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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why do the people love Marat, according to Sade in the beginning of Scene 20?
(a) He will speak for them.
(b) He will fight for them.
(c) He will die for them.
(d) He will suffer for them.
2. How do the Singers say they will impart the words they cannot speak freely?
(a) Keep them to themselves.
(b) Shout them from the rafters.
(c) Carve them into our skin.
(d) Breathe them in our ear.
3. What is the name of the man to whom Marat dictates his calls to the people?
4. What does Sade say is essential to any real revolution in Scene 30?
(b) A goal.
5. Who speaks the final words of the first act?
6. To what animal does Marat compare the members of the new ruling class in France?
7. In Scene 28, Sade says that he wrote his lost masterpiece on what?
(b) The walls of a prison cell.
(c) A long roll or paper.
(d) The skin of a prostitute.
8. Which French Minister does Marat accuse of counterfeiting banknotes?
(a) The Minister of Labor.
(b) The Minister of Finance.
(c) The Minister of Trade.
(d) The Minister of Commerce.
9. In Duperret's Scene 22 song, who is the only entity that man will be expected to obey in an ideal world?
(c) The king.
(d) The market.
10. According to the Herald in Scene 19, what is the most sympathetic way to be executed?
(a) Burning at the stake.
(c) The guillotine.
11. What institution's sacking does Sade recall witnessing in this section?
(a) A library.
(b) A convent.
(c) A manor.
(d) An art museum.
12. In Scene 30, of what does Sade say the world consists?
(c) Monetary interests.
13. In Scene 18, for what group does Marat say the Revolution was fought?
(a) The politicians.
(b) The poor.
(d) The military.
14. Who has the final line of the play?
15. In Scene 25, Which of the following roles is not one that Simone claims petitioners expect Marat to enact?
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Marat in Scene 27, what has the Minister of War sold to France's enemies?
2. Which famous Revolutionary figure does Marat accuse of turning white at the mention of force?
3. In Scene 27, which character accuses Marat of handing the country over to the lowest common denominator?
4. How does Sade characterize his current station in the Revolution?
5. In Scene 27, to whom does Marat accuse the generals of being loyal?
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