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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. Who wrote Arrest Memorable?
(a) Michel Du Faur.
(b) Guillaume Le Sueur.
(c) Arnaud du Tilh.
(d) Jean de Coras.

2. How was Jean de Coras killed?
(a) He was buried alive.
(b) He was poisoned.
(c) He was lynched.
(d) He was shot.

3. Bertrande immediately recognized Martin and ran to hug him. What did she ask him for?
(a) Forgiveness.
(b) A tissue.
(c) A reason why he left.
(d) A kiss.

4. Toulouse was the _______ of the province of Languedoc.
(a) County Seat.
(b) Capitol.
(c) Police Station.
(d) Courthouse.

5. Where is Judge Jean de Coras' home?
(a) Realmont.
(b) Chancey
(c) Artigat.
(d) Rieux.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why were witnesses brought to the impostor before the trial?

2. What language was, "The Admirable History of the Pseudo-Martin of Toulouse," originally printed in?

3. Of the people who testified, how many testified that the impostor was indeed an impostor?

4. Jean de Coras was a well known lecturer of what kind of law?

5. Judge Coras is said to have believed marriage was between the couple and God. What religious view did this belief relate to in the 1500's?

Short Essay Questions

1. Though Coras was Protestant by the time he wrote" Arrest Memorable," why was the book received so well by Catholics?

2. Why did the impostor ask the judge to move Bertrande away from Pierre in Chapter 7?

3. Why wouldn't a confession from the impostor be enough to prove his guilt?

4. A monitoire was read to Catholic church members in Artigat and Sajas. What is a monitoire?

5. How did the dedications in Coras' books help him career-wise?

6. What reasons does the author state for her belief that Martin heard about the trial before he got to Artigat?

7. Coras was a romantic. Give an example of one of his romantic gestures.

8. Why did Coras find the impostor remarkable even after having been fooled by him?

9. The author says Montainge was too hard on Coras. Why?

10. What does the author say Montaigne would have done if called to testify in the Martin Guerre Case?

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