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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? True or False

1. What does Charles promise to Doctor Manette if Lucie agrees to marry him? -> That he will reveal his true identity to Manette
2. Whose body does Jerry Cruncher steal? -> Roger Cly’s
3. Why is Charles imprisoned in Paris? -> Because he has too many unpaid parking tickets
4. What does a letter reveal about why Doctor Manette was imprisoned? -> He was in the wrong place at the wrong time
5. Who faces the guillotine in Charles’s place? -> Sydney Carton