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This reading check is on Chapter 6 from Of Mice and Men.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where is Lennie at the beginning of Chapter 6?

    • A.

      By a pool in the brush

    • B.

      In the bunkhouse

    • C.

      In the barn

    • D.

      Swimming across a river

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. By a pool in the brush
    Explanation
    At the beginning of Chapter 6, Lennie is found by a pool in the brush.

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  • 2. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Lennie talks to himself, his Aunt Clara, and a giant rabbit by the pool. This suggests that Lennie has a vivid imagination and often engages in conversations with imaginary characters. His interactions with these characters reveal his loneliness and longing for companionship, as well as his childlike innocence and innocence.

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  • 3. 

    Who walks in on Lennie talking to himself?

    • A.

      George

    • B.

      Curley

    • C.

      Candy

    • D.

      Slim

    • E.

      Carlson

    Correct Answer
    A. George
    Explanation
    George walks in on Lennie talking to himself. This is evident from the fact that George is Lennie's constant companion and caretaker throughout the story. Lennie often engages in conversations with himself, and George is the one who witnesses these moments and interacts with Lennie during these instances. Therefore, George is the one who walks in on Lennie talking to himself.

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  • 4. 

    George "gives Lennie hell" when he finds him by the pool.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that George scolds or reprimands Lennie when he finds him by the pool. However, this statement is false. In John Steinbeck's novel "Of Mice and Men," George does not give Lennie hell when he finds him by the pool. Instead, George tries to calm Lennie down and comfort him, showing a caring and protective attitude towards his friend.

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  • 5. 

    What does Lennie want George to do?

    • A.

      Defend him from Curley

    • B.

      Flee California together

    • C.

      Lend him money to escape

    • D.

      Leave him alone

    • E.

      Tell him about the farm they're going to have someday

    Correct Answer
    E. Tell him about the farm they're going to have someday
    Explanation
    Lennie wants George to tell him about the farm they're going to have someday. This suggests that Lennie finds comfort and solace in the idea of owning a farm and having a place of their own. It serves as a source of hope and motivation for Lennie, providing him with a sense of purpose and a brighter future.

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  • 6. 

    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.

      Aunt Clara

    Correct Answer
    A. George
    Explanation
    In John Steinbeck's novel "Of Mice and Men," George is the character who says the given statement. This quote reflects George's protective and caring nature towards Lennie, his companion. Despite the challenges they face, George emphasizes that he is not angry or resentful towards Lennie, but rather wants others to understand his unconditional support and loyalty towards his friend.

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  • 7. 

    George had the missing gun (Carlson's Luger).

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that George possessed the missing gun, specifically Carlson's Luger. This implies that George was in possession of the gun that belonged to Carlson. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 8. 

    George kills Lennie by shooting him.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true, as George indeed kills Lennie by shooting him. This event takes place in John Steinbeck's novel "Of Mice and Men." Lennie, who has a mental disability, accidentally kills Curley's wife, leading to a manhunt for him. George, Lennie's closest friend, realizes that Lennie's future is bleak and decides to euthanize him to spare him from a potentially more brutal death at the hands of others. This act is a heartbreaking and controversial moment in the story.

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  • 9. 

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

    • A.

      Curley

    • B.

      Slim

    • C.

      Carlson

    • D.

      George

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Slim
    Explanation
    After Lennie is shot, Slim is the one who says "You hadda, George. I swear you hadda. Come on with me." This suggests that Slim understands the difficult decision George had to make and is offering support and understanding. Slim recognizes that George had no other choice but to shoot Lennie for his own safety and the safety of others.

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  • 10. 

    Do you think George should have killed Lennie? Why or why not. Why did George shoot Lennie from behind?

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