RIP Van Winkle Sparknotes Quiz

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You can never put a good man down. His patience may have limits, but there are times that he is also hurt by other people's insensitivity and cruelty. He keeps an open hand, no matter how people criticize him for his flaws.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of literary work is Rip Van Winkle?
    • A. 

      Narrative

    • B. 

      Novel

    • C. 

      Essay

    • D. 

      Short story

  • 2. 
    What is meant by a moonshine?
    • A. 

      The light from the moon

    • B. 

      A nickname for a dog

    • C. 

      A high spirit whiskey

    • D. 

      A sweet beverage from grapes

  • 3. 
    What does Rip Van Winkle avoid?
    • A. 

      Drunkard friends

    • B. 

      His nagging wife

    • C. 

      Cruel people

    • D. 

      Noisy children

  • 4. 
    How is Rip Van Winkle known to the townsfolk?
    • A. 

      Kind

    • B. 

      Generous

    • C. 

      Thoughtful

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Where did the author stay or live while writing the story?
    • A. 

      Paris, France

    • B. 

      Berlin, Germany

    • C. 

      Manila, Philippines

    • D. 

      Birmingham, England

  • 6. 
    Where is the assumed setting of the story?
    • A. 

      Catskill Mountains, New York

    • B. 

      Grand Canyon, Arizona

    • C. 

      Denali State Park, Alaska

    • D. 

      Mesa Verde, Colorado

  • 7. 
    When was the story published?
    • A. 

      1818

    • B. 

      1819

    • C. 

      1820

    • D. 

      1821

  • 8. 
    Who is the author of the story?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Washington Irving

    • C. 

      Edgar Allan Poe

    • D. 

      John Keats

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