The Scarlet Pimpernel Chapter 1 Quiz

The Scarlet Pimpernel Chapter 1 Quiz

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The stunning tale of one aristocrat who defied the Committee Of Public Safety during the French revolution. In saving aristocrats bound for Madame La Guillotine, the Scarlet Pimpernel has brought the wrath of the French citizenry down on him. This chapter 1 quiz has 10 questions to test your knowledge of the daring rescue of the DeTournay family.

  • Question 1

    On page 5, what measures were taken to capture the Scarlet Pimpernel and his English team of aristocrat leaders?

  • Question 2

    On page 8, who were the tricotteuses?

  • Question 3

    On page 2, how did the aristocrats who escaped, disguise themselves?

  • Question 4

    On page 9, the Scarlet Pimpernel in disguise as a tricotteuse declared to Sergeant Bibot that his grandson might have one of two feared diseases. What were they?

  • Question 5

    On page 3, what was the name of the Sergeant in charge who could always spot an aristocrat in disguise?

  • Question 6

    On page 4, who presided over the Committee of Public Safety?

  • Question 7

    On page 3, how did Bibot trick aristocrats into thinking they had escaped?

  • Question 8

    On page 5, what is the sign of the Scarlet Pimpernel?

  • Question 9

    On page 4, who were the two important revolutionaries who commended

    Bibot on sending at least 50 aristocrats to the guillotine?

  • Question 10

    On page 1, who does the term blue blood refer to?

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