship?

    • A.

      Dantes

    • B.

      Mercedes

    • C.

      Danglars

    • D.

      Monsieur Morrel

    Correct Answer
    D. Monsieur Morrel
    Explanation
    Monsieur Morrel owns the ship because he is the only option listed in the question that is not a character from the novel "The Count of Monte Cristo" by Alexandre Dumas. Dantes, Mercedes, and Danglars are all characters from the novel, but Monsieur Morrel is not. Therefore, he is the most likely option to be the owner of the ship.

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  • 4. 

    Who has died during the ship's voyage?

    • A.

      The Captain

    • B.

      The Quartermaster

    • C.

      The Cabin Boy

    • D.

      Nobody

    Correct Answer
    A. The Captain
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Captain. The question asks who has died during the ship's voyage, and the answer is the captain. This implies that someone on the ship has died, and specifically, it is the captain who has passed away.

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  • 5. 

    What position does Monsieur Morrel promote Dantes to?

    • A.

      Quartermaster

    • B.

      Supercargo

    • C.

      Captain

    • D.

      Cabin Boy

    Correct Answer
    C. Captain
    Explanation
    Monsieur Morrel promotes Dantes to the position of Captain.

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  • 6. 

    Who is Dantes to be married to?

    • A.

      Mercedes

    • B.

      Madame de Villefort

    • C.

      Madame Danglers

    • D.

      The ship's maid

    Correct Answer
    A. Mercedes
    Explanation
    Dantes is to be married to Mercedes.

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  • 7. 

    Who is jealous of Dantes' marriage?

    • A.

      Monsieur Morrel

    • B.

      His Father

    • C.

      Danglars

    • D.

      Fernand

    Correct Answer
    D. Fernand
    Explanation
    Fernand is jealous of Dantes' marriage because he is in love with Mercedes, Dantes' wife. Fernand is resentful of Dantes' happiness and success, and his jealousy drives him to plot against Dantes and ultimately betray him. This jealousy stems from Fernand's own unrequited love and his desire to have Mercedes for himself.

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  • 8. 

    What period of time does The Count of Monte Cristo take place?

    • A.

      Early 19th Century

    • B.

      Modern Times

    • C.

      The Renaissance

    • D.

      World War II

    Correct Answer
    A. Early 19th Century
    Explanation
    The Count of Monte Cristo takes place in the early 19th century. This can be inferred from the historical context and references in the novel, such as the events surrounding the Napoleonic Wars and the Bourbon Restoration in France. The story revolves around the protagonist, Edmond Dantès, who is imprisoned in 1815 and escapes after spending 14 years in jail. The events that unfold, including his quest for revenge and his interactions with various characters, all align with the early 19th-century setting.

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  • 9. 

    Who plots the demise of Dantes?

    • A.

      Danglars

    • B.

      Fernand

    • C.

      Caderousse

    • D.

      A & B

    Correct Answer
    D. A & B
    Explanation
    Danglars and Fernand both plot the demise of Dantes. Danglars, as a jealous and resentful colleague, conspires against Dantes out of personal animosity. Fernand, who is in love with Dantes' fiancée Mercedes, feels betrayed and seeks revenge by orchestrating Dantes' downfall. Both characters play significant roles in plotting Dantes' demise, making the answer A & B correct.

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  • 10. 

    What charge is Dantes arrested for?

    • A.

      Murder

    • B.

      Fraud

    • C.

      Treason

    • D.

      Robbery

    Correct Answer
    C. Treason
    Explanation
    Dantes is arrested for treason. Treason refers to the act of betraying one's country or government by engaging in activities that undermine its security or interests. This could include acts such as plotting against the government, espionage, or aiding enemies of the state. The question does not provide any additional context, but based on the given options, treason seems to be the most serious offense among them, making it a plausible charge for Dantes' arrest.

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  • 11. 

    Who interrogates Dantes shortly after his arrest?

    • A.

      Monsieur de Villefort

    • B.

      Marquis of Saint-Méran

    • C.

      Noirtier de Villefort

    • D.

      King Louis XVIII

    Correct Answer
    A. Monsieur de Villefort
    Explanation
    Monsieur de Villefort interrogates Dantes shortly after his arrest.

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  • 12. 

    What is the name of the prison in which Dantes is thrown into?

    • A.

      Marseilles Penitentiary

    • B.

      Prison of Monte Cristo

    • C.

      Paris Penitentiary

    • D.

      Château d’If

    Correct Answer
    D. Château d’If
    Explanation
    Château d’If is the correct answer because it is the name of the prison where Dantes is thrown into in the novel "The Count of Monte Cristo" by Alexandre Dumas. Located off the coast of Marseille, Château d’If is a fortress prison known for its isolated and harsh conditions, making it a fitting place for Dantes' unjust imprisonment.

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  • 13. 

    What was Faria's former occupation?

    • A.

      Lawyer

    • B.

      Doctor

    • C.

      Priest

    • D.

      Politician

    Correct Answer
    C. Priest
    Explanation
    Faria's former occupation was a priest. This suggests that Faria was previously involved in religious activities and may have served as a clergyman or religious leader.

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  • 14. 

    How does Dantes escape prison?

    • A.

      He disguises himself as a guard

    • B.

      He kills the warden and steals a boat

    • C.

      He sneaks out during Faria's autopsy

    • D.

      He enters Faria's bodybag and allows himself to be thrown into the sea

    Correct Answer
    D. He enters Faria's bodybag and allows himself to be thrown into the sea
    Explanation
    In the novel "The Count of Monte Cristo" by Alexandre Dumas, the protagonist Edmond Dantes escapes prison by entering the bodybag of his deceased friend, Abbé Faria, and allowing himself to be thrown into the sea. This plan is successful as the guards believe Dantes to be dead and dispose of the bodybag. Dantes then manages to free himself from the bag and swim to freedom.

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  • 15. 

    How long was Dantes locked up into prison?

    • A.

      1 year

    • B.

      3 weeks

    • C.

      10 months

    • D.

      14 years

    Correct Answer
    D. 14 years
    Explanation
    Dantes was locked up in prison for 14 years. This suggests that he endured a lengthy period of imprisonment, which likely had a significant impact on his life and mental state. The duration of 14 years implies that Dantes experienced a prolonged period of isolation, deprivation, and suffering, which could have fueled his desire for revenge and shaped his character throughout the story.

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