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The Necklace

The Necklace


by Guy de Maupassant

The Necklace: You Can’t Expect a Guy to Understand About Jewelry Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Necklace? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does Mathilde wish that she was?

In the land of cotton
Q. In which department does M. Loisel work?

The Department of Education
The Department of Internal Affairs
The Department of Defense
The Department of Fish and Wildlife and How Best to Prepare Them
Q. What does M. Loisel offer to buy for Mathilde?

A necklace
A purse
The box set of How I Met Your Mother
A dress
Q. Why does Mathilde visit Mme. Forestier?

To ask if she may marry her son
To borrow jewelry
To ask for a job
To borrow a cup of sugar and 400 francs
Q. What reception does Mathilde get at the ball?

Everyone loves her
She is shunned
Pretty bad, no matter how much she tries to adjust the rabbit ears
No one notices her