Miz Quiz

Miz Quiz

How well do you know the plot of Les Miserables? The show is only part of the story. No Googling answers! Just think, W.W.V.H.D.--What Would Victor Hugo Do?

published on December 24, 201223 responses 0

How many times did Jean Valjean attempt to escape from prison during his 19 years of hard time?

1
2
3
4

What was the name of the holy man who saved Jean Valjean's life with a pair of candlesticks?

Monsieur Myriel
Monseigneur Bienvenu
The Bishop of Digne
A and C
All of the Above

What was Fantine forced to sell to provide for her daughter, in addition to her hair and herself as a prostitute?

Her inheritance
Her teeth
Flowers from her garden
All her clothing

Who is the man Javert mistakes for Jean Valjean and nearly sends to prison in Valjean's stead for breaking parole?

Valjean's brother
A beggar
Another escaped ex-convict
A dimwitted shopkeeper

What is Cosette's real name?

Baptiste
Euphrasie
Celine
Fantine
Collette

Which of these is not the name of one of the revolutionaries at the ABC Cafe?

Feuilly
Enjolras
Jean Prouvaire
Bossuet
Tholomyes
Courfeyrac
They are all members of the ABC Cafe

What is the relationship between Eponine and the little boy Gavroche?

They are brother and sister
They meet for the first time on the barricades and become friends
They never meet in the book
Marius uses both of them to help him find Cosette

Before Marius comes to the barricade, what is his job?

Tutor
Translator
He lives off an inheritance from his grandfather
Butler
None of the above

Which of these topics does not merit an extended discussion by Victor Hugo in Les Miserables?

The common jargon
The Paris sewers
Gas lamps
The battle of Waterloo
The manufacture of beads

Why does Marius first try to track down the innkeeper Thenardier?

He believes Thenardier is a hero
Thenardier cheated him in a bet
To protect Cosette
To recruit Thenardier for the barricades revolt

How many children do the Thenardiers have, not counting Cosette?

1
2
3
4
5
6

What happens to Thenardier at the end of Les Miserables?

He is arrested
He opens an inn in London
He leaves for America
Nothing; he stays in Paris, leading his band of robbers

What span of years, beginning with Jean Valjean's release from prison, does Les Miserables cover?

1850-1885
1765-1789
1815-1832
1830-1855
1749-1775

How old was Victor Hugo when he completed Les Miserables?

27
34
45
60
72