Ultimate Quiz On Frankenstein Novel By Mary Shelley

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  • 1. 
    Frankenstein’s initial reaction upon meeting with his creature can best be described as
    • A. 

      Profound despair

    • B. 

      Uncontrollable rage

    • C. 

      Paralyzing terror

    • D. 

      Heart-felt compassion

  • 2. 
    The creature recollects Victor’s initial rejection of him vividly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
     The creature’s words and actions suggest all the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      He respects the connection between creator and created

    • B. 

      He intends to deal with Frankenstein through threats

    • C. 

      He regrets the criminal deeds he has committed

    • D. 

      He has no intention of justifying himself to Frankenstein

  • 4. 
    Victor agrees to listen to the creature’s tale out of the all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      A sense of duty to his creation

    • B. 

      Fear of his own well-being

    • C. 

      The need to confirm the murderer of his brother

    • D. 

      Curiosity and compassion

  • 5. 
    All of the following experiences compare the creature to an infant EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      His fascination with the moon.

    • B. 

      His ignorance of fire and wine.

    • C. 

      His need for a female companion.

    • D. 

      The predominance of his physical sensations.

  • 6. 
    The creature expresses a profound fear of anything related to nature.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
     As the creature watches the kindness and affection DeLacy shows his granddaughter, he
    • A. 

      Experiences a feeling he defines as hunger and thirst.

    • B. 

      Recognizes his lack of companionship.

    • C. 

      Experiences an indescribable sensation unlike any he has felt before.

    • D. 

      Grows angry at the sight of others feeling the affection denied him.

  • 8. 
    The creature determines not to approach the Delaceys until he has
    • A. 

      Provided them sufficient supplies to last the winter

    • B. 

      Determined his proper origins

    • C. 

      Befriended the children separately

    • D. 

      Mastered their language

  • 9. 
    Which of the following books is NOT one the creature reads in this section of the novel?
    • A. 

      The Bible

    • B. 

      Paradise Lost

    • C. 

      Plutarch’s Lives

    • D. 

      Goethe’s Sorrows of Werter

  • 10. 
    The creature discovers his origins by reading of them in Victor’s journal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    From his readings, the creature learns of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      The true story of the DeLacey family

    • B. 

      Humanity’s capacities for good and evil

    • C. 

      His own loneliness

    • D. 

      To admire and love the heroes of past ages

  • 12. 
    As a consequence of his meeting with DeLacey, the creature
    • A. 

      Gains the lasting acceptance he has so desperately sought

    • B. 

      Determines to show humanity the very kindness it has denied him

    • C. 

      Lapses into a despair mitigated only by an act of violence

    • D. 

      Withdraws from the larger world

  • 13. 
    Pathetic fallacy occurs when an author personifies inanimate objects to highlight the emotional expression of the characters involved in the scene. Which is NOT an example of this?
    • A. 

      The fierce wind and the raging fire consuming the DeLacey cottage

    • B. 

      The tranquil Alpine air ministering to the creature’s sufferings

    • C. 

      The gentle light of the moon enchanting the creature

    • D. 

      The rushing stream threatening to drown the child

  • 14. 
    The creature’s various good deeds
    • A. 

      Often go unnoticed or are ignored entirely

    • B. 

      Ultimately result in his affliction

    • C. 

      Help distract others from his horrid appearance

    • D. 

      Run counter to his nature

  • 15. 
    The creature undertakes connecting with William Frankenstein because
    • A. 

      He knows the boy is related to Victor

    • B. 

      The child reminds him of Agatha DeLacey

    • C. 

      He identifies with the child’s innocence

    • D. 

      He feels William has not yet fallen to the prejudices of society

  • 16. 
    Standing over William’s corpse, the creature feels
    • A. 

      Triumph and exaltation

    • B. 

      Self-loathing

    • C. 

      Moral confusion

    • D. 

      Misery and torment

  • 17. 
    At the close of his tale, the creature demands Victor
    • A. 

      Swear never to repeat his horrid experiments

    • B. 

      Make him a mate

    • C. 

      Promise to locate and care for the DeLaceys

    • D. 

      Teach him the ways of human interactionIdentify the speaker unless otherwise indicated

  • 18. 
    "I was benevolent and good, but misery made me a fiend."
    • A. 

      Victor

    • B. 

      The creature

    • C. 

      DeLacey

    • D. 

      Justine

  • 19. 
    "The crime had its source in HER; HERS be the punishment!"
    • A. 

      Elizabeth

    • B. 

      Safie

    • C. 

      Caroline Frankenstein

    • D. 

      Justine

  • 20. 
    "Devil, do you dare approach me? and do not you fear the fierce vengeance of my arm wreaked on your miserable head?"
    • A. 

      Victor

    • B. 

      The creature

    • C. 

      William

    • D. 

      Felix

  • 21. 
    "How dare you sport thus with life?"
    • A. 

      Victor

    • B. 

      The creature

    • C. 

      DeLacey

    • D. 

      Felix

  • 22. 
    "[I] cannot judge of your countenance, but there is something in your words which persuades me that you are sincere."
    • A. 

      The creature

    • B. 

      Victor

    • C. 

      DeLacey

    • D. 

      Felix

  • 23. 
    "…THIS LITTLE CREATURE was unprejudiced, and had lived too short a time to have imbibed a horror of deformity."
    • A. 

      William

    • B. 

      Safie

    • C. 

      Agatha

    • D. 

      Justine

  • 24. 
    "…but the hearts of men, when unprejudiced by any obvious self-interest, are full of brotherly love and charity. Rely, therefore, on your hopes…."
    • A. 

      The creature

    • B. 

      DeLacey

    • C. 

      William

    • D. 

      Felix

  • 25. 
    "But hear me. The guilty are allowed, by human laws, bloody as they are, to speak in their own defence before they are condemned."
    • A. 

      The creature

    • B. 

      DeLacey

    • C. 

      Victor

    • D. 

      Justine