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An Enemy of the People

An Enemy of the People


by Henrik Ibsen

An Enemy of the People: Eh, Who Needs People Anyway? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around An Enemy of the People? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. In what country is this story set?

Q. Of what are the baths full?

Small, venomous fish
Scalding water
Rubber duckies and toy submarines
Q. Why does the Mayor oppose Dr. Stockmann’s findings?

Because the town could stand to lose a lot of money
Because the Mayor is at his most comfortable when he is opposing things
Because he believes the doctor is inventing something simply to injure the Mayor’s reputation
Because the doctor has lost his medical license and therefore his credibility
Q. Who is the “enemy of the people” referred to in the title?”

Dr. Stockmann
The Mayor
Q. Who is Dr. Stockmann’s brother?

Marvin “Muttonhead” Stockmann, the village idiot
The Mayor
The judge
The police chief