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Monomania: Quiz


Question 1: "________" (a madman is obsessed with an elderly man's eye)
LigeiaThe Tell-Tale HeartThe Pit and the PendulumBerenice (short story)

Question 2: ________ (Wihtigo): Fear that one is being tormented by a demon who devours people.

Question 3: (Seen only in isolated members of the ________ Indian nations of Canada and the USA.)
OjibweFirst NationsOntarioAlgonquin

Question 4: In Emily Brontë's ________, Heathcliff is described as a monomaniac, obsessing over his reunion with Cathy in the final chapters of the novel.
Villette (novel)Jane EyreWuthering HeightsCharlotte Brontë

Question 5: In ________, by the renowned Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky, the main character, Raskolnikov, is said to be a monomaniac on numerous occasions.
The Brothers KaramazovFyodor DostoyevskyNotes from UndergroundCrime and Punishment

Question 6: In colloquial terms, monomania is often attached to ________ that to the general public appear esoteric.
IdeologySocial stratificationSubcultureSociology

Question 7: The ________ supervillain Bullseye is a professional assassin who obsesses over his targets.
Marvel StudiosMarvel EntertainmentMarvel ComicsMarvel Animation

Question 8: It is monomania from which ________'s tragic heroine Madame Bovary suffers; in her case it takes the form of an incessant guilt and fear of discovery.
French literatureFrançois-René de ChateaubriandGuy de MaupassantGustave Flaubert

Question 9: In Moby-Dick by ________ (1851), Captain Ahab is a monomaniac, as shown by his quest to kill Moby Dick.
Joseph ConradHerman MelvilleJoshua SlocumArthur Ransome

Question 10: In psychiatry, monomania (from Greek monos, one, and mania, ________) is a type of paranoia in which the patient has only one idea or type of ideas.
Bipolar disorderManiaMajor depressive disorderSchizoaffective disorder


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