Of Mice And Men 3

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Of Mice And Men 3

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Early in the novel, when Lennie likes to pet soft things, Steinbeck is using what technique?
    • A. 

      Symbolism

    • B. 

      Foreshadowing

    • C. 

      Figurative language

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 2. 
    What is George’s dream?
    • A. 

      To get a horse

    • B. 

      To marry a rich woman

    • C. 

      To buy a car

    • D. 

      To own a farm of his own

  • 3. 
    How does Candy describe Curley’s new wife?
    • A. 

      As a looker

    • B. 

      As a tart

    • C. 

      As a good cook

    • D. 

      As a complainer

  • 4. 
    What does Lennie do to Curly?
    • A. 

      He punches him in the face.

    • B. 

      He smashes his hand.

    • C. 

      He breaks his arm.

    • D. 

      He knocks out his teeth.

  • 5. 
    How does George treat Lennie?
    • A. 

      Like his child

    • B. 

      Like his brother

    • C. 

      Like a stranger

    • D. 

      Like his peer

  • 6. 
    Which of the following qualities does not lead to Lennie’s eventual demise?
    • A. 

      His great physical strength

    • B. 

      His lack of intelligence

    • C. 

      His fondness for soft things

    • D. 

      His love of fast cars

  • 7. 
    The title of the book comes from
    • A. 

      a line from the Bible

    • B. 

      a line from a Robert Burns’ poem

    • C. 

      A passage from an essay by Alexander Pope

  • 8. 
    George and Lennie’s plan for a farm draws whose interest?
    • A. 

      Curley and his wife’s

    • B. 

      Slim and Candy’s

    • C. 

      Candy and Crooks’

    • D. 

      Carlson and Slim’s

  • 9. 
    Why does George kill Lennie?
    • A. 

      Because Lennie was guilty of murder

    • B. 

      Because George was afraid Curley would hurt Lennie

    • C. 

      Because he fears a court trial for Lennie

    • D. 

      Because he has disobeyed George

  • 10. 
    Who says the following: “A guy goes nuts if he ain’t got nobody. Don’t make no difference who the guy is, long’s he’s with you. I tell ya a guy gets too lonely an’ he gets sick.”
    • A. 

      Crooks

    • B. 

      Curley

    • C. 

      Lennie

    • D. 

      Candy

  • 11. 
    Who says the following: “When they had them previews I coulda went to them, an’ spoke in the radio, and it wouldn’ta cost me a cent because I was in the pitcher.”
    • A. 

      Lennie

    • B. 

      Candy

    • C. 

      Curley

    • D. 

      Curley’s wife

  • 12. 
    Who says the following, and to whom : “When I think of the swell time I could have without you, I go nuts.”
    • A. 

      Lennie to George

    • B. 

      George to Lennie

    • C. 

      Curley's wife to Curley

    • D. 

      Candy to Curley

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