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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Clamence believe is necessary?
2. What bridge does Clamence say he stood on in this chapter?
(a) Amsterdam Bridge
(b) Pont des Arts
(c) London Bridge
(d) Brooklyn Bridge
3. What does Clamence tell his companion to take advantage of?
(a) His company
(b) The local prostitutes
(c) The lack of security in the hotel
(d) The free hotel breakfast
4. What is the full name of the narrator?
(a) Jean-Michel Genet
(b) Fillipe Flaubert
(c) Jean-Baptiste Clamence
(d) Albert Camus
5. What does Clamence compare Amsterdam's canals to?
(a) Medieval castles
(b) Angels guarding heaven's gate
(c) Neverending love
(d) The circles of hell
6. What two passions do Parisians have?
(a) Ideas and fornication
(b) Coffee and crepes
(c) Religion and education
(d) Wine and cheese
7. Why does the narrator leave his companion at the bridge?
(a) He sees a friend
(b) He is in a hurry
(c) He does not want the hotel owner to see him
(d) He never crosses bridges
8. What should a master exercise power without?
(d) A whip
9. Which of the following subjects does Clamence talk about as they walk?
(a) Hitler's death
(d) Nazi genocide
10. How does Clamence show his power when it comes to women?
(b) Forcing his women into oaths of faithfulness
(c) Going with whom he please when he pleases
(d) Flexing his muscles
11. Why does the young woman kill herself?
(a) Her child is killed
(b) She is pregnant
(c) Clamence does not want her
(d) She has been accused of murder
12. What begins Clamence's dissertation on power?
(a) The auditor's lack of confidence
(b) The barman's presence
(c) A group of women
(d) A slave trader's sign
13. What does Clamence respect about the Dutch middle class?
(a) Their business sense
(b) Their arrogance
(c) Their high ideas
(d) Their morals
14. What does Clamence smile at in this chapter?
(a) A child
(b) A dog
(c) A woman
(d) A mirror
15. From what culture does the deus ex machina come from?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Clamence say he is guilty of?
2. What does society need to stop an argument from stretching into affinity?
3. What did Clamence father do for a living?
4. Where does Clamence say he is obliged to live?
5. What does Clamence see when he when he turn around?
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