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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where does Etienne see Jeanlin go one evening?
(a) to Denneulin
(b) through a hidden hole
(c) to Chaval
(d) to the Hennebeaus'
2. What job does Négrel hold at the mine?
(a) a carter
(b) a supervisor
(c) an engineer
(d) a hewer
3. What does Chaval announce when he comes to the Advantage during the strike?
(a) he will return to work
(b) he's now a supervisor
(c) he's going to Paris
(d) he is going to marry Catherine
4. Why do the miners organize a meeting in the forest?
(a) to discuss Jean-Bart
(b) to plan a bank robbery
(c) to march to Paris
(d) to find deer for food
5. During the last part of the strike what are many of the miners' children doing?
(a) destroying the town
(b) attacking the rich children
(c) vandalizing the managers' homes
(d) looking for activities that will feed them
6. What is one of the mines left working after the strike has spread?
7. When is the provident fund started by Etienne empty?
(a) by November
(b) by December
(c) by March
(d) in January
8. What happens to Alzire?
(a) he dies
(b) he gets better
(c) he goes back to work
(d) he becomes disabled
9. What major character is killed at the confrontation at the mine?
10. Who does Lantier get to know after he left hiding?
(a) a young soldier
11. What do the workers do at the Hennebeaus' house?
(a) attend a party
(b) throw rocks in the windows
(c) burn it down
(d) chant and demonstrate
12. Of what does Lantier try to convince Deneulin?
(a) to take on more miners
(b) to keep Jean-Bart running
(c) to fire Chaval
(d) that all mines must strike
13. What does Etienne think about his position as leader in the strike?
(a) he doesn't want it
(b) it's a lot of responsibility
(c) he doesn't think he can do it
(d) he's depressed about it
14. What does the mine owners announce Négrel is doing?
(a) going to shut down the mine permanently
(b) going to revamp the mine
(d) going to bring back foreign miners
15. Who comes to visit the Maheus when Alzire is sick?
(a) the Hennebeaus
(d) a priest
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the miners do at the entrance to the mine?
2. Who is knocked out in the Jean-Bart explosion?
3. How do the miners feel about the Borains?
4. What does Hennebeau tell the miners?
5. Who do the women go to for food?
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