Les Miserables And Waiting For Godot Quiz 3

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Les Miserables and Waiting for Godot


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where did Victor Hugo write Les Miserables?
    • A. 

      In exile

    • B. 

      In France

    • C. 

      In The United States

    • D. 

      In prison

  • 2. 
    What event led to the change in Jean Valjean's life?
    • A. 

      The gift of the candlesticks from the Bishop of Digne

    • B. 

      His release from prison

    • C. 

      The student led June Rebellion in 1832

    • D. 

      The death of his daughter, Leopoldine

  • 3. 
    All of the following were messages of Victor Hugo's novel except:
    • A. 

      Progress must happen through secular means

    • B. 

      Progress without religious faith is not possible

    • C. 

      Society must take responsibility for social injustice

    • D. 

      Achievement of the Ideal Republic does not have to come through violence

  • 4. 
    Why does Javert commit suicide?
    • A. 

      He has a personal crisis of faith/worldview.

    • B. 

      He feels very depressed about the death of the students in the rebellion.

    • C. 

      He cannot face the fact that Jean Valjean is happier than he is.

    • D. 

      He feels that he has failed in his duties.

  • 5. 
    Jean Valjean goes to the barricade to  
    • A. 

      To try to save Marius

    • B. 

      Because he believes in the legitimacy of the rebellion

    • C. 

      Because he is a spy for the French Army

    • D. 

      To try to convince the young men not to waste their lives

  • 6. 
    What is Jean Valjean's other identity?
    • A. 

      Mayor of Montreuil-sur-Mer

    • B. 

      Bishop Meryl

    • C. 

      Mayor of Paris

    • D. 

      Victor Hugo

  • 7. 
    Romanticism can best be described as
    • A. 

      A reactionary movement to the Enlightenment emphasizing the role of emotion and intuition in art.

    • B. 

      A movement that emphasizes reason over revelation.

    • C. 

      A literary movement that condemns superstition and religiosity.

    • D. 

      The experience of romantic love between two people who are ready to sacrifice for each other such as Eponine for Marius.

  • 8. 
    Which character does not die in the film version of Les Miserables?
    • A. 

      Marius

    • B. 

      Eponine

    • C. 

      Jean Valjean

    • D. 

      Fantine

  • 9. 
    Waiting for Godot was written directly after which major world event involving the author?
    • A. 

      World War II

    • B. 

      World War I

    • C. 

      The French Revolution

    • D. 

      The invention of the television

  • 10. 
    The Theatre of the Absurd can be characterized by all of the following except:
    • A. 

      A strong emphasis on a dialogue with logically flowing ideas

    • B. 

      The absence of plot

    • C. 

      The absence of setting

    • D. 

      A reflection of the possibility that life has no meaning

  • 11. 
    Who wrote Waiting for Godot?
    • A. 

      Samuel Beckett

    • B. 

      Vladimir Estragon

    • C. 

      Sam Shepherd

    • D. 

      Harold Pinter

  • 12. 
    Who tells Vladimir and Estragon that Godot will be coming tomorrow?
    • A. 

      A boy

    • B. 

      A girl

    • C. 

      Pozzo

    • D. 

      Lucky

  • 13. 
    How do Pozzo and Lucky change in the second act?
    • A. 

      Pozzo is blind and Lucky, wearing a different hat, is tied with a shorter rope.

    • B. 

      Pozzo is much wealthier and Lucky walks rather than crawls.

    • C. 

      Pozzo is wearing a different tie and Lucky is wearing a tracksuit.

    • D. 

      Pozzo is happy while Lucky is sad.

  • 14. 
    What are the two descriptions regarding the scenery in Waiting for Godot?
    • A. 

      A tree and a country road

    • B. 

      A tree and a flower garden

    • C. 

      A tree and a house in the distance

    • D. 

      A tree and a mailbox

  • 15. 
    Why does Jean Valjean refuse to tell Cosette about his past?
    • A. 

      He is ashamed of his past and afraid that it would disgrace her.

    • B. 

      He is afraid that she will turn him into the police.

    • C. 

      He is angry that she asks because he feels it is none of her business.

    • D. 

      He is afraid is would affect her marriage possibilities.