Act 1, Scene 1
1. In the opening of the play, what reason does Alceste give for his hatred of humanity?
(a) A lack of intelligence.
(b) Social hypocrisy.
(c) People are liars.
(d) People are too honest.
2. In Act 1, Philinte meets a man on the street who hugs him and acts like his best friend. What is embarrassing about this situation?
(a) Philinte does not like the man.
(b) Philinte does not like to be hugged.
(c) Men should not hug each other.
(d) Philinte cannot remember the man's name.
3. When hugged by a man on the street, why does Philinte say he responded so politely?
(a) So he would not offend Alceste.
(b) So he would not offend the man.
(c) Because he is a nice guy.
(d) To teach Alceste a lesson about politeness.
4. On their way to Celimen's home, Philinte tells Alceste that one should not blame human beings for their ______?
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