The Scarlet Letter Comprehension Test

21 Questions  I  By Testmaker on June 12, 2010
This test is a comprehensive test of The Scarlet Letter. Think critically and analytically, ANSWERING ALL QUESTIONS�with the answer that best completes each statement or answers the question.�

  

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1.  Mark only one answer. Which character committed sexual sin with Hester Prynne?
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2.  Mark only one answer. What does Hester make for Governor Winthrop?
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3.  Mark only one answer. Which of the following symbols represents Hester's sexual sin?
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4.  Mark only one answer. Which of the following does not take place in The Scarlet Letter?
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5.  Mark only one answer. At the end of the novel, what does Pearl to do her father when he confesses his sin at the end of the novel?
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6.  Mark only one answer. Roger Chillingworth pretends to be a _____.
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7.  Who makes Hester promise not to reveal his/her identity in The Scarlet Letter ?
8.  What symbol of bright happiness grows outside the jail in which Hester Prynne was imprisoned?
9.  Which of the following was conceived outside of marriage?
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10.  How does Hester wear her scarlet letter?
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11.  What does the scarlet letter stand for?
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12.  Which of the following does not die over the course of the novel?
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13.  How does Arthur Dimmesdale die?
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14.  What happens when Hester takes off the Scarlet letter in front of Pearl?
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15.  Which character (not including Hester) is the first to see Hester Prynne's scarlet letter?
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16.  Why does Hester have to wear the scarlet letter? What does this represent to the townspeople?
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17.  At the beginning of the novel, why does Pearl cry?
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18.  Hester wears the scarlet letter on her _____.
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19.  Which character was reputed to be a witch?
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20.  Hester works as a _____.
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21.  Which character says "I was plucked off the rosebush"?
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This was a Smedium Good Quiz to take to get me prepared for my test...... kind of
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