Of Mice And Men Chapter Two Make-up Quiz

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This quiz is on Of Mice and Men, Chapter 2.


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

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      The old man

    • B. 

      Slim

    • C. 

      Curley

    • D. 

      Carlson

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    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

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      The old man

    • B. 

      Slim

    • C. 

      Curley

    • D. 

      George

    • E. 

      Carlson

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Driving mules

    • B. 

      Picking fruit

    • C. 

      Sowing seed

    • D. 

      Bucking barley

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Why does the boss get mad at George and Lennie?
    • A. 

      They forgot their work cards

    • B. 

      They made fun of his son

    • C. 

      They lied about their previous job

    • D. 

      They are late

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    What did Slim do to four of his puppies?
    • A. 

      He drowned them

    • B. 

      He set them free in the woods

    • C. 

      He gave them to Lennie so that he would have something to pet

    • D. 

      He gave one to each of the men who live in the bunkhouse

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    What does the word ominously mean as used in the following quotation?  George was watching the door. He said ominously, "Well, he better watch out for Lennie. Lennie ain't no fighter, but Lennie's strong and quick and Lennie don't know no rules."
    • A. 

      Discreetly

    • B. 

      Threatening

    • C. 

      Mysteriously

    • D. 

      Sadly

  • 12. 
    What does the word pugnacious mean as used in the following passage? He glanced coldly at George and then at Lennie. His arms gradually bent at the elbows and his hands closed into fists. He stiffened and went into a slight crouch. His glance was at once calculating and pugnacious.
    • A. 

      Easy-going

    • B. 

      Contemptible

    • C. 

      Careful

    • D. 

      Combative

  • 13. 
    "I jus' come there," he said. "I didn't hear nothing you guys was sayin'. I ain't interested in nothing you was sayin'. A guy on a ranch don't never listen nor he don't ast no questions." This excerpt provides a distinct example of the character's...
    • A. 

      Irony

    • B. 

      Soliloquy

    • C. 

      Dialect

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 14. 
    NoRedInk.com Check-up Ironing a clean shirt, __________, and buying a pack of gum for fresh breath were the tasks Aaron completed before the first day of spring semester. Select the response that should go in the blank to make this sentence have correct parallel structure.
    • A. 

      Making sure that he had a completed course schedule

    • B. 

      Printing a course schedule

    • C. 

      The printout of a course schedule

  • 15. 
    NoRedInk.com Check up Mrs. Martin, the hiring manager, explained that she would consider an interview if Lester remembered to wear shoes, comb the crumbs out of his beard, and __________. Select the response that should go in the blank to make this sentence have correct parallel structure.
    • A. 

      Replace the shark-tooth necklace with a tie

    • B. 

      He needed a tie, not a shark-tooth necklace

    • C. 

      She wanted to see a tie, not a shark-tooth necklace, around his neck