Marat / Sade Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Scene 28, Sade says that he wrote his lost masterpiece on what?
(a) The walls of a prison cell.
(b) A long roll or paper.
(c) The skin of a prostitute.
(d) Papyrus.

2. In Scene 23, what does Marat warn the rich will do the the poor at a moment's notice?
(a) Burn down their homes.
(b) Turn them out on the streets.
(c) Have them killed.
(d) Send them to war.

3. Who has the final line of the play?
(a) Coulmier.
(b) Roux.
(c) Herald.
(d) Sade.

4. Which of the following inmates is strait-jacketed throughout the entire play?
(a) Duperret.
(b) Herald.
(c) Polpoch.
(d) Roux.

5. What is Sade doing in the final moments of the play?
(a) Sleeping.
(b) Dancing.
(c) Undressing.
(d) Laughing.

6. Where did Corday spend her youth?
(a) A military barracks.
(b) Paris.
(c) Prussia.
(d) A convent.

7. According to Marat in Scene 27, what has the Minister of War sold to France's enemies?
(a) Arms.
(b) State secrets.
(c) His chateau.
(d) Corn.

8. According to the Herald in Scene 19, what is the most sympathetic way to be executed?
(a) Cricifixion.
(b) Burning at the stake.
(c) The guillotine.
(d) Hemlock.

9. Which book of the Old Testament does Corday read in Caen?
(a) Leviticus.
(b) Ruth.
(c) Judith.
(d) Jeremiah.

10. Near the end of Scene 27, what word does Marat say should be abolished?
(a) Want.
(b) God.
(c) Wealth.
(d) Dictator.

11. According to Marat, why is the rumor being spread that wages will soon be raised?
(a) To quell violent discontent.
(b) To gauge public opinion on this.
(c) To find organizers amongst the workers.
(d) To increase production.

12. Which of the following is not something that Duperret accuses Mara of being in Scene 17?
(a) A layabout.
(b) A dictator.
(c) A Jew.
(d) A salesman.

13. In Scene 30, of what does Sade say the world consists?
(a) Monetary interests.
(b) Dirt.
(c) Lies.
(d) Bodies.

14. What does Coulmier invite the audience to do at the beginning of the Epilogue?
(a) Close the history book.
(b) Embrace the newly-won peace of the present.
(c) Meet the actors.
(d) Attend some post-performance drinks.

15. To what animal does Marat compare the members of the new ruling class in France?
(a) Snail.
(b) Crocodile.
(c) Chimpanzee.
(d) Falcon.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who interrupts the song several times during the Epilogue?

2. What institution's sacking does Sade recall witnessing in this section?

3. How does Sade characterize his current station in the Revolution?

4. Who do the Singers say speaks for all of France?

5. Who is in charge of France at the end of the Interruptus narrative?

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