Of Mice And Men Character Analysis

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Of Mice And Men Character Analysis - Quiz

This quiz will help test your knowledge and understanding of the characters in John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does Curley's wife's' confession of her unhappy life and ruined dreams do?
    • A. 

      Make her seem like a liar

    • B. 

      Make her seem far more human and vulnerable

    • C. 

      Proves she is cruel and vindictive

    • D. 

      Make her a stereotypical tramp

  • 2. 
    What happened to George's dream of a farm at the end of the novel?
    • A. 

      With Lennie gone, he realises it was an impossible dream

    • B. 

      He and Candy decide to keep pursing it

    • C. 

      Candy tells him he's changed his mind and doesn't want to be apart of it all

    • D. 

      George realises it was Lennie's dream and he never really cared about it

  • 3. 
    What does Crooks want more than anything else?
    • A. 

      To have his own farm

    • B. 

      To get married to someone like Curley's wife

    • C. 

      To belong somewhere

    • D. 

      To have children

  • 4. 
    What is Candy afraid of?
    • A. 

      That Lennie will hurt him

    • B. 

      That he is losing his mind

    • C. 

      That Carlson will shoot him in the back of the head

    • D. 

      That the boss will soon fire him and force him off the ranch because of his age

  • 5. 
    What words best describe Lennie
    • A. 

      Gregarious, talkative, noisy

    • B. 

      Simple, helpless, innocent, doomed

    • C. 

      Sharp, incisive, quick-tempered, forgiving

    • D. 

      Secretive, impulsive, mean-spirited

  • 6. 
    Where does Crooks, the stablehand, get his name from?
    • A. 

      Because he used to be a shepherd and carry, a crook or a shepherd's staff

    • B. 

      From stealing

    • C. 

      From his crooked back

    • D. 

      Because when he was a baby he always slept in the crool of his fathers arm

  • 7. 
    Which ranch hand has an ancient dog that gets shot?
    • A. 

      Carlson

    • B. 

      Candy

    • C. 

      Slim

    • D. 

      Whit

  • 8. 
    Which character is a boxer and quick to pick fights with the other men?
    • A. 

      Curley, the boss's son

    • B. 

      Whit, a strong ranch-hand

    • C. 

      The boss

    • D. 

      Slim, the mule driver

  • 9. 
    Who is Aunt Clara?
    • A. 

      The woman George and Lennie want to by the farm from

    • B. 

      George's wife who left him because Lennie was too much of burden

    • C. 

      One of the prostitutes in town

    • D. 

      The woman who raised and took care of Lennie

  • 10. 
    What do the men think of Slim?
    • A. 

      They distrust him

    • B. 

      They wish he'd stop meddling in their business

    • C. 

      They think he's aloof and condescending

    • D. 

      They respect him and his opinions

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