Of Mice And Men Final

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Of Mice And Men Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Who wrote Of Mice and Men?
    • A. 

      Mark Twain

    • B. 

      William Shakespeare

    • C. 

      John Steinbeck

    • D. 

      J.D. Salinger

    • E. 

      John Grisham

  • 2. 
    What state is Salinas in?
    • A. 

      Washington

    • B. 

      Idaho

    • C. 

      Oregon

    • D. 

      California

    • E. 

      Nevada

  • 3. 
    When was the Great Depression in America?
    • A. 

      1910s and 1920s

    • B. 

      1930s and 1940s

    • C. 

      1950s and 1960s

    • D. 

      1970s and 1980s

    • E. 

      1990s and 2000s

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is usually associated with mental retardation?
    • A. 

      Low intelligence quotient

    • B. 

      Deficit in memory skills

    • C. 

      Difficulty with problem solving

    • D. 

      Difficulty learning social rules

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    During the Great Depression most migrant workers went to this state:
    • A. 

      Nevada

    • B. 

      California

    • C. 

      Alaska

    • D. 

      Wisconsin

    • E. 

      Florida

  • 6. 
    In Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck begins the novel by describing:
    • A. 

      A mouse

    • B. 

      A man

    • C. 

      Nature

    • D. 

      A city

    • E. 

      A house

  • 7. 
    Two men emerge from a path and stop to drink from a pool of water. Who is "small and quick, dark of face, with restless eyes and sharp, strong features"?
    • A. 

      Lennie

    • B. 

      George

  • 8. 
    Who is his opposite: "a huge man, shapeless of face, with large, pale eyes and wide, sloping shoulders"?
    • A. 

      Lennie

    • B. 

      George

  • 9. 
    What does Lennie have in his pocket at the beginning of the book?
    • A. 

      A rock

    • B. 

      A work card

    • C. 

      A dead mouse

    • D. 

      A ring

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    What "bad things" did Lennie do in the past?
    • A. 

      Steal a car

    • B. 

      Get in a fight

    • C. 

      Touch a girl's dress

    • D. 

      Rob a bank

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    What are Lennie and George's plans for the future?
    • A. 

      Buy a house

    • B. 

      Own a couple of acres

    • C. 

      Live off the fat of the land

    • D. 

      Own rabbits

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      George

    • B. 

      Lennie

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Because of the way George talks

    • B. 

      Because George is skinny

    • C. 

      Because George's clothes

    • D. 

      Because George is friends with Lennie

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Lennie is George's cousin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Who is the boss's son and confronts George and Lennie in the bunkhouse?
    • A. 

      Candy

    • B. 

      Slim

    • C. 

      Curley

    • D. 

      Carlson

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    One character has a tendency to check out members of the opposite sex. Who has "the eye"?
    • A. 

      Curley

    • B. 

      Curley's wife

    • C. 

      The old man

    • D. 

      George

    • E. 

      Lennie

  • 17. 
  • 18. 
    What does George tell Lennie to do if he gets in trouble?
    • A. 

      Fight

    • B. 

      Go to Weed

    • C. 

      Find George wherever he is

    • D. 

      Hide in the brush by the river

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Who is a jerkline skinner, wears a Stetson hat, and has "a gravity in his manner and a quiet so profound that all talk stopped when he spoke"?
    • A. 

      Candy

    • B. 

      Slim

    • C. 

      Curley

    • D. 

      George

    • E. 

      Carlson

  • 20. 
    What is George and Lennie's job at the ranch?
    • A. 

      Driving mules

    • B. 

      Picking fruit

    • C. 

      Sowing seed

    • D. 

      Bucking barley

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    In your opinion, who do you think is nicer, George or Lennie? Write 2-3 sentences supporting your choice.
  • 22. 
    What does Slim do with the newborn puppies?
    • A. 

      Drown them

    • B. 

      Give them to Lennie

    • C. 

      Sell them

    • D. 

      Keep them for himself

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    In your own words, describe the American Dream (a theme throughout the book). What is the American Dream for George and Lennie?
  • 24. 
    • A. 

      George

    • B. 

      Lennie

    • C. 

      Neither, they're the same age

  • 25. 
    When George and Lennie were younger, George would play tricks on Lennie.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Why did George stop playing tricks on Lennie?
    • A. 

