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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What "gift" does Micromegas give to the humans he encounters?
(a) A painting.
(b) A locket.
(c) A special mirror.
(d) A book.
2. What does Micromegas decide to do with his time of exile?
(a) Search for his family.
(b) Travel the universe.
(c) Vacation on Mars only.
(d) Start a family.
3. What is the prophecy that Julian's mother hears about her son's future?
(a) He will be a saint.
(b) He will be a great war hero.
(c) He will kill her.
(d) He will kill his father and marry her.
4. Why are people sprawled everywhere in "The Old Clown"?
(a) It is the celebration of "El Día de los Muertos".
(b) It is a feast day.
(c) It is a public beach.
(d) It is "The Day of St. Thorlakur".
5. What does Julian find great amusement in killing as a child?
(c) Wealthy people.
(d) Poor people.
Short Answer Questions
1. What has happened to Julian's parents since he left them and married?
2. How tall are the Saturnians in "Micromegas"?
3. According to the editor in "The Poor Boy's Toy", what idea does the narrator want to convey?
4. What is the lack of maternal love compared to in "The Rope"?
5. Where is Maupassant from?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the old clown.
2. Explain the prophecy and circumstances that Julian's mother heard of his future in "The Legend of St. Julian Hospitaler."
3. What does Jean Bridelle see the old man doing in the garden?
4. In "The Rope," why did the mother of the boy who committed suicide come to the narrator's home?
5. Why was Micromegas condemned?
6. Why did people dislike Desplein?
7. How did the curse of the stag come to be true in "The Legend of St. Julian Hospitaler?"
8. Explain the prophecy and circumstances about his future that Julian's father heard.
9. Why is Micromegas' name appropriate?
10. How does Jean Bridelle describe the nursery?
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