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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 is the profession of the person described in "The Rope"?
(a) A writer.
(b) A doctor.
(c) A painter.
(d) A musician.
2. What did the narrator intend to do at the old clown's booth?
(a) Throw him out of the market.
(b) Leave money.
(c) Offer him a job.
(d) Make fun of him.
3. What is Jean Bridelle's most cherished pleasure?
(a) To walk alone.
(b) Brawling friends.
(c) Stupid girls.
(d) Noisy cafes.
4. What is wrong with the "gift" that Micromegas gives to the humans?
(a) It is blank.
(b) It disappears when Micromegas leaves.
(c) It is broken.
(d) It is ruined.
5. According to the narrator in "The Poor Boy's Toy", what have children learned to do?
(a) Love unintentionally.
(b) Trust everyone.
(c) Distrust man.
Short Answer Questions
1. What must Micromegas use to see life on Earth?
2. Who is Maupassant's godfather?
3. What job does Julian take after leaving his wife?
4. What is the name of one of the philosophers that the men give to Micromegas in response to a human's soul?
5. In what year was "Minuet" first published?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Jean Bridelle see the old man doing in the garden?
2. Describe the type of friend that Horace Bianchon was.
3. What do the men on the ship tell Micromegas and the Saturnian their time is spent doing?
4. According to Jean Bridelle, in "Minuet," what is the most violent grief a man and mother can bear?
5. In "The Old Clown," why were people "sprawled everywhere?"
6. How does Jean Bridelle describe the nursery?
7. Explain the prophecy and circumstances about his future that Julian's father heard.
8. Why did the narrator shun the boy in "The Rope?"
9. Explain the prophecy and circumstances that Julian's mother heard of his future in "The Legend of St. Julian Hospitaler."
10. According to "The Poor Boy's Toy," how do rich children differ from poor ones?
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