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A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities


by Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities: How Much For Three Cities? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around A Tale of Two Cities? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does Charles promise to Doctor Manette if Lucie agrees to marry him?

That he will be a good son-in-law
That he will reveal his true identity to Manette
That he will give Manette a handsome dowry
That he will stop biting his nails
Q. Whose body does Jerry Cruncher steal?

King Tut’s
Roger Cly’s
The Marquis’s
That of a witch wearing ruby slippers
Q. Why is Charles imprisoned in Paris?

Because he is an emigrant
Because he was caught jaywalking
Because he is a revolutionary
Because he has too many unpaid parking tickets
Q. What does a letter reveal about why Doctor Manette was imprisoned?

He was in the wrong place at the wrong time
The brothers Evrémondes had him arrested
He was a traitor to the English crown
He was found nude and drunk in the public square
Q. Who faces the guillotine in Charles’s place?

Sydney Carton
Dr. Manette
An unknown stranger