Candide: Or Optimism (Penguin Classics)
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by Voltaire

Candide Quiz 2

1. A critic attacks Candide for his _________ response to the performance of Miss Clairon.

  • gleeful
  • ungenerous
  • stoic
  • sentimental

2. The Man of Letters strikes Candide as

  • pretentious and intellectually facile
  • feckless and weak
  • brilliant, a "second Pangloss"
  • mysterious and inscrutable

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