Quiz: Of Mice And Men MCQ Test: Novel

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Quiz: Of Mice And Men MCQ Test: Novel

Have you ever perused the book, Of Mice and Men? It is a novel written by John Steinbeck and was published in 1937. The emphasis of the story revolves around two migrant ranch workers named George Milton and Lennie Small. They have aspirations of one day owning their ranch. Take this quiz and see how much you know about Of Mice and Men.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why were Lennie Small and his friend George Milton leave home?
    • A. 

      They were looking for jobs.

    • B. 

      George was accused of raping a girl from another town

    • C. 

      Lennie was accused of raping a girl from another town

  • 2. 
    How does the book begin?
    • A. 

      Lennie and George were hiding from the angry townspeople.

    • B. 

      Lennie and George were running a race.

    • C. 

      Lennie and George were planting crops.

    • D. 

      Lennie and George were running for office

  • 3. 
    _______________ had a tendency to kill small, soft animals by accident; he was unaware of his own strength.
    • A. 

      Lennie

    • B. 

      Slim

    • C. 

      Curley

  • 4. 
     _________________ is small, intelligent, dark of face, has restless eyes and sharp, strong features with every part of him defined. He is a cousin to Lennie and loves him very much. Always has to bail Lennie out of his troubles.
    • A. 

      Curley

    • B. 

      Lennie Small

    • C. 

      George Milton

  • 5. 
    ____________ is unnaturally large and has a shapeless face. He drags his feet when he walks and lets his arms hang. He is mentally retarded.
    • A. 

      Lennie Small

    • B. 

      George Milton

    • C. 

      Curley

  • 6. 
    _______________ is the boss's son, and was a welterweight boxer. He was short and stocky and wore high-heeled boots and spurs to prove he wasn't a laboring man. He believes himself superior to everyone.
    • A. 

      Curley

    • B. 

      George Milton

    • C. 

      Lennie Small

  • 7. 
    He is an old man that is missing a hand.He is an outcast and is discriminated against.
    • A. 

      Curley

    • B. 

      Candy

    • C. 

      Lennie Small

  • 8. 
    Black stable worker.
    • A. 

      Crooks

    • B. 

      Candy

    • C. 

      Lennie Smith

  • 9. 
    There is little known about him, except that Curley is his son.
    • A. 

      Slim

    • B. 

      Boss

    • C. 

      Curley

  • 10. 
    This story's major conflicts are Man Vs Society and  Man Vs Himself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The theme and key issues of the story are Friendship, Power, Loneliness, Loyalty and Sacrifice, and  Dreams.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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