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The Trial

The Trial


by Franz Kafka

The Trial: Arrest Developments Quiz

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Q. What does K. discover the magistrate’s notebooks are in reality?

Sketches of landscapes
Pornographic novels
Trapper Keepers
Q. What act does K.’s uncle tell him ruined every chance of success in his case?

He engaged in a fist fight with the Chief Clerk
He slept with his defense lawyer’s nurse
He was caught committing a robbery
The glove he tried on in court actually did fit
Q. What does the court painter try to get K. to buy?

His daughter
A goldfish
Landscape paintings
His freedom
Some more letters to go in his last name
Q. Why does Huld humiliate Block?

In an attempt to convince K. to retain his services
To show him who is in charge
To make himself feel better. And you know what? It really does work.
To get Block to pay him more money
Q. What is K.’s fate?

His trial goes on for all of eternity
He is murdered by two men
He is sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole
He is destined never to develop a better fashion sense