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Alexandre Dumas Quiz

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Alexandre Dumas was a native of what country whose history he largely wrote about in his fiction?
France
The United States of America
Portugal
Albania

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Dumas was a quarter Black because his grandfather had a child with one of his slaves in what French colony which he was a lord of?
Algeria
Louisiana
New Paris
Saint-Dominique

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The colony of Saint-Dominique which Dumas' ancestors came from is now what modern country following the slave revolt that cast out its French overlords?
Liberia
South Africa
Haiti
Panama

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One of Dumas' most famous works was what novel about a young swashbuckler who joined the guards of the King of France Louis XIII?
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The Three Musketeers
Sense and Sensibility
See No Evil
Scaramouche

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What is the name of the rookie warrior who was the protagonist of Dumas' The Three Musketeers?
Delacour
D'Artagnan
Renauld
Mazarin

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Much of The Three Musketeers follows the actual historic rivalry between King Louis XIII and what famous clergyman and politician of France called "Red Eminence"?
Richelieu
Oberlin
Montesquieu
Aramis

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Alexandre Dumas wrote what peculiar story about two brothers who were conjoined at birth and still as separated adults psychically feel each other's pain?
The Burning Hearts of Alamein
Twins to the End
The Corsican Brothers
The Two Marquis

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Dumas' sequel to The Three Musketeers called Twenty Years After took place during what historical period of civil wars from 1648 to 1653?
The Callaise
The Fronde
The Reign of Terror
The Napoleonic Wars

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Dumas as an aristocrat fled from France after what controversial man was elected President of the nation in 1851?
Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon III
Maximillian Robespierre
Mazarin

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What Alexandre Dumas book that was a further sequel to The Three Musketeers followed a plot to swap out King Louis XIV with his secret twin in an attempt to control politics in France?
Hungry Eyes and Fangs
Imposter
The Final March
The Man in the Iron Mask

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The Man in the Iron Mask was originally one of the individual parts of what massive text by Dumas that told of the fictionalized life of Louis XIV and his musketeers?
The Vicomte of Bragalone
The Final Days
Eclipse
Captain Blood

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There was a time when Dumas lived abroad and founded a newspaper called L'Independent which called for the reunification of what country as Giuseppe Garibaldi and his Hunters of the Alps fought to unify its people?
Prussia
The U.K.
Italy
Spain

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What is the name of the famous novel by Dumas that followed a vengeful lord who used his wealth to defeat his enemies?
Upheaval
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Phantom of the Opera
War and Peace

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The Count of Monte Cristo's plot involved the chaos caused by the Hundred Days. During the Hundred Days of French history, what man returned to his previous position of power over the country?
Napoleon Bonaparte
Maximilian Robespierre
Louis XVI
Napoleon III

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Alexandre Dumas' son of the same name was also a successful author known particularly for writing what work which would be adapted into an opera by Verdi?
Mrs. Dalloway
Howard's End
Avalon
Camille

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