The Scarlet Pimpernel Test | Final Test - Hard

Baroness Emma Orczy
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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 is the Chat Gris?

2. Who has agreed to travel with Marguerite to meet her husband?

3. How many soldiers does Chauvelin send to find Armand when he hears where he is?

4. What time does Margeurite say the Scarlet Pimpernel will be in the supper room the night of the ball?

5. What is the man sailing with Marguerite to meet her husband dressed as when he arrives?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Suzanne talk about when she comes to see Marguerite the day after the ball?

2. What does Marguerite hope to do when she hears Chauvelin's plan to imprison Blakeney?

3. Why did Lord Blakeney say his love for Marguerite cooled?

4. What does the item Marguerite receives from Chauvelin reveal to her?

5. What does Chauvelin find after getting information from Marguerite?

6. How did Blakeney trick Chauvelin at the end of the book?

7. What relieves the tension Marguerite was feeling when she arrives in France?

8. Who does Marguerite turn to for help when she realizes her husband is the Scarlet Pimpernel and why?

9. What does Chauvelin want Blakeney to be doing when he arrests him, and why?

10. Why did the soldiers not stop Armand and the fugitives when they boarded the boat and left?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

This book takes place in a few different settings. Describe some of these settings and how they affect the course of the plot. Why might Baroness Orczy have chosen these particular places for this plot to take place?

Essay Topic 2

Fear is a common theme in this book that is presented a number of times by a number of characters. What are some of these instances, and how does fear affect the characters in the book?

Essay Topic 3

Betrayal is a theme introduced at the very beginning of this book. How does this constant stream of betrayal affect the outcome of the plot, and which characters are most affected by it?

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