The Awakening

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Take this quiz, specially designed by Cordero's AP English class of 2010 to test your knowledge of Kate Chopin's The Awakening!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why is Mademoiselle Reisz disliked by almost everyone?
    • A. 

      She endorses Edna and Robert's affair.

    • B. 

      She lacks fashion sense.

    • C. 

      She lives in a shabby apartment.

    • D. 

      She gives her true opinions instead of being polite.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is an important symbol in The Awakening?
    • A. 

      Fruit

    • B. 

      Darkness

    • C. 

      Ocean

    • D. 

      Cats

  • 3. 
    What is the name of the island that the Pontelliers and some other wealthy Creole families vacation in the summer?
    • A. 

      Capricus

    • B. 

      Grand Isle

    • C. 

      L'isle de Peru

    • D. 

      Grandana

  • 4. 
    What does Edna express as her reason for keeping her private matters to herself? (c.)
    • A. 

      Because she has very dark, deep secrets that she doesn't want revealed

    • B. 

      Her willingness to conform to the expected role of women.

    • C. 

      Because she lives a dual life; one that conforms, while the other questions.

    • D. 

      Her desire to be a well respected woman in society.

  • 5. 
    Where was Edna's childhood home?
    • A. 

      Kentucky

    • B. 

      Grand Isle

    • C. 

      New Orleans

    • D. 

      Mexico

  • 6. 
    What confuses Edna about Adele and the Creole culture?
    • A. 

      Their language

    • B. 

      The things that they find entertaining

    • C. 

      Their open expression of affection

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    What does Adele warn Robert about Edna?
    • A. 

      That she has a history of being bad tempered.

    • B. 

      That she might take Robert's attention too seriously.

    • C. 

      That she doesn't truly love him.

    • D. 

      That he should stay away from her because Adele is jealous of the attention.

  • 8. 
    Who is Robert's wayward brother?
    • A. 

      Victor

    • B. 

      The Doctor

    • C. 

      Mr. Gouvernail

    • D. 

      Leonce Pontellier

  • 9. 
    What does LĂ©once send back to Edna while he is on his week-long business trip in New Orleans?
    • A. 

      Flowers

    • B. 

      A new Hat

    • C. 

      A Bird

    • D. 

      Bonbons

  • 10. 
    What does Mademoiselle Reisz tell Edna after she finishes playing the piano for the dinner party?
    • A. 

      That she was looking beautiful.

    • B. 

      That she dislikes her greatly.

    • C. 

      That Edna is the only one who is worthy of her music

    • D. 

      That Edna should free herself from the constraints of fulfilling the role of a woman in society.

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