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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Pantagruel learn have laid waste to Utopia in Pantagruel: Chapter Fifteen?
(a) The Amazons.
(b) The English.
(c) The Turks.
(d) The Dipsodes.

2. What leader does Pantagruel challenge to single combat in Pantagruel: Chapter Nineteen?
(a) Carpalim.
(b) King Anarch.
(c) Solomon.
(d) Loup Garou.

3. Who does Pantagruel assign the castellany of Salmagundi in Third Book of Pantagruel: Chapter Two?
(a) Solomon.
(b) Frere Jean.
(c) Thaumaste.
(d) Panurge.

4. What does Grandgousier give to each pilgrim for their journey in Gargantua: Chapter Forty-three?
(a) Arrows.
(b) Ten gold coins.
(c) A horse.
(d) A sword.

5. Who does King Picrochole send to patrol in Gargantua: Chapter Forty-one?
(a) Comte de Rushin.
(b) Hastyveal.
(c) Thaumaste.
(d) Gargantua.

6. With whose wisdom is Pantagruel's compared in Pantagruel: Chapter Ten?
(a) Solomon.
(b) Mohammed.
(c) Moses.
(d) Jesus.

7. Where is Pantagruel sent to study in Pantagruel: Chapter 5?
(a) Orleans.
(b) Paris.
(c) Bourges.
(d) Poitiers.

8. In Gargantua: Chapter One, the author writes that Gargantua's lineage was uncovered in a meadow near what?
(a) Poitiers.
(b) Arcea-Galeau.
(c) Paris.
(d) Orleans.

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

10. To what king does Pantagruel send the prisoner in Pantagruel: Chapter Eighteen?
(a) King Bodum.
(b) King Anarch.
(c) King Fasil.
(d) King Blaine.

11. What does Pantagruel send the prisoner with to the king in Pantagruel: Chapter Eighteen?
(a) A concoction.
(b) A special book.
(c) A peace flower.
(d) An olive branch.

12. What is the name of Gargantua's mother?
(a) Badebec
(b) Carpalim.
(c) Gargamelle.
(d) Ponocrates.

13. How many generations of Pantagruel's genealogy are described in Pantagruel: Chapter One?
(a) Ten.
(b) Two.
(c) Eight.
(d) Sixty.

14. Who brings an action against the Sorbonnists in court in Gargantua: Chapter Nineteen?
(a) Panurge.
(b) King Anarch.
(c) Janotus.
(d) Epistemon.

15. What does Gargantua's mother eat a lot of during her pregnancy in Gargantua: Chapter Four?
(a) Hog jowels.
(b) Croissants.
(c) Cheese.
(d) Tripe.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Gargantua: Chapter Thirty-one, le Comte Spandassaino and Captain Squirt use what to convince Picrochole to attack the cities and fortresses of Utopia?

2. Who claims that many monks are lazy in Gargantua: Chapter Thirty-eight?

3. Where does Pantagruel's army march to take the entire kingdom by force in Pantagruel: Chapter Twenty-one?

4. Third Book of Pantagruel: Introduction states that the humanist type of this book was published in what year?

5. Who does Braggart kill for accusing him of corruption in Gargantua: Chapter Forty-five?

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