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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Estelle's friend's name?
2. According to one of the characters, how many official torturers does Hell have?
(b) One for each dead person.
3. Whom does Garcin see in his vision?
(a) His wife.
(b) His children.
(c) His mistress.
(d) His mother.
4. Who is smoking cigars in one of the visions?
(b) Garcin's colleagues.
(c) Estelle's husband.
5. What is Olga doing when Estelle, Garcin, and Inez discover that time moves differently in the room than on Earth?
(a) Waking up the next day.
(b) Eating dinner.
(c) Smoking cigars.
(d) Preparing for bed.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Estelle enters the room, who is already there?
2. Which character wishes they were there "by mistake"?
3. What color does Garcin say his wife always wears?
4. What happened to make Estelle's marriage unhappy?
5. Where does Estelle say her husband is?
Short Essay Questions
1. As Inez, Estelle, and Garcin watch their friends and family back on Earth, how do they react?
2. When Garcin asks the Valet what is outside the room, what does the Valet say?
3. Why do you think the author shows Garcin looking at his colleagues relaxing at the end of the day, smoking cigars?
4. What does Garcin in his shirtsleeves stand for? Why does Estelle say she cannot stand a man in his shirtsleeves?
5. Why does Estelle refuse Inez's offer of her sofa?
6. Describe Inez's reaction to the Estelle's and Garcin's reasons for why they are in the room.
7. What are some of the things that cause tension between Inez and Garcin?
8. How do you know that these characters are dead and in hell, despite the fact that Sartre does not explicitly state it?
9. What is Garcin's response to Inez saying that there was reason to be afraid "before," but not now?
10. Describe, at this point in the play, the nature of hell.
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