Do You Know The Handmaid's Tale?

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Do You Know The Handmaids Tale? - Quiz

If you feel like you know the handmaid's tale and dare to prove that, here are 10 questions, written in a basic language to help you understand the questions. The questions are enjoyable and easy to understand, and at the end of the quiz, the summation of your score will be given, so you think you understand the series "The handmaid's tale". . . Enjoy the exciting quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What series is the handmaid's tale?

    • A.

      American

    • B.

      British

    • C.

      Australian

    • D.

      German

    Correct Answer
    A. American
    Explanation
    The handmaid's tale is an American series.

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  • 2. 

    Who created the show?

    • A.

      Ben Bruce

    • B.

      Bruce Miller

    • C.

      Marcelo

    • D.

      Mark Miller

    Correct Answer
    B. Bruce Miller
    Explanation
    Bruce Miller is the correct answer because he is the creator of the show. The question asks for the person who created the show, and Bruce Miller fits this description.

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  • 3. 

    Which novel is it based on?

    • A.

      The handmaid

    • B.

      The maidens

    • C.

      The handmaid's tale

    • D.

      The tale

    Correct Answer
    C. The handmaid's tale
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The handmaid's tale" because the question is asking for the novel on which the given information is based. The title "The handmaid's tale" matches the information provided in the question, making it the most appropriate answer.

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  • 4. 

    What year was the novel published?

    • A.

      1983

    • B.

      1985

    • C.

      1999

    • D.

      2005

    Correct Answer
    B. 1985
    Explanation
    The novel was published in 1985.

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  • 5. 

    Who are handmaids?

    • A.

      Infertile females

    • B.

      Slaves

    • C.

      Run away wives

    • D.

      Fertile females

    Correct Answer
    D. Fertile females
    Explanation
    Handmaids are fertile females who are assigned to bear children for infertile couples in a dystopian society. In Margaret Atwood's novel "The Handmaid's Tale," handmaids are stripped of their rights and treated as property. They are forced into sexual servitude and are expected to bear children for their assigned commanders. Handmaids are not slaves or run away wives, as they are specifically chosen and controlled by the government for reproductive purposes.

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  • 6. 

    What was prominent in the novel?

    • A.

      Infertility

    • B.

      Deaths

    • C.

      Rape

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Infertility
    Explanation
    The novel focuses on the theme of infertility, which is the inability to conceive or bear children. This theme is prominent throughout the story, as it explores the impact of infertility on individuals and society as a whole. The author may delve into the emotional, societal, and political implications of infertility, highlighting the struggles, fears, and consequences faced by the characters. This central theme of infertility likely drives the plot and serves as a significant aspect of the novel's narrative.

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  • 7. 

    Who are aunts?

    • A.

      Relatives

    • B.

      Trainers of handmaid

    • C.

      Midwives

    • D.

      A and C

    Correct Answer
    B. Trainers of handmaid
    Explanation
    Aunts are trainers of handmaids in the dystopian society depicted in Margaret Atwood's novel "The Handmaid's Tale." In this society, aunts are responsible for indoctrinating and training the handmaids, who are fertile women assigned to bear children for the ruling class. The aunts teach the handmaids their roles and responsibilities, enforce the strict rules and regulations, and ensure their obedience to the system. Therefore, the correct answer is "Trainers of handmaid."

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  • 8. 

    Who was June's master?

    • A.

      Edward

    • B.

      Jacob

    • C.

      Fred

    • D.

      Francis

    Correct Answer
    C. Fred
  • 9. 

    What does Offred mean?

    • A.

      Name

    • B.

      Moving on

    • C.

      Of fred

    • D.

      Walking

    Correct Answer
    C. Of fred
    Explanation
    Offred is a combination of the words "Of" and "Fred". The phrase "Of Fred" suggests that Offred belongs to or is associated with someone named Fred. This could indicate that Offred is a possession or property of Fred, or that she is connected to him in some way. The name "Offred" itself might be a derivative of Fred's name, further emphasizing their connection.

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  • 10. 

    Who is Serena?

    • A.

      June's daughter

    • B.

      June's sister

    • C.

      Fred's wife

    • D.

      The aunt

    Correct Answer
    C. Fred's wife
    Explanation
    Serena is Fred's wife. This can be inferred from the given options where Serena is not mentioned as June's daughter or sister, and she is not referred to as the aunt. Therefore, the only option left is that Serena is Fred's wife.

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