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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 laying on the grass next to the boy behind the iron gate?
(a) A beautiful dog.
(b) A dead bird.
(c) His nanny.
(d) A magnificent toy.
2. According to the talking animal's prophecy, who will Julian kill?
(a) His son.
(b) His father.
(c) His mother.
(d) His parents.
3. Where does Micromegas finally find human life-forms?
(a) A prison.
(b) A ship.
(c) A school.
(d) A submarine.
4. How does Desplein describe himself when his student questions him about attending mass?
(a) He is a freak of biblical proportions.
(b) He is externally religious but internally atheistic.
(c) He is externally atheistic but internally religious.
(d) He is a religiously confused man with a God-owned soul.
5. What is the name of Desplein's brightest student?
(a) Henre Vermaise.
(b) Patrick Mentaon.
(c) Michelle Brogiese.
(d) Horace Bianchon.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Jean Bridelle compare the nursery in Luxembourg to?
2. What does Jean Bridelle compare the borders of small trees to?
3. What job does Julian take after leaving his wife?
4. What does "une maniere de sentir" mean?
5. What is Jean Bridelle's most cherished pleasure?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was Julian taught when he was seven-years-old?
2. Describe the old clown.
3. Why are the secretary and the other men of his planet upset with the small number (72) of senses that they have in "Micromegas?"
4. In "The Rope," why did the mother of the boy who committed suicide come to the narrator's home?
5. According to Jean Bridelle, in "Minuet," what is the most violent grief a man and mother can bear?
6. What was Desplein's first selfless act that Horace witnessed?
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. Why is Horace surprised that Desplein attended a mass?
10. In "The Old Clown," why were people "sprawled everywhere?"
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