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The Lottery Reading Quiz

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A comprehension quiz over Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery"

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who wrote "The Lottery?"
    • A. 

      Katherine Mansfield

    • B. 

      Alice Walker

    • C. 

      Shirley Jackson

    • D. 

      William Faulkner

  • 2. 
    When was the story published?
    • A. 

      1935

    • B. 

      1912

    • C. 

      1948

    • D. 

      1887

  • 3. 
    On what date does the lottery take place?
    • A. 

      May 25th

    • B. 

      June 27th

    • C. 

      July 4th

    • D. 

      July 24th