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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Baron Hulot agree to provide for Valerie Marneffe's second child?
(a) A place to live.
(b) Twelve hundred francs per year.
(c) The Hulot family name.
(d) A job in government service when he reaches adulthood.

2. What is happening when the arrival of the Baron Montes de Montejanos is announced?
(a) Valerie and Baron Hulot are sitting down to dinner.
(b) Guests are playing games in Valerie Marneffe's drawing-room.
(c) Valerie and Crevel are having an argument in her room.
(d) Valerie and Lisbeth are scheming to have the Marshal propose marriage to Bette.

3. At whose suggestion does Lisbeth change her appearance?
(a) Valerie Marneffe.
(b) Celestine Crevel.
(c) Hortense Hulot.
(d) Adeline Hulot.

4. At what time does Wenceslas arrive home after dining with Valerie Marneffe?
(a) Midnight.
(b) Three o'clock in the morning.
(c) One o'clock in the morning.
(d) Eleven o'clock in the evening.

5. How does Lisbeth control Valerie's potential household expenses?
(a) She encourages Valerie to dine out instead of hosting dinners at home.
(b) She does the cooking and washing herself.
(c) She finds her a cook from Vosges and accompanies her to the market.
(d) She contributes the profits from her embroidery work to the household budget.

6. What bad news does Johann Fischer communicate to Hector Hulot in a letter?
(a) The War Ministry has exhausted all of its funds in Algeria.
(b) Johann Fischer has been left by his wife.
(c) Johann Fischer is terminally ill and does not have long to live.
(d) A Public Prosecutor is investigating Hector and Johann's dealings in Algeria.

7. What does Hortense tell Wenceslas she would have done in retribution if she had discovered that he was having an affair after their first quarrel?
(a) Taken Crevel as a lover.
(b) Killed herself.
(c) Taken Stidman as a lover.
(d) Killed him.

8. Besides leading Wenceslas astray, for what other family disgrace is Baron Hulot responsible?
(a) Victorin's professional difficulties.
(b) Lisbeth's personal difficulties.
(c) Victorin's professional difficulties.
(d) Victorin's financial difficulties.

9. To which Shakespeare character does the narrator compare Montejanos, due to his physique and complexion?
(a) Romeo.
(b) Hamlet.
(c) Othello.
(d) Macbeth.

10. What does Victorin contribute to help his father get out of debt?
(a) He sells his furniture.
(b) He hands over his retirement funds.
(c) He mortgages his house.
(d) He asks Valerie Marneffe for a loan.

11. Who is the third man to whom Valerie Marneffe tells he is going to be the father of her child?
(a) Montejanos.
(b) Vignon.
(c) Crevel.
(d) Stidman.

12. When Hector Hulot returns home from Valerie's house after hearing of the problem between Wenceslas and Hortense, what does he discover Adeline doing?
(a) Reading.
(b) Crying.
(c) Praying.
(d) Sleeping.

13. How does Valerie explain her relationship to Montejanos?
(a) She claims he is Monsieur Marneffe's nephew.
(b) She pretends she has never met him.
(c) She explains that they had been lovers.
(d) She claims they are cousins.

14. What piece of evidence does Crevel provide the Baron with to prove his clandestine meetings with Valerie in his little house on the Rue du Dauphin?
(a) A necklace.
(b) A scarf.
(c) A hat.
(d) A letter.

15. What solution does Bette offer first when Hortense explains her financial predicament?
(a) She tells Hortense to pawn all of her valuables.
(b) She counsels Hortense to ask Adeline for money.
(c) She suggests they help her arrange a marriage to Marshal Hulot.
(d) She advises Hortense to sell her diamonds.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many beauty spots does Valerie Marneffe arrange on her person for her first meeting with Wenceslas?

2. What circumstances led to Stidman's introduction to Valerie in the Rue Vaneau?

3. Which biblical figures does Valerie ask Wenceslas to sculpt for her?

4. Who inadvertently informs Hortense that Wenceslas had lied to her about his whereabouts the evening that he dined with Valerie Marneffe?

5. What significant change to his appearance does Valerie induce Baron Hulot to make?

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