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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In the beginning of "Boule de Suif," who do the members of the National Guard occasionally shoot?
(a) Members of their own family.
(b) Members of the Russian army.
(c) Members of their own sentinels.
(d) Members of the German army.
2. What is the word that no one is shocked to hear about the Prussian officer's request?
3. How do the leaders of "Avengers of Defeat," "Citizens of the Tomb," and "Brethren in Death" behave?
(a) As though they alone bore the fortunes of the birth of Germany on their humble shoulders.
(b) As though they alone bore the fortunes of the birth of France on their humble shoulders.
(c) As though they alone bore the fortunes of dying France on their braggart shoulders.
(d) As though they alone bore the fortunes of dying Germany on their braggart shoulders.
4. What is the name of the card game the men propose to play after dinner the first day in Totes?
5. As they begin to share the provisions Boule de Suif offers, what do they talk about?
6. According to the coach driver, what does he tell the male passengers who have been looking for him the morning of the first day in Totes that he is forbidden to do?
(a) Harness the horses.
(b) Attend confession.
(c) Fraternize with them.
(d) Discuss politics.
7. In the beginning of "Boule de Suif," what happens to the National Guards' arms, uniforms, and death dealing paraphernalia?
(a) It was quickly burned.
(b) It was slowly buried.
(c) It appeared intermittently.
(d) It suddenly disappeared.
8. What do the coach passengers do to pass the two hours before dinner the first day in Totes?
(a) Play cards.
(b) Recite scripture.
(c) Read the paper.
(d) Walk to town.
9. What is the coach driver doing when the male passengers find him the morning of the first day in Totes?
(a) Fraternizing with the officer's orderly.
(b) Harnessing the horses.
(c) Arguing with the innkeeper's wife.
(d) Confessing to the priest.
10. In "Boule de Suif," why could no one mention Loiseau's name without adding that he was an "extraordinary man"?
(a) Because of his fortune.
(b) Because of his excellent wine.
(c) Because of his practical jokes.
(d) Because of his gorgeous wife.
11. Who does Madame Follenvie address herself to while the passengers dine during their first supper in Totes?
(a) The Countess.
(c) The Old Nun.
(d) Boule de Suif.
12. According to the coach driver, who gave him command the morning of the first day in Totes?
(a) Monsieur Follenvie.
(c) Madame Follenvie.
13. What do boat-men and fishermen often haul to the surface in "Boule de Suif"?
(b) The body of a German.
(c) Buried treasures.
(d) Disgarded weapons.
14. Who declares at dinner the first day in Totes that the Prussians behaved liked "ancient barbarians"?
(a) Boule de Suif.
(c) Comte de Breville.
(d) Madame Carre-Lamadon.
15. In the beginning of "Boule de Suif," what kind of soldiers are NOT wandering through the town?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is NOT one of the reasons the coach passengers discuss in the kitchen after the meeting with the Prussian officer the first day in Totes?
2. What is Boule de Suif's real name?
3. In the morning of the first day in Totes, what two people does Cornudet listen to forecast the future of France, one advocating the Orleans dynasty, the other an unknown savior?
4. What country are the passengers in "Boule de Suif" traveling through on a coach?
5. At the beginning of the story, the vanquished in the city of Rouen realize they had to be civil to whom?
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