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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What kind of ship are Candide and Martin passengers on?
(a) A Dutch ship.
(b) An Arab ship.
(c) A pirate ship.
(d) A Spanish ship.

2. Why does Candide initially think Senator Pococurante is a happy man before Martin persuades him otherwise?
(a) The Senator has art, music, and women.
(b) The Senator appears to gain pleasure in critiquing and criticizing art.
(c) The Senator is jovial and pours large glasses of wine.
(d) The Senator is pleasant throughout their visit.

3. What happens when Candide goes to court to complain about the ship's captain?
(a) He is laughed out of court.
(b) He is given a large shp to pursue the evil captain.
(c) He is put into debtor's prison.
(d) He is fined 10,000 piastres for making such a ruckus.

4. How does Senator Pococurante treat his female servants?
(a) He makes them perform dances for him.
(b) He ignores them.
(c) He whips them.
(d) He forces them to share a bed with him.

5. Where does Cacambo want to go as soon as possible?
(a) To Europe.
(b) To America.
(c) To Paraguay.
(d) To Canada.

6. Why is Candide still optimistic after meeting Senator Pococurante?
(a) He thinks that Senator Pococurante's criticism is an act.
(b) He believes that happiness comes through prayer.
(c) He believes he will be the only happy man when he marries Cunégonde.
(d) He thinks that Martin and he can find another happy man.

7. Who does Brother Giroflée wish was at the bottom of the sea?
(a) The Spanish.
(b) The Dutch.
(c) The Theatines.
(d) The French.

8. What does Pococurante serve Candide and Martin to drink?
(a) Chocolate.
(b) Wine.
(c) Tea.
(d) Tepid water.

9. What happens when Candide and Cacambo try to pay for their lunch with the jewels they have found?
(a) The server graciously accepts their generous gift.
(b) The other patrons beg for their help to escape Eldorado.
(c) The townspeople begin to surround them and demand they hand over the jewels.
(d) They are laughed at because jewels are not seen as currency.

10. In Chapter 19, where does Candide plan to go to wait for Cacambo and Cunegonde?
(a) Venice.
(b) Westphalia.
(c) London.
(d) Paris.

11. What does Pangloss say it isn't proper for a philosopher to do?
(a) Recant.
(b) Get married.
(c) Pray.
(d) Ask for forgiveness.

12. What is Cunégonde's appearance when Candide finds her on the banks of Propontis?
(a) She is wrinkled, brown, and ugly.
(b) She is thin and corpselike.
(c) She is still beautiful.
(d) She is a pretty, but older lady.

13. What happens when Candide and Martin are discussing philosophy?
(a) They see a ship attacked by pirates.
(b) They see a young maiden cry for help as a man attacks her.
(c) They see a seaman lift a young boy to see over the edge of the ship.
(d) They see the captain of their ship fall overboard.

14. What happens when Candide goes to the court to report the captain who stole his sheep and riches?
(a) Candide is rewarded.
(b) The captain is arrested.
(c) Candide is fined.
(d) Candide is arrested.

15. What happens to two slaves on the ship going to Constantinople?
(a) They are thrown overboard.
(b) They are fed only bread and water.
(c) They are repeatedly whipped.
(d) They are forced to row all night.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Candide promise to meet Cacambo?

2. What has Cacambo become while he was away?

3. Which of the following characteristics describes Senator Pococurante?

4. Why does Candide decide to go to Venice?

5. What happens to the man on the deck of the naval vessel?

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