The Ultimate
A Tale of Two Cities
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 12

Which are the two cities referenced in the title?

  • Paris and London
  • Versailles and Bath
  • Brugge and Corsica
  • Frankfurt and Moscow

Question 2 of 12

Which of the following is the first line of the book?

  • "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times."
  • "Thirty years ago, Marseilles lay burning in the sun, one day. "
  • "The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new"
  • "It was a dark and stormy night."

Question 3 of 12

Who dies by the guillotine at the conclusion of the novel?

  • Carton
  • Defarge
  • Darnay
  • Manette

Question 4 of 12

Who was "recalled to life?"

  • Doctor Manette
  • Jarvis Lorry
  • Sydney Carton
  • Monsieur Defarge

Question 5 of 12

What acquits Darnay when he stands trial accused of passing secrets to the French?

  • His uncanny resemblence to Sydney Carton.
  • The testimony of Lucie Manette.
  • The testimony of Doctor Manette.
  • A sealed note found on his person.

Question 6 of 12

What is the name used by revolutionaries to identify themselves to each other?

  • Jacques
  • Francois
  • Pierre
  • Derien

Question 7 of 12

How does Madame Defarge maintain her "registry"?

  • She knits it.
  • She bakes it.
  • She quilts it.
  • She crochets it.

Question 8 of 12

What activity does Doctor Manette do that indicates a temporary relapse?

  • Makes shoes.
  • Drinks whiskey.
  • Knits.
  • Speaks exclusively in English.

Question 9 of 12

Why does Darnay return to France following the outbreak of the revolution?

  • To try to assist Gabelle, who maintains his property.
  • To retrieve his father from La Force.
  • To warn his uncle of the impending doom.
  • To assist with the revolution from the inside.

Question 10 of 12

In what prison is Darnay imprisoned following his return to France during the revolution?

  • La Force
  • Bastille
  • Chateau D'If
  • Tower

Question 11 of 12

What is Lucie and Darnay's living child's name?

  • Carton
  • Lucie
  • Charles
  • Jacques

Question 12 of 12

Who wrote the letter that incites the jury to condemn Darnay to death?

  • Doctor Manette
  • Madam Defarge
  • Marquis Evermonde
  • Sydney Carton

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