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Question 1: The book was published in ________ on 7 March 1997.
FranceUnited KingdomCanadaItaly

Question 2: Bauby died of pneumonia just ten days after the publication of his book,[3][4] and is buried in a family grave at the Père-Lachaise cemetery in ________.
ParisMarseilleVersaillesÉvry, Essonne

Question 3: In 2007, painter-director ________ released a film version of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.
BasquiatJulian SchnabelJean-Michel BasquiatBefore Night Falls (film)

Question 4: French science fiction author ________'s novel L'Ultime Secret is known to be inspired by Bauby.
Bernard WerberApril 200720052000

Question 5: Jean-Dominique Bauby (23 April 1952 – 9 March 1997) was a well-known French journalist and ________ and editor of the French fashion magazine ELLE.
Copy (written)EditingProofreadingAuthor

Question 6: Called ________, this is a condition wherein the mental faculties remain intact but most of the body is paralyzed.
Brown-Séquard syndromeLocked-in syndromeVascular myelopathyCauda equina syndrome

Question 7: It starred actor Mathieu Amalric as Bauby and won Schnabel the Best Director prize at Cannes, a Golden Globe Award and an ________ nomination for Best Director.
Academy Award for Best PictureAcademy Award for Best ActorAcademy Award for Best DirectorAcademy Award

Question 8: To make dictation more efficient, Bauby's interlocutor, Claude Mendibil, read from a special alphabet which consisted of the letters ordered in accordance with their frequency in the ________.
Spanish languagePortuguese languageFrench languageRomanian language

Question 9: On 8 December 1995 at the age of 43, Bauby suffered a massive ________.
Cerebral aneurysmStrokeCerebral venous sinus thrombosisSubarachnoid hemorrhage


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