Frankenstein Ch 15-18 Quiz

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  • 1. 

    William was killed by being strangled.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true because it states that William was killed by being strangled. This implies that someone intentionally used physical force to restrict William's airflow, resulting in his death. Strangulation is a form of asphyxiation, where the oxygen supply to the brain is cut off, leading to fatal consequences.

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  • 2. 

    Why did the DeLacy family (the cottagers) leave their home?

    • A.

      They were poor and couldn't afford the rent and so were kicked out.

    • B.

      They found out about the creature living next to them and became afraid.

    • C.

      They were poor and decided to move to a cheaper area.

    • D.

      They decided to bring the blind father to a doctor in Paris.

    Correct Answer
    B. They found out about the creature living next to them and became afraid.
    Explanation
    The DeLacy family left their home because they found out about the creature living next to them and became afraid. This suggests that the presence of the creature was intimidating and caused them to feel unsafe, leading them to leave their home.

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  • 3. 

    How does the creature learn to read?

    • A.

      He learns by watching the DeLacy family (the cottagers).

    • B.

      He learns by reading Victor's journals.

    • C.

      He doesn't have to learn; it comes naturally to him.

    • D.

      He uses Hooked on Phonics.

    Correct Answer
    A. He learns by watching the DeLacy family (the cottagers).
    Explanation
    The creature learns to read by watching the DeLacy family (the cottagers). This is evident in the novel when the creature hides in a hovel next to the DeLacy cottage and observes them reading and writing. He becomes fascinated by their activities and starts imitating them. Through careful observation and practice, he eventually learns to read and write himself.

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  • 4. 

    Why does the creature decide to be evil?

    • A.

      He doesn't decide; he just naturally IS evil.

    • B.

      He decided that he would get more respect by being evil

    • C.

      He has a natural liking for the Dark Side.

    • D.

      He decides that since people immediately thought he was evil, then he would be evil.

    Correct Answer
    D. He decides that since people immediately thought he was evil, then he would be evil.
    Explanation
    The creature decides to be evil because he believes that since people already perceive him as evil, he might as well embrace it and fulfill their expectations. He sees that being evil will give him a sense of power and respect, which he desires. This decision is driven by his desire for validation and a desire to control his own narrative.

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  • 5. 

    Why does the creature want revenge on Victor?

    • A.

      Victor created him.

    • B.

      Victor abandoned him.

    • C.

      Victor loved him.

    • D.

      Victor denied creating him.

    Correct Answer
    B. Victor abandoned him.
    Explanation
    The creature wants revenge on Victor because he feels abandoned by him. Although Victor did create him, he later rejected and abandoned him, leaving the creature to fend for himself in a world that rejected him. This abandonment caused the creature to feel immense loneliness and bitterness, leading him to seek revenge on his creator.

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  • 6. 

    Why, when they meet to talk, does the creature not kill Victor?

    • A.

      He wants to, but isn't physically able to.

    • B.

      He doesn't want to, because he wants something from Victor.

    • C.

      He wants to, but Victor is his father, so he doesn't.

    • D.

      He doesn't want to, because he feels Victor's not worth it.

    Correct Answer
    B. He doesn't want to, because he wants something from Victor.
    Explanation
    The creature does not kill Victor because he wants something from him. This suggests that the creature sees value in Victor and believes that he can fulfill his desires or needs. Killing Victor would not serve the creature's purpose, so he chooses to spare his life in order to negotiate or manipulate him into getting what he wants.

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  • 7. 

    The creature wants Victor to make him a --.

    • A.

      Companion

    • B.

      Brother

    • C.

      Sister

    • D.

      Mother

    Correct Answer
    A. Companion
    Explanation
    The creature wants Victor to make him a companion. This means that the creature desires a friend or a partner to be with. It suggests that the creature is lonely and seeks companionship from Victor. The other options, such as brother, sister, and mother, do not accurately represent the creature's desire for a companion.

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  • 8. 

    One of the books the monster learns to read is Milton's Paradise Lost. How does he perceive this book?

    • A.

      A great work of fiction

    • B.

      Completely factual

    • C.

      A horror story

    • D.

      A love story

    Correct Answer
    B. Completely factual
    Explanation
    The monster perceives Milton's Paradise Lost as completely factual. This suggests that he believes the events and characters described in the book to be real and not fictional. This perception could be due to the monster's limited understanding of the world and his desire to learn and acquire knowledge. He may not yet have the ability to distinguish between fiction and reality, leading him to view the book as a factual account.

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  • 9. 

    What biblical character does the monster regard himself as?

    • A.

      Moses

    • B.

      Adam

    • C.

      Satan

    • D.

      Abraham

    Correct Answer
    C. Satan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Satan because in the novel "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley, the monster compares himself to Satan multiple times. He sees himself as a fallen angel, rejected by his creator and filled with bitterness and anger. The monster also references Satan's character from John Milton's "Paradise Lost" as he seeks revenge and becomes a destructive force in the lives of those who have wronged him.

