A Tale of Two Cities Overview Quiz

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!

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

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  2. What welcome news does Lorry give Miss Mannette?

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  3. The town of St. Antoine is best described as:

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  4. How does Carton describe Lucie?

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  5. Why does Carton say he hates Darnay?

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

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  7. What symbolizes the coming bloodshed?

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  8. Why does the jury acquit Darnay?

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

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  10. Sydney Carton is often compared to:

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