Les Misérables

by: Victor Hugo

Full Book Quiz

1. On the barricade, why does Eponine throw herself in front of the soldier’s rifle?

2. Who is not a blood member of the Thénardier family?

3. Why does Myriel let Valjean spend the night in his house?

4. Which of the following solves Montreuil-sur-mer’s economic problems?

5. Why does Thénardier save Georges Pontmercy’s life?

6. Who is Cosette’s biological father?

7. Why does Fauchelevent let Valjean and Cosette stay in the convent?

8. What does Javert do near the end of the novel?

9. Where does Marius first see Cosette?

10. How does Valjean escape from the Orion?

11. Why was Valjean originally arrested?

12. Why does Fantine lose her factory job?

13. Why do the Thénardiers throw Gavroche out of their house?

14. How do Valjean and Marius escape from the barricade?

15. Who is the leader of the Friends of the ABC?

16. When are Marius and Gillenormand finally reconciled?

17. Why does Marius feel indebted to Thénardier?

18. Why does Gillenormand refuse to let Marius see his father?

19. Which of the following qualities does not describe the Thénardiers?

20. Why does Eponine give Cosette’s address to Marius?

21. Which of the following does not contribute to Valjean’s decision to go to England?

22. When Enjolras orders Javert’s execution, what does Valjean do?

23. Where does Marius’s father die?

24. When Javert tries to arrest Madeleine, what does Fantine do?

25. Which character does Hugo depict as an almost saintly figure?