A Tale of Two Cities Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the Monseigneur believe the world was made for?

2. What does Lucie pray as she watches her father sleep?

3. Chapter 1 What is the physical appearance of the Kings and Queens of England and France?

4. What is the condition of Doctor Manette at this time?

5. Chapter 7 How many men does it take to serve the Monseigneur his chocolate every morning?

Short Essay Questions

1. Chapter 20 Explain the request Sydney Carton makes of Charles Darnay while at the home of Doctor Manette.

2. Chapter 5 Describe the metaphorical relationship between Mr. Stryver and Sydney Carton.

3. Chapter 1 Describe what families living in England in 1775 do if they travel away from their homes?

4. Chapter 16 What does Monsieur Defarge say to his wife in a pleading voice about Lucie Manette's husband?

5. Chapter 6 Summarize the physical and emotional state of Doctor Manette.

6. Chapter 18 Describe the great concern Miss Pross and Mr. Lorry have for Doctor Manette after Lucie's wedding.

7. Chapter 21 What is the golden thread that Dickens uses in the first paragraph of this chapter?

8. Chapter 5 Describe the condition of the common people in France.

9. Chapter 23 Summarize what becomes of the Chateau Evremonde where Gabelle still resides.

10. Chapter3 Explain why Charles Darnay is acquitted of his accused crime.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

1) Compare and contrast the characters of Mr. Lorry and Jerry Cruncher.

2) Summarize the impact each character has on one another.

3) How is each character realistic in his view toward life, considering the time period in which the story takes place?

4) How do their roles as businessmen differ? Cite examples from the novel.

Essay Topic 2

1) Compare the characters of Lucie and Sydney Carton.

2) Which character gives more to their relationship? Explain.

3) How do their views differ on life, marriage, and children?

4) Which character is more realistic in his or her view of life? Explain.

Essay Topic 3

1) Evaluate the relationship between Madame Defarge and Monsieur Defarge.

2) How are they a good match?

3) How do they interact with one another? What are the qualities of their marriage?

4) Cite examples from the story proving their acceptance of one another and their role in the revolution?

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