A Play By John Steinbeck, Of The Mice And Men

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A play by John Steinbeck, Of the Mice and Men was originally published in 1937. Are you conversant with the play? If so, take up the quiz and see how much you can remember. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does Slim do with the newborn puppies?
    • A. 

      Drown them

    • B. 

      Give them to Lennie

    • C. 

      Sell them

    • D. 

      Keep them for himself

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    When George says "if I was even a little bit smart, I'd have my own little place, an' I'd be bringin' in my own crops, 'stead of doin' all the work and not getting what comes up outta the ground," what is he hinting at?
    • A. 

      A better future

    • B. 

      The American dream

    • C. 

      Being his own boss

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Who is older?
    • A. 

      George

    • B. 

      Lennie

    • C. 

      Neither, they're the same age

  • 4. 
    When George and Lennie were younger, George would play tricks on Lennie.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Why did George stop playing tricks on Lennie?
    • A. 

      He never played any tricks on Lennie

    • B. 

      Lennie beat George up

    • C. 

      Aunt Clara told him not to

    • D. 

      Lennie almost drowned once

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Lennie was accused of raping a women in Weed. That's why George and Lennie had to flee.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What does Carlson tell Candy to do with his old dog?
    • A. 

      Sell it

    • B. 

      Keep it

    • C. 

      Drown it

    • D. 

      Shoot it

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    George and Lennie keep talking about a "stake". What are they talking about?
    • A. 

      A piece of meat

    • B. 

      A stick

    • C. 

      A horse

    • D. 

      A sum of money

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which character could be described as jealous?
    • A. 

      George

    • B. 

      Lennie

    • C. 

      Curley

    • D. 

      Slim

    • E. 

      Candy

  • 10. 
    As a warning to Lennie, George says "these here jail baits is just set on the trigger of the hoosegow". Who is George talking about?
    • A. 

      Curley

    • B. 

      Aunt Clara

    • C. 

      Curley's wife

    • D. 

      Slim

    • E. 

      Candy

  • 11. 
    George and Lennie make a plan with the one-handed old man, Candy. What is it?
    • A. 

      Save their money and buy a place

    • B. 

      Get Curley fired

    • C. 

      Rob the ranch

    • D. 

      Play a trick on Curley's wife

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    How long will they have to work before completing their plan?
    • A. 

      One day

    • B. 

      One week

    • C. 

      One month

    • D. 

      One year

    • E. 

      Two years

  • 13. 
    Who does Curley pick a fight with and punch in the bunkhouse?
    • A. 

      George

    • B. 

      Lennie

    • C. 

      Slim

    • D. 

      Carlson

    • E. 

      Candy

  • 14. 
    Who ends up stopping Curley and crushing his hand?
    • A. 

      George

    • B. 

      Lennie

    • C. 

      Slim

    • D. 

      Carlson

    • E. 

      Candy

  • 15. 
     Early in the novel, when Lennie likes to pet soft things, Steinbeck is using what technique?
    • A. 

      Symbolism

    • B. 

      Foreshadowing

    • C. 

      Figurative language

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 16. 
    What is George’s dream?
    • A. 

      To get a horse

    • B. 

      To marry a rich woman

    • C. 

      To buy a car

    • D. 

      To own a farm of his own

  • 17. 
    How does Candy describe Curley’s new wife?
    • A. 

      As a looker

    • B. 

      As a tart

    • C. 

      As a good cook

    • D. 

      As a complainer

  • 18. 
    How does George treat Lennie?
    • A. 

      Like his child

    • B. 

      Like his brother

    • C. 

      Like a stranger

    • D. 

      Like his peer

  • 19. 
    Which of the following qualities does not lead to Lennie’s eventual demise?
    • A. 

      His great physical strength

    • B. 

      His lack of intelligence

    • C. 

      His fondness for soft things

    • D. 

      His love of fast cars

  • 20. 
    George and Lennie’s plan for a farm draws whose interest?
    • A. 

      Curley and his wife’s

    • B. 

      Slim and Candy’s

    • C. 

      Candy and Crooks’

    • D. 

      Carlson and Slim’s

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