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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part I: Chapter 1-6.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. For what is Etienne hired?
(a) as a hewer
(b) as a horse tender
(c) as a carpenter
(d) as a loader
2. What type of job did Etienne have previously?
(a) a mechanic
(b) an engineer
(c) a manager
(d) an artist
3. Why was Etienne fired from his previous job?
(a) being too friendly with the owner's daughter
(b) political activity
(c) drinking on the job
(d) hitting a supervisor
4. What is one of the reasons Etienne thinks he might be working in the mine?
(a) he's drawn to Catherine
(b) he wants to own a coal mine
(c) he likes to mine coal
(d) he enjoys being underground
5. Where does Etienne Lantier arrive the night at the beginning of the novel?
(b) the Voreux mining pit
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Etienne go to rent a room?
2. How many members of the Maheu family work in the mines?
3. Why do the supervisors fine the Maheu team?
4. With whom does Bonnemort live?
5. How old is Etienne Lantier?
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