Quiz Over Of Mice And Men, Chapter 1

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Quiz Over Of Mice And Men, Chapter 1 - Quiz

This is a very basic test to check your reading of "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where did the bus drop the two men off?

    • A.

      Weed

    • B.

      Soledad

    • C.

      Four miles from the ranch

    • D.

      By the river

    Correct Answer
    C. Four miles from the ranch
    Explanation
    The bus dropped the two men off four miles from the ranch.

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  • 2. 

    What does Lennie do with the water that makes him proud of himself?

    • A.

      Drinks it and washes himself drinks it and washes himself

    • B.

      Splashes it at George

    • C.

      Imitates George

    • D.

      Goes swimming in the river

    Correct Answer
    C. Imitates George
    Explanation
    Lennie imitates George with the water, which makes him proud of himself.

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  • 3. 

    What does Lennie NOT have in his pocket?

    • A.

      A mouse

    • B.

      His work card

    • C.

      His identification

    • D.

      Money

    Correct Answer
    B. His work card
    Explanation
    Lennie does not have his work card in his pocket.

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  • 4. 

    Why does Lennie not have it in HIS pocket?

    • A.

      George is holding it for him.

    • B.

      He lost it when he was swimming.

    • C.

      A mouse at it.

    • D.

      He had a hole in his pocket.

    Correct Answer
    A. George is holding it for him.
    Explanation
    Lennie does not have it in his pocket because George is holding it for him. This suggests that George is taking care of Lennie and looking out for him, possibly because Lennie is not capable of taking care of himself or may lose or damage the item if he had it in his own pocket.

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  • 5. 

    What does Lennie take out of his pocket that gets him yelled at by George?

    • A.

      A deck of cards

    • B.

      A stash of money

    • C.

      Rotten food

    • D.

      A dead mouse

    Correct Answer
    D. A dead mouse
    Explanation
    Lennie takes out a dead mouse from his pocket, which causes George to yell at him. This suggests that Lennie has a habit of carrying and keeping unusual objects in his pocket. The dead mouse may symbolize Lennie's childlike innocence and fascination with small creatures, but it also highlights his lack of understanding of appropriate behavior and societal norms. George's reaction indicates his frustration with Lennie's actions and his role as Lennie's caretaker.

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  • 6. 

    What did Lennie want to do with this item?

    • A.

      Use it for buying things

    • B.

      Eat it

    • C.

      Pet it

    • D.

      Play with it

    Correct Answer
    C. Pet it
    Explanation
    Lennie wanted to pet the item.

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  • 7. 

    Where are George and Lennie going?

    • A.

      Crazy to a ranch to work to the city to find work crazy

    • B.

      To a ranch to work

    • C.

      To a city to find work

    • D.

      To buy a little house to live in.

    Correct Answer
    B. To a ranch to work
    Explanation
    George and Lennie are going to a ranch to work. This is evident from the given options where it states that they are going to a ranch to work, while the other options mention going to the city to find work or to buy a little house to live in.

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  • 8. 

    When they get to where they are going, what does George tell Lennie to do?

    • A.

      To repeat everything George does to repeat everything that George does

    • B.

      To pretend to be blind and deaf

    • C.

      To talk and be friendly to everyone he sees

    • D.

      To be quiet and not say a word

    Correct Answer
    D. To be quiet and not say a word
    Explanation
    George tells Lennie to be quiet and not say a word when they get to where they are going. This suggests that George wants Lennie to avoid drawing attention to himself and to be cautious in their surroundings. It may be a precautionary measure to prevent any potential trouble or conflicts that could arise from Lennie's impulsive behavior or lack of social awareness.

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  • 9. 

    Why did George and Lennie leave the last place they were at?

    • A.

      Lennie was scared.

    • B.

      George stole some money.

    • C.

      The ranch industry was not hiring anymore.

    • D.

      They had to run from the law.

    Correct Answer
    D. They had to run from the law.
    Explanation
    George and Lennie left the last place they were at because they had to run from the law.

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  • 10. 

    What does Lennie want for his dinner that they don't have?

    • A.

      Hot dogs

    • B.

      Beans

    • C.

      Ketchup

    • D.

      Soda

    Correct Answer
    C. Ketchup
    Explanation
    Lennie wants ketchup for his dinner that they don't have.

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