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The Trial

The Trial


by Franz Kafka

The Trial: Disorder in the Court Quiz

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Q. When is Josef K. arrested?

On Christmas Eve
On the morning of his birthday
During a full moon
Right after he’s caught going 20 in a 65. He didn’t even have the excuse of being old or on his cell phone.
Q. Why does Fraülein Bürstner ask K. to leave?

Because she is afraid he is going to hurt her
Because he wakes up her nephew
Because there is a two-umlaut minimum
Because she is getting tired and wants to go to bed
Q. Where is the court located?

On an island
Conveniently, right next to a taco truck
In an apartment building
Q. What does K. protest while in court?

The way he was treated during his arrest
The way his trial is being conducted
The cancellation of All My Children
Q. What is the court usher’s wife?

A landlord
A washerwoman
Hopeful that her husband will get that promotion to court jester
A judge