Candide

by: Voltaire

Context Quick Quiz

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When was Voltaire born?

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Why was Voltaire imprisoned in the Bastille in his early twenties?

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After his second imprisonment in the Bastille, what was the condition of Voltaire’s release?

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Despite Voltaire’s relentless criticism of powerful individuals, which monarch did he befriend?

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Who dug up and destroyed Voltaire’s body thirty-six years after his death?