Les Liaisons Dangereuses Test | Final Test - Easy

Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Merteuil assert that Madame de Tourvel is doing to Valmont?
(a) Making him more intelligent.
(b) Hardening his heart.
(c) Leading him on.
(d) Boring him to death.

2. What does Danceny entrust to Madame de Rosemonde?
(a) The secret of Valmont and Madame de Tourvel's relationship.
(b) Valmont's entire correspondence with Merteuil.
(c) Cécile's honor as Madame de Rosemonde's ward.
(d) All of the lyric poetry he wrote for Cécile.

3. What does Valmont tell Danceny in letter 89?
(a) That Cécile's love grows stronger every day.
(b) That Cécile sets her sights on a new man.
(c) That Cécile pines away for Danceny.
(d) That Cécile does not trust him.

4. What physical condition makes it difficult for Madame de Rosemonde to write letters?
(a) Rheumatism.
(b) Influenza.
(c) Blindness.
(d) Dementia.

5. Valmont asserts that a girl who has no respect for her mother will what?
(a) Have no self-respect, either.
(b) Have a moral mindset.
(c) Have concerns about sex.
(d) Have no idea what love is about.

6. By letter 148, whom has Danceny taken as a lover?
(a) Cécile.
(b) Merteuil.
(c) Julie.
(d) Rosalind.

7. Upon what does Valmont blame the incident which causes Madame de Tourvel to think Valmont does not love her?
(a) Valmont's desire to help an old acquaintance.
(b) A case of mistaken identity.
(c) The plotting of Madame de Tourvel's husband.
(d) An innocent remark from Madame de Volanges.

8. What does Madame de Rosemonde advise Madame de Volanges do about Cécile?
(a) Allow her to take the veil.
(b) Punish her by depriving her of attention.
(c) Leave her to her own immoral devices.
(d) Encourage her to marry the Comte de Gercourt.

9. What does Merteuil advise Valmont to tell Madame de Tourvel?
(a) He no longer loves her, but it's not his fault.
(b) He is leaving the country because he can no longer stand her.
(c) Her beauty has been diminished by her recent anger.
(d) He wants to duel her husband in order to marry her.

10. How does Madame de Tourvel feel about Valmont?
(a) She idolizes him.
(b) She fears him.
(c) She abhors him.
(d) She pities him.

11. Whom does Valmont's valet count on to get him access to Madame de Tourvel?
(a) No one.
(b) Her maid, Julie.
(c) Valmont's friend, Étienne.
(d) Her brother, Andres.

12. How does Merteuil increase sympathy for herself?
(a) She claims to have been raped.
(b) She keeps quiet and the mystery deepens.
(c) She pretends to be ill.
(d) She asserts that Prévan robbed her.

13. Whom does Merteuil target for her next seduction?
(a) Valmont.
(b) Bertram.
(c) Gercourt.
(d) Danceny.

14. What did the person whom Valmont sent to Madame de Tourvel do?
(a) The person convinced her to see Valmont.
(b) The person suggested Madame de Tourvel run away.
(c) The person told the legal authorities about Valmont's activities.
(d) The person argued against Valmont's case.

15. What does Danceny fear after reading Valmont's report?
(a) That Cécile no longer loves him.
(b) That Cécile dies.
(c) That Cécile loves Valmont.
(d) That Cécile needs to go back to the convent.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Cécile respond to Merteuil's advice about her relationship with Valmont?

2. What advice does Madame de Volanges ask of Merteuil?

3. What does the unsigned note to Danceny communicate?

4. How does Merteuil decide that Prévan is attempting to seduce her?

5. What does Madame de Rosemonde offer Madame de Tourvel in her return letter?

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