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. How long does Lord Blakeney say he will be gone after talking with Margeurite?

2. Why does Lord Blakeney say he is leaving after he talks with Margeurite?

3. What kind of ship is spotted just off the coast of where Armand was seen?

4. Why is Marguerite not able to leave when she wants to to find her husband?

5. What is the man in the supper room at the appointed hour doing?

Short Essay Questions

1. What do the Blakeneys do when they return to England at the end of the book?

2. What does Chauvelin command his soldiers when they get to the cabin?

3. What does Blakeney say he uses in men to outwit them?

4. What do Jellyband and his daughter think Marguerite is up to when she is planning her trip to France with Andrew?

5. What does Marguerite confide in her husband in the garden after the ball?

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

7. What does Chauvelin offer and threaten the Jewish man in Calais with?

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

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

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Shame and propriety are common themes throughout this book. What are some of the instances where these themes are present, and why are they so important to the characters involved?

Essay Topic 2

Sacrifice is a prevalent theme in this book. Who are the characters most affected by this theme, and how do they allow sacrifice to change their lives?

Essay Topic 3

What events lead to Marguerite's discovery of the Scarlet Pimpernel's identity, and how does this affect her life for both good and bad.

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