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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 Meursault's sentence?
(a) Death by hanging.
(b) Life in prison.
(c) A long prison sentence.
(d) Death by guillotine.
2. What type of case is to follow Meursault's in court?
3. What is Meursault's view from his cell?
(a) The mountains and darkness.
(b) A small glimpse of the dirt outside the window.
(c) A dark wall with water dripping down it.
(d) The water and the changing shades of sunlight.
4. How are Marie and Meursault physically situated when she comes to visit him in prison?
(a) They are separated by a divider.
(b) They purposely sit apart from each other.
(c) They sit close to each other, embracing.
(d) She sits in his lap.
5. How do the people in the courtroom feel about what Meursault says in his own defense?
Short Answer Questions
1. When Meursault enters the courtroom, what is he overcome by?
2. How many times does Meursault shoot the Arab?
3. The injuries that Raymond receives from the knife fight can be described by which of the following words?
4. What size is the visiting room at the prison?
5. While Raymond, Meursault, and Masson are walking, who slashes Raymond on his arms and lips with a knife?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Meursault miss in prison and what does the guard have to say about this?
2. Whose testimony seems the most damaging and why?
3. What is Meursault's mindset by the time Marie comes to visit him and why?
4. How do Meursault's feelings about God and repentance compare to other people in his situation?
5. Why is Meursault alone on the beach after the day he has spent with Raymond and other friends at the beach house?
6. Describe Meursault's realization about punishment.
7. As Meursault, Marie, and Raymond travel to the bus stop, who do they see and what comes of the encounter?
8. Describe the physical attributes of the visiting room at the prison.
9. How does Meursault respond to the magistrate's question about whether he has anything to say in his own defense and how does the jury interpret his response?
10. What question does the magistrate ask Meursault in which he is not satisfied with the response?
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