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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to Marat, why is the rumor being spread that wages will soon be raised?
(a) To increase production.
(b) To gauge public opinion on this.
(c) To quell violent discontent.
(d) To find organizers amongst the workers.
2. Who interrupts the song several times during the Epilogue?
3. In Duperret's Scene 22 song, who is the only entity that man will be expected to obey in an ideal world?
(a) The king.
(b) The market.
4. What is the name of the man to whom Marat dictates his calls to the people?
5. Which character does not sing at all during the play?
6. What does Sade say is essential to any real revolution in Scene 30?
(a) A goal.
7. What part of Corday's body does Duperret kiss repeatedly in Scene 22?
(a) Her leg.
(b) Her hand.
(c) Her breast.
(d) Her neck.
8. In Scene 28, Sade says that he wrote his lost masterpiece on what?
(a) The skin of a prostitute.
(c) A long roll or paper.
(d) The walls of a prison cell.
9. At the end of Scene 28, the Singers complain that Marat's writings have done what to France?
(a) Confused its people.
(b) Covered it in blood.
(c) Set it ablaze.
(d) Weakened it irreparably.
10. Which of the following is something that Sade claims the hypothetical Revolutionaries expect from the Revolution?
(a) A bigger house.
(b) A milder summer.
(c) New shoes.
(d) Bags of gold.
11. What is the forbidden word that that Duperret says France is speaking at the end of Scene 17?
12. What are the fates of both Duperret and Corday after Marat's murder?
(a) The are exiled from France.
(b) They are given positions in Danton's government.
(c) They go into hiding.
(d) They are executed.
13. Which of the following is not something the Singers accuse the rich of hoarding at the beginning of Scene 16?
14. According to the Singers at the end of Scene 25, what can Marat not cure?
(a) All social ills.
(b) The cancer on the National Assembly.
(c) His own disease.
(d) A beheaded aristocrat.
15. Who do the Singers say speaks for all of France?
(a) No one.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the subject of the suppressed work that Marat describes in Scene 28?
2. According to the Herald in Scene 19, what is the most sympathetic way to be executed?
3. Who separates Duperrat and Corday when the former begins to molest the latter?
4. Which of the following items is not something Marat blindly seeks in his fever at the beginning of Scene 21?
5. Which book of the Old Testament does Corday read in Caen?
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