A Tale of Two Cities Overview Quiz

A Tale of Two Cities Overview Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

It was the best of quizzes, it was the... best of quizzes. Test your knowledge of Charles Dickens' classic with eNotes' fun and informative A Tale of Two Cities Overview Quiz. With ten essential questions on its plot, characters, and literary devices, this quiz is designed to assess your understanding of the novel as a whole. Give it a try below!

  • Question 1

    Why does the mail coach not want to stop for Jerry Cruncher's message?

  • Question 2

    All revolutionaries are called by what name in Defarge’s wine shop?

  • Question 3

    Why does Carton say he hates Darnay?

  • Question 4

    What symbolizes the coming bloodshed?

  • Question 5

    While he cannot physically escape, Dr. Manette spiritually escapes by looking at:

  • Question 6

    The town of St. Antoine is best described as:

  • Question 7

    Sydney Carton is often compared to:

  • Question 8

    What welcome news does Lorry give Miss Mannette?

  • Question 9

    Why does the jury acquit Darnay?

  • Question 10

    How does Carton describe Lucie?

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