A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

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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!

  • Question 1

    Sydney Carton is often compared to:

  • Question 2

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

  • Question 3

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

  • Question 4

    Why does Carton say he hates Darnay?

  • Question 5

    The town of St. Antoine is best described as:

  • Question 6

    Why does the jury acquit Darnay?

  • Question 7

    What welcome news does Lorry give Miss Mannette?

  • Question 8

    How does Carton describe Lucie?

  • Question 9

    What symbolizes the coming bloodshed?

  • Question 10

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

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