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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Sade doing in the final moments of the play?
2. How does Sade characterize his current station in the Revolution?
3. What is the name of the man to whom Marat dictates his calls to the people?
4. How do the Singers say they will impart the words they cannot speak freely?
(a) Breathe them in our ear.
(b) Shout them from the rafters.
(c) Keep them to themselves.
(d) Carve them into our skin.
5. Into what does Roux demand the churches of France be converted?
(b) Soup kitchens.
6. Which of the following is not something that Duperret accuses Mara of being in Scene 17?
(a) A salesman.
(b) A layabout.
(c) A dictator.
(d) A Jew.
7. Which of the following groups is not one that Coulmier interrupts the play to defend?
(a) The priests.
(b) The soldiers.
(c) The post-Revolutionary politicians.
(d) The high academics.
8. According to the Singers at the end of Scene 25, what can Marat not cure?
(a) All social ills.
(b) A beheaded aristocrat.
(c) His own disease.
(d) The cancer on the National Assembly.
9. According to Marat, why is the rumor being spread that wages will soon be raised?
(a) To find organizers amongst the workers.
(b) To quell violent discontent.
(c) To increase production.
(d) To gauge public opinion on this.
10. What does Sade want remembered about himself after his death?
(b) His writings.
(c) His work with the Revolution.
(d) His mad actions.
11. Near the end of Scene 27, what word does Marat say should be abolished?
12. What does Simone think she sees in the sky in Scene 21?
(a) An eclipse.
(c) The moon.
(d) The hand of God.
13. Who whips Sade in Scene 20?
(a) A male nurse.
14. What does Coulmier invite the audience to do at the beginning of the Epilogue?
(a) Embrace the newly-won peace of the present.
(b) Meet the actors.
(c) Close the history book.
(d) Attend some post-performance drinks.
15. According to the Herald in Scene 19, what is the most sympathetic way to be executed?
(c) Burning at the stake.
(d) The guillotine.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Scene 30, Sade tells Marat that his writings mean nothing compared to what?
2. Who has the final line of the play?
3. Which of the following is not something the Singers accuse the rich of hoarding at the beginning of Scene 16?
4. What are the fates of both Duperret and Corday after Marat's murder?
5. What affliction of Marat does the Schoolmaster mock in Scene 26?
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