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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. Which composer is associated with Salzburg?
(a) Mozart.
(b) Wagner.
(c) Messiaen.
(d) Beethoven.

2. According to Camus, what is the great misfortune from which we all suffer?
(a) The misfortune of injustice.
(b) The misfortune of not loving.
(c) The misfortune of hate.
(d) The misfortune of war.

3. To what type of person is Camus drawn as an artist?
(a) The powerful minority in society who need to be enlightened.
(b) Leftist intellectuals because they hold the key to progress.
(c) The common people who endure burdens and humiliation.
(d) The uncomplicated Berbers of North Africa.

4. Where did Sakyamuni meditate?
(a) In the desert.
(b) On top of a holy mountain.
(c) In a dark room.
(d) On top of a pole.

5. What type of music is played before the fight?
(a) Italian opera.
(b) European techno music.
(c) Ballads from the 1930s.
(d) Sentimental Italian music.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where did the writer spend his evenings?

2. What is needed for a person to 'come alive again'?

3. What is meant by 'obscurantism'?

4. What word best describes Camus' attitude to Oran's shops?

5. What is the only thing glorified by European thought?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the essay 'Helen's Exile' concerned with?

2. What is the overall impression the reader has of Oran and its people?

3. What problems does Camus see in modern philosophy?

4. In what way is Camus' comments about Algerian youth tempered by sadness?

5. In what respects does Camus state that Algiers is capable of gratifying every human wish?

6. Why do you think Camus calls nudists 'those Protestants of the flesh'?

7. What factor does Camus claim separates him from some sections of the leftist movement?

8. Comment on the force of the phrase 'indulge in a swim' rather than 'go for a swim'.

9. What lies 'beyond the yellow walls of Oran'?

10. To what do love, peace and beauty form the antidote?

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