American Psycho Quiz

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 75

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American Psycho Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz filled with interpretation questions and reading checks. The i nterpretation questions have a spectrum of right and wrong depending on how well and completely you are able to support your assertions. The fact based questions only have one correct answer.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
      How does Bateman kill Owen? (More details, more points)
  • 2. 
    Why won’t anyone listen to Bateman’s admission of being a psychotic serial killer? 
  • 3. 
    American Psycho is actually a celebrated work of fiction, why? ("I don't know." is not a valid answer. )
  • 4. 
    Who is Donald Kimball? 
  • 5. 
      What is Bateman’s brother’s name?
  • 6. 
    After Bateman’s date with Jean, his secretary, he ends by saying, “I imagine running around Central Park on a cool spring afternoon with Jean, laughing, holding hands. We buy balloons, we let them go.” Interpret this last line that almost sounds like Bateman expressing a positive emotion. 
  • 7. 
    Bateman is so engaged with the music and musicians he describes in great detail, why? 
  • 8. 
    How has the reading experience been for you?  This is a moment for me to check in with each of you individually as a barometer of who each of you is "handling" the book. As I said these novels can get pretty dark and, while they remain quality and studied examples of literature, they can be difficult for some readers to explore.  Please attempt to share both positive and negative experiences.