"A Separate Peace" Chapter 1-2 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What is the name of the school where Gene attended?
    • A. 

      Exeter

    • B. 

      Devon

    • C. 

      Wittenberg

    • D. 

      Eton

  • 2. 
    This novel takes place during which war?
    • A. 

      WWII

    • B. 

      WWI

    • C. 

      Civil War

    • D. 

      Vietnam

  • 3. 
    Why does the school seem so quiet when Gene visits it?
    • A. 

      It's the Christmas holiday.

    • B. 

      It's summer vacation.

    • C. 

      Students are involved in athletics.

    • D. 

      The school is no longer operating.

  • 4. 
    Overall, what emotion is Gene reminded of during his visit?
    • A. 

      Romantic love

    • B. 

      Jealousy

    • C. 

      Anger

    • D. 

      Fear

  • 5. 
    Where is the school located?
    • A. 

      New Hampshire

    • B. 

      Vermont

    • C. 

      Virginia

    • D. 

      Oxford, England

  • 6. 
    How does Gene feel when he sees the tree again?
    • A. 

      Depressed

    • B. 

      Thankful

    • C. 

      Angry

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 7. 
    This book is told in what point of view?
    • A. 

      Third omniscient

    • B. 

      Third limited

    • C. 

      First

    • D. 

      Second

  • 8. 
    Describe the flashback.
    • A. 

      Summer, 1942

    • B. 

      Winter, 1919

    • C. 

      Fall, 1863

    • D. 

      Spring, 1967

  • 9. 
    What does Gene note about Phineas (Finny)?
    • A. 

      He's spectacularly built and very tall.

    • B. 

      He's an extraordinary athlete.

    • C. 

      He's a bit overweight but very strong.

    • D. 

      He's strong but kind of clumsy.

  • 10. 
    What does Finny tend to ignore?
    • A. 

      His friends

    • B. 

      His personal hygiene

    • C. 

      Rules

    • D. 

      Girls

  • 11. 
    Which teacher confronts the boys about missing dinner?
    • A. 

      Dr. Elliott

    • B. 

      Mr. Prud'homme

    • C. 

      Mr. Littlejohn

    • D. 

      Professor Leon

  • 12. 
    What does Finny dare Gene to do?
    • A. 

      Skip class

    • B. 

      Kiss a girl

    • C. 

      Jump from a tree

    • D. 

      Cheat on a test

  • 13. 
    Who is Lepellier?
    • A. 

      A very stern professor

    • B. 

      The good-natured head master

    • C. 

      One of the boys at the school

    • D. 

      A general who comes to enlist some of the seniors

  • 14. 
    How is Finny when dealing with adults?
    • A. 

      He is cynical toward them and thinks they are soulless.

    • B. 

      He is shy around them, unlike with kids his own age.

    • C. 

      He ignores their rules but wins them over with his charm.

    • D. 

      He fears them because they are so strict and stern.

  • 15. 
    What does Finny do to celebrate the U.S. bombing of Central Europe?
    • A. 

      Wears a pink shirt

    • B. 

      Throws an elaborate party

    • C. 

      Holds an athletic competition

    • D. 

      Drops out of school and enlists in the army

  • 16. 
    With whom does Finny discuss the war while at the traditional term tea party?
    • A. 

      Lepellier

    • B. 

      Mr. and Mrs. Patch-Withers

    • C. 

      Professor Elliott

    • D. 

      Mr. Littlejohn

  • 17. 
    Overall, how does Gene feel toward Phineas?
    • A. 

      Hateful

    • B. 

      Envious

    • C. 

      Indifferent

    • D. 

      Fiercely loyal

  • 18. 
    What club does Finny decide to organize?
    • A. 

      Students for Peace

    • B. 

      Patton's Athletes

    • C. 

      Super Suicide Society

    • D. 

      Creative Writers Club

  • 19. 
    What does Finny suggest he and Gene do to cement their partnership in the new club?
    • A. 

      Vandalize the school

    • B. 

      Vandalize the head master's mansion

    • C. 

      Enlist in the army

    • D. 

      Jump out of the tree

  • 20. 
    What does Finny do at the end of Chapter 2?
    • A. 

      Saves Gene's life

    • B. 

      Enlists

    • C. 

      Falls out of the tree and breaks his back

    • D. 

      Admits to Gene that he hates him

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