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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do Candide and Martin do when they first get to Venice?
(a) Meet up with Cunégonde.
(b) Send word for Cacambo.
(c) Eat a huge dinner.
(d) Buy a boat.
2. What does Candide want to purchase with the riches he has gathered in Eldorado?
(a) A concubine and Westphalia.
(b) Cunégonde and Westphalia.
(c) Cunégonde and Buenos Aires.
(d) A slave and a house.
3. How does Cacambo describe Cunégonde's appearance as she has gotten older?
(a) She is more beautiful than ever.
(b) She is plainer than before.
(c) She is ugly.
(d) She is pretty.
4. In Chapter 25, when does Candide say he will be the only happy man in the world?
(a) When he is reunited with his Cunegonde.
(b) When he gets his diamonds back.
(c) When he can return to Westphalia.
(d) When he becomes a philosopher like Pangloss.
5. After Candide buys back Cunegonde and the old woman, where do they all go to live?
(a) The castle in Westphalia.
(b) On a farm Candide buys.
(c) In Paris.
(d) In a villa on the South of France.
6. Senator Pococurante states that he can only stand the music for how long?
(a) A half an hour.
(b) An hour.
(d) Three hours.
7. What did Giroflée's parents force him to do?
(a) Marry and have kids.
(b) Go to school.
(c) Flee the country.
(d) Enter the monastery.
8. Which of the following characters does not accompany Candide to the banks of Propontis?
(b) Mr. Issachar.
(d) The Baron.
9. In Chapter 30, why does Pangloss feel unfulfilled?
(a) He has lost his intelligence and cannot hold a conversation.
(b) He is going deaf.
(c) He does not hold a position where he could expand and teach his philosophies.
(d) He is tired of working so hard.
10. Candide and Martin have dinner with guests the night after Cacambo accosts them. What do the guests complain about?
(a) Being wronged and stripped of their birthright.
(b) That their last plunder was unsuccessful.
(c) That Cacambo is a lousy slave.
(d) That they have not been given grandchildren.
11. What does Martin say should be done with the Baron?
(a) He should be arrested.
(b) He should go back to Westphalia.
(c) He should be thrown into the sea.
(d) He should be made a king.
12. Why does Candide decide to go to Venice?
(a) To bring the riches of Eldorado to Venice.
(b) To meet new friends and find a new companion.
(c) To wait while Cacambo retrieves Cunégonde.
(d) To see more places in the world.
13. Which of the following is not a reason that Candide kills the two monkeys who are chasing the girls?
(a) To absolve the murder of Cunégonde's brother.
(b) To absolve the murder of The Grand Inquisitor.
(c) To protect the women.
(d) To absolve the murder of Mr. Issachar.
14. Candide and Martin are walking to dinner one night. What does Cacambo accosts Candide to tell him?
(a) That Cunégonde is dead.
(b) To ready himself to leave Venice.
(c) To make plans to go to Bordeaux.
(d) That he has captured Cunégonde.
15. Why do the Oreillons who captured them decide not to cook and eat Candide and Cacambo?
(a) they are too thin.
(b) they are not Jesuits.
(c) They agree to marry the girls.
(d) They apologize for killing the monkeys.
Short Answer Questions
1. What role does the actress Candide likes play?
2. Who sees Pangloss help the woman replace her flowers on her breast and has him arrested for it?
3. What does Cunegonde remind Candide about in Chapter 29?
4. When Cacambo accosts Candide before quickly leaving to serve his master, where does he say Cunégonde is?
5. Why must Cacambo go to Buenos Aires?
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