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Question 1: He early came to the conclusion that Boileau and Racine had ruined the ________, and that the true poet was he who wrote in prose.
Romanian languageFrench languageSpanish languagePortuguese language

Question 2: He was born in ________ to a humble family: his father was a skilled artisan who polished swords and metal arms.
ParisÉvry, EssonneVersaillesMarseille

Question 3: Mercier began his literary career by writing heroic ________.
PsalmsEpistleLiturgical bookGospel (liturgy)

Question 4: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Intellectual propertyCopyright infringementCopyrightPublic domain

Question 5: He decried French tragedy as a caricature of antique and foreign customs in bombastic verse, and advocated the drame as understood by ________.
Charles de Secondat, baron de MontesquieuDavid HumeDenis DiderotBaron d'Holbach

Question 6: ________ and the justice system have been reorganized.
Rainbow StreetOosterpark (Amsterdam)Millennium ParkPublic space

Question 7: During the ________ he was imprisoned, but was released after the fall of Robespierre, whom he termed a "Sanguinocrat".
French RevolutionReign of TerrorNational ConventionJacques Hébert







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