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  • 10. 

    How does the monster discover the origin of his creation?

    • A.

      Victor confesses to him

    • B.

      He overhears a discussion between Victor and Henry

    • C.

      He puts two and two together when he sees the scientific equipment.

    • D.

      He discovers Victor's journal in a satchel

    Correct Answer
    D. He discovers Victor's journal in a satchel
    Explanation
    The monster discovers the origin of his creation by finding Victor's journal in a satchel. This implies that the journal contains information about the process of creating the monster, which allows the monster to learn about his own creation and understand his origin.

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  • 11. 

    Who chases the monster from the DeLacy cottage?

    • A.

      Felix

    • B.

      Victor

    • C.

      Safie

    • D.

      Agatha

    Correct Answer
    A. Felix
    Explanation
    Felix chases the monster from the DeLacy cottage.

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  • 12. 

    When the monster returns to the DeLacy cottage, what does he discover?

    • A.

      They have barred the doors shut.

    • B.

      They have summoned the authorities.

    • C.

      They have moved.

    • D.

      They have left food for him.

    Correct Answer
    C. They have moved.
    Explanation
    The monster discovers that the DeLacy family has moved.

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  • 13. 

    Victor has grave concerns about creating a female creature.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Victor's grave concerns about creating a female creature suggest that he is aware of the potential consequences and dangers associated with such an act. This implies that Victor understands the ethical and moral implications of his actions, indicating that he is hesitant or fearful of the potential negative outcomes that may arise from creating a female creature.

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  • 14. 

    What does Victor decide to do before beginning work on a new creature?

    • A.

      Marry Eliabeth

    • B.

      Destroy the first monster

    • C.

      Tour England and Scotland with Henry Clerval.

    • D.

      Take Alphonse on a European vacation.

    Correct Answer
    C. Tour England and Scotland with Henry Clerval.
    Explanation
    Before beginning work on a new creature, Victor decides to tour England and Scotland with Henry Clerval. This suggests that Victor wants to take a break from his scientific pursuits and indulge in some leisure activities with his friend. It also implies that Victor may be seeking some inspiration or a change of scenery before embarking on his new creation.

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  • 15. 

    Where does Victor decide to set up a lab to start his new creation?

    • A.

      The coast of Denmark

    • B.

      The Swiss Alps

    • C.

      The Orkney Islands

    • D.

      The University of Ingolstadt

    Correct Answer
    C. The Orkney Islands
    Explanation
    Victor decides to set up his lab on The Orkney Islands.

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  • 16. 

    What does Victor fear about creating a female companion for the monster?

    • A.

      The two will begin a murderous rampage together.

    • B.

      The two creatures will mate and create a "race of devils...upon the earth."

    • C.

      The two will not run away to South America as promised.

    • D.

      The two will not be able to procreate.

    Correct Answer
    B. The two creatures will mate and create a "race of devils...upon the earth."
    Explanation
    Victor fears that if he creates a female companion for the monster, the two creatures will mate and create a "race of devils...upon the earth." This suggests that Victor is concerned about the potential consequences of bringing more monsters into the world. He believes that this act could lead to a proliferation of evil beings, causing harm and chaos in society.

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  • 17. 

    In a fit of good conscience, Victor dismembers the female creature before he can finish her a discards her remains in a lake.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Victor's act of dismembering the female creature and discarding her remains in a lake demonstrates his good conscience. This implies that he feels a sense of guilt or responsibility for creating the creature and wants to prevent her from causing harm or suffering. By disposing of her remains, Victor shows a moral awareness and an attempt to rectify his mistake. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 18. 

    Why is Victor arrested?

    • A.

      He suspected of killing Henry Clerval.

    • B.

      He is suspected of killing William Frankenstein.

    • C.

      He is suspected of killing M. Krempe.

    • D.

      He is suspected of killing Justine Moritz

    Correct Answer
    A. He suspected of killing Henry Clerval.
    Explanation
    Victor is arrested because he is suspected of killing Henry Clerval.

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  • 19. 

    What happens to the monster when he tries to save a girl from drowning?

    • A.

      He is shot at.

    • B.

      He is regraded as a hero.

    • C.

      He nearly drowns because he doesn't know how to swim.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    A. He is shot at.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He is shot at." This suggests that when the monster tries to save the girl from drowning, someone shoots at him. This implies that his act of heroism is met with hostility or fear, leading to an attempt on his life. The other options, being regarded as a hero or nearly drowning, are not mentioned in the answer and are therefore not applicable.

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  • 20. 

    What happens to Victor when he attempts to dispose of his new creature's remains in a lake?

    • A.

      He falls overboard.

    • B.

      He gets lost.

    • C.

      Henry directs his to shore.

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    B. He gets lost.
    Explanation
    When Victor attempts to dispose of his new creature's remains in a lake, he gets lost. This implies that he becomes disoriented or unable to find his way back to shore. The answer suggests that Victor's actions lead to unintended consequences and further complications in the story.

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