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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is La Maheude given instead of food?
(a) money
(b) nothing
(c) clothes for the children
(d) a job

2. What does Etienne create with advice from his friend Pluchart?
(a) a workers' union
(b) a new system of managment
(c) a new way to hew
(d) a new pay system

3. About what do Etienne and Souvarine talk?
(a) the future of the workers
(b) how to be a good hewer
(c) how to make money
(d) escaping the mines and going to Paris

4. What is the house number where Bonnemort lives?
(a) number 18
(b) number 33
(c) number 24
(d) number 16

5. How many grandchildren does Bonnemort have?
(a) seven
(b) four
(c) nine
(d) ten

6. What is the new capitalistic trend concerning money?
(a) invest in speculation
(b) give money to poor people
(c) put the capital to work and maximize profit
(d) put the money in a bank

7. What does Lantier think he must do to save Catherine?
(a) ask her to marry him
(b) run away with her
(c) tell her parents about Chaval
(d) get rid of Chaval

8. How does Léon Grégoire make his money?
(a) he's a trader
(b) from the grocery store
(c) from the mine profits
(d) he's a banker

9. Where does La Maheude go to ask for help?
(a) the Grégoires
(b) the priest
(c) the charity center
(d) the bank

10. What are the type of people who tend to go to the Advantage?
(a) mine management
(b) young people
(c) older men
(d) dissatified workers

11. What does Etienne do about what he sees on his walk?
(a) he kills the criminal
(b) he reports the problem
(c) he watches the miners
(d) nothing

12. What happens in the Maheu family as the strike is called?
(a) it is getting smaller
(b) they are fighting among themselves
(c) it is getting poorer
(d) they steal more food

13. Who goes with Chaval when he leaves the Voreux?
(a) Zacharie
(b) Souvarine
(c) Catherine
(d) Jeanlin

14. Where did Léon Grégoire get his money?
(a) stealing
(b) good investments
(c) inheritance
(d) from his wife

15. How is Chaval feeling about the relationship between Catherine and Etienne?
(a) happy
(b) extremely jealous
(c) indifferent
(d) enraged

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the Voreux's manager?

2. What does Chaval do as Etienne is getting ready to kiss Catherine?

3. Who is Zacharie?

4. Why do the Maheus see Catherine moving out as a traitor act to the family?

5. For what is Etienne hired?

(see the answer keys)

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