Frankenstein Letters 1-4 Quiz

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Frankenstein Letters 1-4 Quiz

This quiz covers the letters that begin the frame narrative of this novel.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      He wants to tour the North Pole.

    • B. 

      He wants to become a Navy Admiral.

    • C. 

      Walton wants to visit a part of the world he has never been to before and discover a passage through the arctic.

    • D. 

      He wants to conduct scientific experiments on penguins.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Walton prepared by going without food and sleep. He also endured cold temperatures. He worked on whaling ships during the day, and then studied all night.

    • B. 

      He took an intensive class on sailing.

    • C. 

      He worked out constantly until he felt like the perfect physical specimen.

    • D. 

      He took his cue from hibernating bears and ate as much as he could for the winter.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      He longed for the company of a woman, rather than being surrounded by men.

    • B. 

      Everyone spoke French, but he could only speak English.

    • C. 

      His shipmates were crude, and not ideal candidates for friends.

    • D. 

      He was intimidated by his crew, and viewed them as his intellectual superiors.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      32

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      28

  • 5. 
    When he says he is preparing to depart for the "land of mist and snow" what piece of Romantic fiction is Robert Walton alluding to?
    • A. 

      The Lady or the Tiger

    • B. 

      The Tyger and The Lamb

    • C. 

      The Rhyme of the Old Midshipman

    • D. 

      The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

  • 6. 
    When Walton saw the mysterious sledge in the distance, what stood out about it?
    • A. 

      The large size of the driver.

    • B. 

      The large number of dogs pulling it.

    • C. 

      The lack of luggage on the sledge.

    • D. 

      It was moving extremely slow.

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Walton tells than man he is hoping to find gold.

    • B. 

      Walton tells the man he believes he will discover a new source of sustainable energy.

    • C. 

      Walton tells the man he is on a “voyage of discovery towards the northern pole.”

    • D. 

      Walton tells the man he is searching for "the secret of ice."

  • 8. 
    How does Walton ultimately feel about the man he rescues?
    • A. 

      Walton is jealous of his handsome good looks.

    • B. 

      Walton says he loves him like a brother, and feels sympathy and compassion for him.

    • C. 

      Walton feels the man is an idiot for getting stranded on the ice.

    • D. 

      Walton feels burdened by the man because he will be one more mouth to feed.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      The man says, "To flee from one who is seeking me."

    • B. 

      The man says, "To outpace one who is racing me."

    • C. 

      The man says, “To seek one who fled from me.”

    • D. 

      The man says, "To seek one to accompany me."

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Happy man, do you not share my visions?

    • B. 

      Unhappy man, do you not long for riches?

    • C. 

      Happy man, do you not seek out fortune?

    • D. 

      Unhappy man, do you not share my madness?