Marquis de Sade Quiz

Marquis de Sade Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

He's a man so associated with deviancy that our word "sadism" comes from his name. How much do you know about him? Take the Marquis de Sade quiz from eNotes to find out! Contains ten questions about this French writer and aristocrat.

  • Question 1

    How did de Sade's mother-in-law lure him back to Paris, where he was promptly arrested?

  • Question 2

    Why did de Sade agree to the marriage his father arranged?

  • Question 3

    Why was de Sade sent to live with his grandmother as a young boy?

  • Question 4

    What did de Sade consider "a fate worse than death"?

  • Question 5

    Where did de Sade become acquainted with deviant behavior?

  • Question 6

    What false name did de Sade take when he was philandering?

  • Question 7

    True or False: The Marquis de Sade was unable to father a child

  • Question 8

    To save eyestrain, what activity did the prison warden suggest de Sade do instead of writing?

  • Question 9

    True or False: De Sade joined the military at age 14

  • Question 10

    Which of the following crimes did the Marquis commit?

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