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A STEP BEYOND
STUDY QUESTIONS - QUIZ - TESTS AND ANSWERS
_____ 1. In the early part of the novel, Carton's life is described as one of
A. "alcohol and reverie"
_____ 2. The message on the knife that was used to slay Monsieur the Marquis read
A. "Drive him fast to his tomb"
_____ 3. Dr. Manette's relapse came when he
A. was taken back
to the ancient prison
_____ 4. If Gabelle had been slain by the mob,
St. Evremondes would have been deprived of their revenge
_____ 5. The "one hideous figure" whose ominous shadow dominated the bloody days of the Revolution was
A. The Vengeance
_____ 6. The Carmagnole was
A. the nickname
for the "mender of roads"
_____ 7. Jerry Cruncher contributes to the plot by
A. admitting that he was a Resurrection Man
_____ 8. Mme. Defarge's secret is that
A. her son
had been run over by the cruel Marquis
_____ 9. A 70-year-old farmer-general and a young seamstress
A. testified to the St. Evremonde
_____ 10. As a result of her confrontation with Mme. Defarge, Miss Pross
A. became permanently
11. The novel's leading themes of resurrection and sacrifice (renunciation) are intertwined. Discuss.
12. Sydney Carton's great sacrifice is, on the whole, a life-affirming act. Support or refute, giving evidence from the novel.
13. Dr. Manette's prison experience has good as well as bad effects on his personality. Discuss.
14. Excluding Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton, give three pairs of doubles in the novel and explain their significance.
15. Compare the two cities, London and Paris, in this novel.