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1 Voltaire's "Candide" Part I
This is a quiz on part of Voltaire's famous satire, "Candide", commonly recognized as his magnum opus (masterpiece). It covers chapters 1-5. See how much you know!
10 Q
Apr 20 10
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2 The Candide Quiz: "What Must the Others Be Like?"
Voltaire asked "If this is the best possible world, what must the others be like?" Pretty harsh is the answer.
10 Q
Jan 10 12
180 plays
3 Voltaire's "Candide" Part IV
This is the fourth and final part to my series of quizzes on "Candide". It covers chapters 23-30. Have fun!
10 Q
Nov 04 11
129 plays
4 Voltaire's "Candide" Part III
This is the third in my series of "Candide" quizzes, as evidenced by the title. This quiz will cover the end of chapter 15-23.
10 Q
May 25 11
144 plays
5 Voltaire's "Candide" Part II
This is the second part to my series of quizzes on Voltaire's satire, "Candide". Playing the first quiz is recommended. This quiz continues where the last one ended, and will cover chapters 6-15.
10 Q
May 23 11
156 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* Where does Candide live at the beginning of the story? (Remember that it was published in 1759, so place names may not be equivalent to those today.)
* What does Cunégonde witness Candide's philosopher tutor, Dr. Pangloss, doing?
* After Candide is kicked out of his home after kissing his cousin Cunégonde, what happens to him?
* When Candide is arrested, he has the choice over which punishment he is to receive. Which of these methods is the one carried out?
* A man named Jacques comes to Candide's rescue when he has escaped to Holland and run out of food. What is his religion?

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