"Les Miserables" Test

Test your knowledge of the musical, based on the classic novel by Victor Hugo. Note that most of these questions are based on the student edition of the musical.

Question 1:   Easy one first: What is Jean Valjean's prison number?

Question 2:   What did the Bishop of Digne give to Valjean, which gave him incentive to end his hatred for mankind in general?
Silver Watch-chain
A bag of silver
Silver candlesticks

Question 3:   Finish the lyric: "At the end of the day you're another day older . . . "
"who could ask for anything more"
"and the shirt on your back doesn't keep out the chill"
"and that's all you can say for the life of the poor"
"and the righteous hurry past"

Question 4:   Another easy one: What song does Fantine sing after she's thrown out of the factory?
"Castle on a Cloud"
"Bring Him Home"
"One Day More"
"I Dreamed a Dream"

Question 5:   The rest of the questions will be "finish the lyric" questions. So finish this lyric: "Red, the blood of angry men . . ."
"Black, my life if she's not there"
"Black, the night that ends at last"
"Black, the color of despair"
"Black, the dark of ages past"

Question 6:   "One more day till revolution, we will nip it in the bud, we'll be ready for these schoolboys. . ."
"They will wet themselves with blood"
"I will follow where they go"
"I will know the things they know"
"The rivers will run red"

Question 7:   "Lovely ladies, smell'em through the smoke. . . "
"Even stokers need a little stoke"
"Life's an awful joke"
"Think I'll drop my anchor in that harbor over there"
"Seven days at sea can make you hungry for a poke"

Question 8:   "The summers die, one by one . . ."
"God on high"
"Farewell the sun"
"He is young"
"How soon they fly on and on"

Question 9:   "Master of the house, doling out the charm, ready with a handshake . . ."
"And an open arm"
"And a saucy tale"
"And a jug o'rum"
"And a little stir"

Question 10:   "For the wretched of the earth, there is a flame that never dies. . ."
"They will live again in freedom"
"All men will have their reward"
"The sun will rise"
"Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise"

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