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

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

  • Question 2

    Which of the following crimes did the Marquis commit?

  • Question 3

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

  • Question 4

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

  • Question 5

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

  • Question 6

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

  • Question 7

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

  • Question 8

    Where did de Sade become acquainted with deviant behavior?

  • Question 9

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

  • Question 10

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

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