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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Pantagruel: Chapters 18-23, Pantagrueline Prognostication for 1533 and Prefaces to Almanacs for 1533 and 1535 (p. 133-194).

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Of whom is it written, "if ever there was such a one in Paris, a felon, a cheat, a tippler, a loafer, a scrounger, but that apart, the nicest young lad in the world"?
(a) Thaumaste.
(b) Anarch.
(c) Panurge.
(d) Solomon.

2. Where does Pantagruel stroll toward to seek recreation from his studies in Pantagruel: Chapter Eleven?
(a) Paris.
(b) The Faubourg Saint-Marcel.
(c) Orleans.
(d) Poitiers.

3. Pantagruel: Dixain was written by whom?
(a) Francois Rabelais.
(b) Maitre Hughes Salel.
(c) Ulysses.
(d) Almyrodes.

4. What position is offered to Pantagruel in Pantagruel: Chapter Ten?
(a) President of Petitions.
(b) Receiver of Petitions and President of Court.
(c) Receiver of Petitions.
(d) President of Court.

5. What plagues Africa during Pantagruel's birth?
(a) A drought.
(b) Earthquakes.
(c) Tsunamis.
(d) Bubonic plague.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where is Pantagruel sent to study in Pantagruel: Chapter 5?

2. What leader does Pantagruel challenge to single combat in Pantagruel: Chapter Nineteen?

3. Who among Pantagruel's men has his neck slit in Pantagruel: Chapter Nineteen?

4. How many novels are contained in the collection "Gargantua and Pantagruel" by Francois Rabelais?

5. How many knights approach Pantagruel's vessel in Pantagruel: Chapter Sixteen?

(see the answer key)

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