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Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

Full-Book Quiz

1. Why is Candide expelled from the baron’s castle?

2. What is Jacques’ religious affiliation?

3. Which of the old woman’s body parts was eaten by soldiers in a besieged fort?

4. Whom does the Jesuit commander turn out to be?

5. What is the name of the hidden country into which Candide and Cacambo stumble?

6. Which of the following institutions does the abovementioned country have?

7. Which Enlightenment thinker is Pangloss’s character meant to satirize?

8. How do Candide and Cacambo escape from the Biglugs?

9. What precious animal does Vanderdendur steal from Candide?

10. Of what religious affiliation is Martin?

11. Why is the English admiral executed?

12. With whom did Voltaire eventually share a tomb?

13. Which of the following authors does Count Pococurante not disparage?

14. Where does Candide find Pangloss and the baron?

15. What activity brings Candide pleasure at the end of the novel?

16. About what event did Voltaire write a long poem?

17. The Enlightenment is also known as what?

18. Why will the baron not allow Candide to marry Cunégonde?

19. Who owns the unfortunate slave whom Candide encounters in Surinam?

20. Cunégonde has been the mistress of all of the following characters except one. Which one?

21. In which city are Martin and Candide arrested for being “suspicious strangers”?

22. Which character maintains that this is “the best of all possible worlds”?

23. To which of the following is Pangloss not subjected?

24. Which character is dead at the end of the novel?

25. What does Candide do to the deposed king Theodore of Corsica?

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