Death Of A Salesman Quiz

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The place where you grew up may not be what it was in the past and therefore, we all need to learn how to accept change within ourselves and our society. The Death of A Salesman helps us to follow him as he remembers the memories, dreams, confrontations, and arguments before he dies. Take this test covering the book and see how well you remember it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the author of Death of a Salesman?
    • A. 

      Arthur Miller

    • B. 

      Willy Loman

    • C. 

      Biff Loman

    • D. 

      John Steinbeck

    • E. 

      Danielle Steele

  • 2. 
    Who is the oldest?
    • A. 

      BIff

    • B. 

      Happy

    • C. 

      Willy

    • D. 

      Ben

    • E. 

      Bernard

  • 3. 
    Where did Ben go to make it rich?
    • A. 

      Alaska

    • B. 

      Arkansas

    • C. 

      Portland

    • D. 

      Africa

    • E. 

      Brooklyn

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      He has no job, and spends his time sleeping with older women.

    • B. 

      He was working in the West, but has now come home and has no job.

    • C. 

      He was working in Alaska, but has returned so that he can find good wife.

    • D. 

      He has a job as an administrative assistant, but doesn't enjoy it very much.

  • 5. 
    Where does the Loman family live?
    • A. 

      Queens

    • B. 

      Boston

    • C. 

      Long Island

    • D. 

      Brooklyn

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      That more women like Happy shows that he will be more successful.

    • B. 

      Biff's athletic accomplishments will get Bernard into a better college.

    • C. 

      Bernard is "liked, but not well liked."

    • D. 

      Biff and Happy have better business connections because of WIlly.

  • 7. 
    How did Ben become rich?
    • A. 

      Alaska oil fields

    • B. 

      African diamond mines

    • C. 

      Mexican gold mines

    • D. 

      Montana ranches

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      He is a human being, and "attention must be paid."

    • B. 

      He has provided well for his family.

    • C. 

      He has been a dedicated father.

    • D. 

      He is a successful man who can teach his family a great deal.

  • 9. 
    What object does Howard have in his office that frightens Willy?
    • A. 

      Wire recorder

    • B. 

      Electric typewriter

    • C. 

      Television

    • D. 

      Radio

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Willy cannot afford to pay for college.

    • B. 

      He refuses to go to summer school to pass math.

    • C. 

      He cannot get an athletic scholarship, as he expected.

    • D. 

      Biff prefered to go west and work on a ranch.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following problems does Biff not have?
    • A. 

      Biff never trains properly for his games.

    • B. 

      Biff is too tough with the girls.

    • C. 

      Biff is constantly stealing.

    • D. 

      Biff does not study for the Regents exam.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following does not describe Linda Loman?
    • A. 

      Helpful

    • B. 

      Patient

    • C. 

      Obedient

    • D. 

      Loyal

  • 13. 
    Why is Happy Loman perhaps less self-assured than Biff?
    • A. 

      Happy has never been as loved by their father as Biff.

    • B. 

      Happy has never tasted the success that Biff has.

    • C. 

      Happy has never risked failure.

    • D. 

      Happy has never had the gratifying social life that Biff has.

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Howard

    • B. 

      Bernard

    • C. 

      Charley

    • D. 

      Ben

    • E. 

      What? Willy died? When did THAT happen?

  • 15. 
    Why did Biff not keep in contact with his parents when he was out west?
    • A. 

      He was homeless, living on the streets in Oklahoma City.

    • B. 

      He did not want to have any contact with his father.

    • C. 

      He was in jail.

    • D. 

      He was moving from place to place without a concrete address.

  • 16. 
    What causes the rift between Biff and Willy Loman?
    • A. 

      Willy finds out that Biff has been stealing.

    • B. 

      Biff has unrealistic expectations about his father's success.

    • C. 

      Willy is disappointed that Biff refuses to go to college.

    • D. 

      Biff finds out that Willy is having an affair.

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Biff does not show up to the exam at all out of bitterness toward Willy.

    • B. 

      Bernard neither admires nor respects Biff.

    • C. 

      It is a state exam, and Bernard could be arrested.

    • D. 

      Bernard thinks that Biff should do his own work.

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      His sense of humor.

    • B. 

      His promise to buy her stockings.

    • C. 

      His hope for the future.

    • D. 

      His charismatic personality.

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Repairman

    • B. 

      Carpenter

    • C. 

      Salesman

    • D. 

      Inventor

  • 20. 
    Who removed the rubber pipe that had been connected to the gas heater?
    • A. 

      Willy

    • B. 

      Linda

    • C. 

      Biff

    • D. 

      Happy