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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the dark speck in reality?
(a) A piece of refuse
(b) A fish
(c) A woman
(d) A golf ball
2. What does Clamence observe on the surface of the water?
(a) A human foot
(b) A whale
(c) His trousers
(d) A dark speck
3. What does Clamence write poetry about?
(b) The affect of God on his life
(c) The Arabs
(d) Virtues of things he once thought awful
4. What does Clamence think shows in every face?
5. What does Clamence say the underlying environment of the Dutch part of town is like?
(a) Humorous and quaint
(b) Gray, wet and devoid of people
(c) Quiet and shy
(d) A criminal wasteland
6. What disallows Frenchmen from walking hand in hand?
(d) The government
7. Who takes Clamence hostage in Tunisia?
(d) Tunisian police
8. When did Clamence claim he contracted malaria?
(a) During his time as pope
(b) During his time in the trenches
(c) During his time in Africa
(d) During his time as a circus performer
9. What does Clamence say is happiness for him?
(a) Making people laugh
(b) Feeling love
(c) Making women cry
(d) Making others unhappy
10. What are the only two things Clamence says the doves can see from the sky?
(a) Trams and bicycles
(b) People and cars
(c) Smoke and cars
(d) Shop signs and canals
11. Why does Clamence claim Jesus went quietly to his death?
(a) He had lost his voice
(b) He wanted to suffer
(c) He was looking forward to heaven
(d) He did not like the idea of being the only one alive
12. Where is the camp Clamence is sent to?
(d) Cape Town
13. What is Clamence's most important duty?
(a) To forgive sinners
(b) To find women
(c) To manage water rations
(d) To bribe the guards
14. What does the young man want the prison pope to be elected for?
(a) His failings
(b) His height
(c) His ugliness
(d) His skill at ping pong
15. What does Clamence think his suicide would do for his friends?
(a) Free them
(b) Destroy them
(c) Curse them
(d) Enlighten them
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of love does the woman Clamence falls in love with believe in?
2. What is Clamence too self obsessed to do?
3. When did Clamence first realize he had no friends?
4. Who does Clamence offer as pope?
5. Where did the painting once hang?
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