Quiz: Dead Poets' Society

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  • 1. 
    The scene takes place in ...
    • A. 

      1859

    • B. 

      1959

    • C. 

      1981


  • 2. 
    Who is the new teacher?
    • A. 

      Mr. Portius

    • B. 

      Mr. Perry

    • C. 

      Mr. Keating


  • 3. 
    Who is the shy student?
    • A. 

      Neil Perry

    • B. 

      Todd Anderson

    • C. 

      Knox Overstreet


  • 4. 
    Who is Todd Anderson's roommate?
    • A. 

      Charlie Dalton

    • B. 

      Stephen Meeks

    • C. 

      Neil Perry


  • 5. 
    Mr. Keating used to teach in a famous school in ...
    • A. 

      Paris

    • B. 

      New York City

    • C. 

      London


  • 6. 
    Where did Mr. Keating graduate from?
    • A. 

      Eton

    • B. 

      Welton Academy

    • C. 

      Oxford


  • 7. 
    "Captain my Captain" is a poem by the famous American poet Walt Whitman. Who does it refer to?
    • A. 

      President Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      President Andrew Johnson

    • C. 

      President Thomas Jefferson


  • 8. 
    Mr. Perry wants his son Neil to become a ...
    • A. 

      Lawyer

    • B. 

      Banker

    • C. 

      Doctor


  • 9. 
    Neil is the assistant editor of the school ...
    • A. 

      Newspaper

    • B. 

      Year book

    • C. 

      Magazine


  • 10. 
    Mr. Perry thinks Neil has too many extracurricular activities and wants him to ...
    • A. 

      Keep being active

    • B. 

      Drop the school annual this year

    • C. 

      Have no more extracurricular activities until he finishes school


  • 11. 
    Mr. Keating teaches his students to think for themselves and make their lives ...
    • A. 

      Different

    • B. 

      Extraordinary

    • C. 

      Beautiful


  • 12. 
    Mr. Keating teaches ...
    • A. 

      Translation

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Poetry


  • 13. 
    What is the English equivalent of the following Latin phrase: Carpe Diem
    • A. 

      Make your life extraordinary

    • B. 

      Be yourself

    • C. 

      Seize the day


  • 14. 
    Mr. Keating used to be part of a secret club when he was a student at Welton. What is the name of this secret club?
    • A. 

      Poetry Club

    • B. 

      Literature Society

    • C. 

      Dead Poets' Society


  • 15. 
    What did Mr. Keating and his classmates use to do during these club meetings?
    • A. 

      They read poems from famous poets

    • B. 

      They sang

    • C. 

      They had fun playing games


  • 16. 
    Who decides to recreate this secret society?
    • A. 

      Charlie Dalton

    • B. 

      Stephen Meeks

    • C. 

      Neil Perry


  • 17. 
    Who decides to slip an article in the school paper asking for girls to be accepted in Welton?
    • A. 

      Neil Perry

    • B. 

      Todd Anderson

    • C. 

      Charlie Dalton


  • 18. 
    Neil Perry loves acting and is thrilled when he got the main part. He decides to ....
    • A. 

      Ask his father to write to Mr. Nolan in order to let him act in the play

    • B. 

      Ask Mr. Keating to talk to his father in order to convince him to let him act in the play

    • C. 

      Forge a letter and write it on behalf of his father giving him permission to act


  • 19. 
    Mr. Nolan is furious when to his great astonishment he discovers the printed article that has been slipped in the school paper. He ...
    • A. 

      Summons the students and staff to a meeting

    • B. 

      Doens't pay attention to this article

    • C. 

      Decides to allow girls to be admitted at Welton


  • 20. 
    Mr. Nolan advises the culprit (guilty person) to acknolowdge his fault so as to avoid expulsion from the school. Therefore, Charlie ...
    • A. 

      Decides not to confess

    • B. 

      Lies and blames somebody else

    • C. 

      Admits having slipped the article in the school paper


  • 21. 
    When Mr. Perry learns about his son's being involved in a play, he ...
    • A. 

      Believes there must be a mistake and is sure Neil does not act in a play

    • B. 

      Says he already knows about it and encourages his son's talent

    • C. 

      Replies that he first dispproved but then changed his mind


  • 22. 
    Mr. Perry blames somebody for Neil's interest in drama and acting. Who does he blame?
    • A. 

      He blames his classmates and thinks that Neil was influnced by them

    • B. 

      He blames Mr. Portius, the headmaster

    • C. 

      He blames Mr. Keating because he believes he put him up to this absurd acting business


  • 23. 
    After the show which was a hit, Mr. Perry picks his son up and they go home. He tells him that he has decided to enroll him at a military school so as to become a doctor as he has already planned for him. Neil ...
    • A. 

      Immediately obeys

    • B. 

      Disapproves but he cannot speak his mind out

    • C. 

      Is happy because his father wants to secure his future


  • 24. 
    After Neil's death, Mr. Portius decides to ....
    • A. 

      Forbid extracurricular activities

    • B. 

      Conduct a thorough inquiry

    • C. 

      Discourage students from having high hopes


  • 25. 
    Cameron decides to abide by the rules and confess everything about the Dead Poets' Society and blames Mr. Keating for Neil's death. His clasmates, and especially Charlie ...
    • A. 

      Are outraged by his behavior and think Cameron is a "fink"

    • B. 

      Agree and believe they should do the same to avoid being expelled from school

    • C. 

      Agree and think they should try to devise a strategy to get away with it


  • 26. 
    The school administration decides to expel Mr. Keating on the grounds that he was responsible for Neil's death. Mr. Nolan makes the students sign a document testifying to Mr. Neil's responsibility. When Todd is summoned to Mr. Nolan's office, he is ill at ease and hesitates to sign the paper. His parents and Mr. Nolan ...
    • A. 

      Exert pressure on him to sign the document

    • B. 

      Tell him it's up to him to decide whether to sign or not

    • C. 

      Do not want him to sign the document


  • 27. 
    Mr. Keating is expelled and until his position is filled, Mr. Portius teaches his class. When he comes in to collect his belongings and leave, Mr. Portius ...
    • A. 

      Welcomes him

    • B. 

      Speaks to him curtly

    • C. 

      Tells him to come back later


  • 28. 
    Todd is very ill at ease  and sorry. He tries to tell Mr. Keating that the administration made them sign the document that charged him with being responsible for Neil's death, but Mr. Portius...
    • A. 

      Says it's not true

    • B. 

      Punishes him

    • C. 

      Threatens to expel him


  • 29. 
    Todd finally stands up on his desk and says "Captain, my Captain" and so do other classmates, despite Mr. Portius's ordering them to sit down. Thus, they ...
    • A. 

      Act diobediently to show their dispproval

    • B. 

      Manage to show how grateful they are and tell Mr. Keating they will miss him

    • C. 

      Show Mr. Portius they are not as submissive as they might look


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