Of Mice And Men Quiz: Novel Test

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Of Mice And Men Quiz: Novel Test

The book, “Of Mice and Men” was authored by John Steinbeck and published in 1937. It deals with many important themes, such as friendship and giving a voice to America’s displaced workers. Of Mice and Men is deemed to be one of Steinbeck’s most famous works. It first enjoyed success as a novel, then it became a Broadway play and then three successful movies. Take this quiz and learn more about Of Mice and Men.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the setting at the beginning of Chapter 2?
    • A. 

      A bustling city

    • B. 

      A tavern

    • C. 

      A beach

    • D. 

      A riverbed

    • E. 

      A bunkhouse

  • 2. 
    What is George worried about when he sees where he's supposed to sleep?
    • A. 

      Getting robbed

    • B. 

      Germs

    • C. 

      Lice

    • D. 

      Rats

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    When George and Lennie meet their new boss, who does most of the talking?
    • A. 

      George

    • B. 

      Lennie

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 4. 
    One character often mimicks and imitates the actions of another character. Who does the imitating?
    • A. 

      George

    • B. 

      Lennie

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 5. 
    Why is the boss suspicious of George?
    • 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

  • 6. 
    Lennie is George's cousin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Lennie was kicked in the head by a horse when he was a kid.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Who is the boss's son and confronts George and Lennie in the bunkhouse?
    • A. 

      The old man

    • B. 

      Slim

    • C. 

      Curley

    • D. 

      Carlson

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    What does George tell Lennie to do if he gets in trouble?
    • A. 

      Fight

    • B. 

      Go back to Weed

    • C. 

      Find George wherever he is

    • D. 

      Hide in the brush by the river

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Who is a jerk line 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. 

      The old man

    • B. 

      Slim

    • C. 

      Curley

    • D. 

      George

    • E. 

      Carlson

  • 12. 
    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

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