      He never played any tricks on Lennie

    • B. 

      Lennie beat George up

    • C. 

      Aunt Clara told him not to

    • D. 

      Lennie almost drowned once

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 27. 
    Lennie was accused of raping a women in Weed. That's why George and Lennie had to flee.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    Carlson takes Candy's dog outside and shoots it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    George and Lennie keep talking about a "stake". What are they talking about?
    • A. 

      A piece of meat

    • B. 

      A stick

    • C. 

      A horse

    • D. 

      A sum of money

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 30. 
    Which character could be described as jealous?
    • A. 

      George

    • B. 

      Lennie

    • C. 

      Curley

    • D. 

      Slim

    • E. 

      Candy

  • 31. 
    George and Lennie make a plan with the one-handed old man, Candy. What is it?
    • A. 

      Save their money and buy a place

    • B. 

      Get Curley fired

    • C. 

      Rob the ranch

    • D. 

      Play a trick on Curley's wife

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 32. 
    How long will they have to work before completing their plan?
    • A. 

      One day

    • B. 

      One week

    • C. 

      One month

    • D. 

      One year

    • E. 

      Two years

  • 33. 
    Who does Curley pick a fight with and punch in the bunkhouse?
    • A. 

      George

    • B. 

      Lennie

    • C. 

      Carlson

    • D. 

      Slim

    • E. 

      Candy

  • 34. 
    Where are George, Slim, Curley and the other guys in Chapter 4?
    • A. 

      The bunkhouse

    • B. 

      The ranch

    • C. 

      A brothel

    • D. 

      A rodeo

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 35. 
    Who is Crooks?
    • A. 

      A robber

    • B. 

      A bartender

    • C. 

      A stable buck

    • D. 

      A landowner

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 36. 
    Why is Crooks not allowed in the bunkhouse?
    • A. 

      Because he's old

    • B. 

      Because he doesn't know how to play cards

    • C. 

      Because he's black

    • D. 

      Because he got in a fight with Curley

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 37. 
    Curley's wife is happy staying at home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    What is in the barn with Lennie at the beginning of Chapter 5?
    • A. 

      A dead mouse

    • B. 

      Curley

    • C. 

      Crooks

    • D. 

      A dead puppy

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 39. 
    Lennie killed the puppy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    Who says "Wha's the matter with me? Ain't I got a right to talk to nobody? Whatta they think I am, anyways?"
    • A. 

      George

    • B. 

      Lennie

    • C. 

      Curley

    • D. 

      Curley's wife

    • E. 

      Crooks

  • 41. 
    Curley's wife likes Curley.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 42. 
    What does Curley's wife ask Lennie to do?
    • A. 

      Give her money

    • B. 

      Dance with her

    • C. 

      Feel her hair

    • D. 

      Kiss her

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 43. 
    Lennie kills Curley's wife on purpose.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    What does Curley plan on doing when he finds Lennie?
    • A. 

      Shoot him

    • B. 

      Arrest him

    • C. 

      Beat him up

    • D. 

      Lock him up in the asylum

    • E. 

      Forgive him

  • 45. 
    The Luger, Carlson's gun, is missing. Who has it?
    • A. 

      George

    • B. 

      Lennie

    • C. 

      Slim

    • D. 

      Crooks

    • E. 

      Curley

  • 46. 
    Who does Lennie talk to by the pool?
    • A. 

      Himself

    • B. 

      His Aunt Clara

    • C. 

      A giant rabbit

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 47. 
    Who says "I ain't mad. I never been mad, an' I ain't now. That's a thing I want ya to know."?
    • A. 

      George

    • B. 

      Lennie

    • C. 

      Curley

    • D. 

      Slim

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 48. 
    Curley kills Lennie by shooting him.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 49. 
    After Lennie is shot, who says "You hadda, George. I swear you hadda. Come on with me."?
    • A. 

      Curley

    • B. 

      Slim

    • C. 

      Carlson

    • D. 

      Candy

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 50. 
    After finishing Of Mice and Men, which character do you sympathize (feel bad for) the most out of the following: George, Lennie, Candy, Curley, Curley's wife or Crooks. Explain why in 2-3 sentences.
  • 51. 
    Did you like Of Mice and Men compared to other books you've read? Why or why not? Write 3-4 high school level sentences and tell why you liked or did not like the book.