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Volume 1: Chapters 3, 4, and 5 Questions and Answers

Quiz Questions

  1. What event delays Victor’s departure for Ingolstadt?
  2. Why doesn’t Clerval accompany Victor to the university?
  3. Who are M. Krempe and M. Waldman?
  4. What leads Victor to decide to return to his study of natural philosophy?
  5. What does Victor discover how to do?
  6. Where does Victor gather materials from which to build the creature?
  7. How long does Victor spend building the creature?
  8. Why does Victor flee from the creature?
  9. Who nurses Victor back to health during his illness?
  10. From whom does Victor receive a letter after he recovers?

Quiz Answers

  1. Victor’s departure is delayed by the death of his mother from scarlet fever.
  2. Clerval’s father wants him to join the family business rather than pursue a liberal education.
  3. M. Krempe and M. Waldman are Victor’s professors of biology and chemistry, respectively.
  4. Victor decides to return to his study of natural philosophy after hearing a lecture by M. Waldman on the achievements of modern chemistry.
  5. Victor discovers how to bring inanimate matter to life.
  6. Victor gathers materials from charnel-houses, slaughterhouses, and dissecting rooms.
  7. Victor spends almost two years building the creature.
  8. Victor flees from the creature because he finds his creation hideous.
  9. Clerval nurses Victor back to health.
  10. Victor receives a letter from Elizabeth.