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

    What symbolizes the coming bloodshed?

  • Question 2

    The town of St. Antoine is best described as:

  • Question 3

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

  • Question 4

    What welcome news does Lorry give Miss Mannette?

  • Question 5

    Why does Carton say he hates Darnay?

  • Question 6

    Sydney Carton is often compared to:

  • Question 7

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

  • Question 8

    Why does the jury acquit Darnay?

  • Question 9

    How does Carton describe Lucie?

  • Question 10

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

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