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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who calls Tartuffe a "false Capuchin" in the play?
(a) Elmire.
(b) Cleante.
(c) Dorine.
(d) Damis.

2. Who asks, "Are you mocking us with your silly plot"?
(a) Damis.
(b) Orgon.
(c) Dorine.
(d) Elmire.

3. Whom does Cleante say wants to marry Mariane during his conversation with Orgon near the end of Act 1?
(a) Damis.
(b) Valere.
(c) Tartuffe.
(d) Laurent.

4. What is the name of Madame Pernelle's servant in the play?
(a) Filipote.
(b) Tartuffe.
(c) Dorine.
(d) Laurent.

5. Who says, ""I think, perchance, you've lost your mind through extravagance" in Act 2?
(a) Elmire.
(b) Cleante.
(c) Dorine.
(d) Valere.

6. What does Orgon claim Tartuffe has a "powerful love" for that makes him renounce wealth?
(a) The Lord.
(b) Others.
(c) Peace.
(d) The eternal.

7. What is the relationship between Elmire and Mariane?
(a) Cousins.
(b) Sisters.
(c) Stepmother and stepdaughter.
(d) Mother and daughter.

8. What does Orgon claim he has given Dorine "too much" of during their argument in Act 2?
(a) Liberty.
(b) Words.
(c) Books.
(d) Wine.

9. What does Orgon call Dorine when she claims that he is lying about making his daughter marry Tartuffe?
(a) A rat.
(b) A wench.
(c) A snake.
(d) A shrew.

10. What derogatory name does Madame Pernelle call her servant just before leaving the house in Act 1?
(a) A waste.
(b) A dog.
(c) A slut.
(d) A lass.

11. Finish the sentence: "But I've just heard word of this marriage, and I trust it is only ____."
(a) Verbiage.
(b) Talk.
(c) Circumstance.
(d) Assured.

12. What does Dorine tell Mariane and Valere at the very end of Act 2?
(a) "Go off together happily."
(b) "Go be happy and conspire."
(c) "Make up and celebrate."
(d) "You go off that way, and you go the other."

13. Whom does Madame Pernelle call "a bold lassy" in Act 1?
(a) Elmire.
(b) Mariane.
(c) Filipote.
(d) Dorine.

14. What does Dorine say a woman in love needs to have a heart made of?
(a) Steel.
(b) Gold.
(c) Rock.
(d) Granite.

15. What is the relationship between Damis and Mariane?
(a) Brother and sister.
(b) Uncle and niece.
(c) Husband and wife.
(d) Cousins.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Dorine describe as "nuts" in Act 1?

2. What question does Dorine ask Mariane just after Orgon leaves the room in Act 2?

3. Who is the author of the play Le Tartuffe?

4. Finish the sentence: "A father's love brings true _____".

5. What is the name of Tartuffe's servant?

(see the answer keys)

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