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Do you know about the story of the popular novel 'The Sound And The Fury'? Take this 'The Sound And The Fury' trivia quiz, and see how much you know and remember. If you remember the story well, it will surely be a fun quiz for you, and you can easily get a perfect score on this quiz. Go for it, recall the story and characters, and pick the correct answers. All the best! Share the quiz with other novel readers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What object soothes Benjy?

    • A.

      A white Satin Slipper

    • B.

      The fire

    • C.

      A cushion from his mother's couch

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Benjy is soothed by all of the above objects. The white Satin Slipper, the fire, and the cushion from his mother's couch all provide comfort and relaxation for Benjy. Each of these objects has a calming effect on him, making him feel at ease and content.

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  • 2. 

    What does Luster look for near the golf course?

    • A.

      Benjy's slipper

    • B.

      A ticket to the circus

    • C.

      One of Benjy's bottles

    • D.

      A quarter

    Correct Answer
    D. A quarter
    Explanation
    Luster is looking for a quarter near the golf course.

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  • 3. 

    Why did the Compsons sell Benjy's favorite pasture?

    • A.

      To pay for their house.

    • B.

      To pay for Quentin to go to Harvard.

    • C.

      Because they didn't like it.

    • D.

      They didn't sell it.

    Correct Answer
    B. To pay for Quentin to go to Harvard.
    Explanation
    The Compsons sold Benjy's favorite pasture to pay for Quentin to go to Harvard. This suggests that the family prioritized Quentin's education over Benjy's attachment to the pasture. It highlights the Compsons' financial struggles and their willingness to make sacrifices for their children's future.

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  • 4. 

    Who does Quentin call "sister"?

    • A.

      The immigrant girl Quentin meets.

    • B.

      A nun Quentin meets

    • C.

      Caddy

    • D.

      Gerald's sister

    Correct Answer
    A. The immigrant girl Quentin meets.
    Explanation
    Quentin calls the immigrant girl he meets "sister" because he feels a strong connection to her and sees her as a sister figure. This suggests that Quentin has formed a close bond with the girl and considers her to be like family to him.

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  • 5. 

    Who is Julio?

    • A.

      Quentin's neighbor

    • B.

      The brother of the immigrant girl Quentin meets.

    • C.

      A dog

    • D.

      Caddy's husband

    Correct Answer
    B. The brother of the immigrant girl Quentin meets.
    Explanation
    Julio is the correct answer because it is stated in the question that Julio is the brother of the immigrant girl Quentin meets. This implies that Julio is a person and not a neighbor, a dog, or Caddy's husband.

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  • 6. 

    What does Julio accuse Quentin of doing?

    • A.

      Stealing his food

    • B.

      Stealing his car

    • C.

      Kidnapping his sister

    • D.

      Poisoning his sister

    Correct Answer
    C. Kidnapping his sister
    Explanation
    Julio accuses Quentin of kidnapping his sister. This can be inferred from the question which asks what Julio accuses Quentin of doing, and the answer option "Kidnapping his sister" indicates that this is the accusation made by Julio.

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  • 7. 

    Who is Miss Quentin?

    • A.

      Caddy's daughter

    • B.

      Caroline's sister

    • C.

      Quentin, after a gender change

    • D.

      Jason's sister

    Correct Answer
    A. Caddy's daughter
    Explanation
    Miss Quentin is Caddy's daughter. This is evident from the information provided in the question. Caddy is mentioned as a possible option, and it is stated that Miss Quentin is her daughter. Therefore, the correct answer is Caddy's daughter.

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  • 8. 

    Where does Jason work?

    • A.

      A bank

    • B.

      A school

    • C.

      A mine

    • D.

      A farm goods store

    Correct Answer
    D. A farm goods store
    Explanation
    Jason works at a farm goods store.

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  • 9. 

    What state does the Compson family live in?

    • A.

      Mississippi

    • B.

      South Carolina

    • C.

      Massachusetts

    • D.

      Florida

    Correct Answer
    A. Mississippi
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mississippi because in William Faulkner's novel "The Sound and the Fury," which features the Compson family, it is stated that they live in Mississippi.

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  • 10. 

    What is the cause of Mr. Compson's death?

    • A.

      Alcoholism

    • B.

      AIDS

    • C.

      Bullet wound

    • D.

      Influenza

    Correct Answer
    A. Alcoholism
    Explanation
    Mr. Compson's cause of death is alcoholism. This suggests that his excessive and prolonged consumption of alcohol led to his demise. Alcoholism is a chronic disease that can have severe health consequences, including liver damage, heart problems, and an increased risk of accidents and injuries. It is likely that Mr. Compson's alcohol abuse ultimately resulted in his death.

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  • 11. 

    What holiday was it in the last chapter?

    • A.

      Christmas

    • B.

      Easter

    • C.

      Thanksgiving

    • D.

      Hanukkah

    Correct Answer
    B. Easter
    Explanation
    In the last chapter of the book, the holiday mentioned is Easter. This can be inferred from the context of the chapter, where the characters are described participating in Easter-related activities such as painting eggs, attending church services, and having a festive meal. Additionally, the traditions and symbols associated with Easter, such as the Easter Bunny and Easter egg hunts, are mentioned throughout the chapter. Therefore, Easter is the most logical and appropriate answer.

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  • 12. 

    Who is Lorraine?

    • A.

      The mistress Jason keeps in Memphis.

    • B.

      Their babysitter

    • C.

      The family dog

    • D.

      Caddy's daughter

    Correct Answer
    A. The mistress Jason keeps in Memphis.
    Explanation
    Lorraine is the mistress that Jason keeps in Memphis. This suggests that Jason is involved in an extramarital affair with Lorraine, who resides in Memphis. The other options, such as their babysitter, the family dog, or Caddy's daughter, are not relevant to the question and can be disregarded.

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  • 13. 

    A flower that grows in the south. Benjy likes it.

    • A.

      Jimsonweed

    • B.

      Tulips

    • C.

      Cherry blossoms

    • D.

      Fern

    Correct Answer
    A. Jimsonweed
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Jimsonweed because it is a flower that grows in the south, and Benjy likes it.

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  • 14. 

    True or False. Quentin wants to claim Caddy's baby.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Quentin wants to claim Caddy's baby. This means that Quentin desires to assert legal or parental rights over the child that belongs to Caddy. The answer "True" indicates that Quentin indeed wants to make this claim.

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  • 15. 

    Dilsey is the Compson's _______.

    • A.

      Cook

    • B.

      Maid

    • C.

      Cat

    • D.

      Milkman

    Correct Answer
    A. Cook
    Explanation
    Dilsey is referred to as the Compson's cook.

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  • 16. 

    What does Quentin break before he leaves his dorm room?

    • A.

      His watch

    • B.

      The mirror

    • C.

      This glasses

    • D.

      His gold chain

    Correct Answer
    A. His watch
    Explanation
    Quentin breaks his watch before he leaves his dorm room.

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  • 17. 

    Mrs. Compson favors ________.

    Correct Answer
    Jason
    Explanation
    Mrs. Compson favors Jason.

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  • 18. 

    Benjy frequently notes that Caddy_______.

    • A.

      Is a tomboy

    • B.

      Is pregnant

    • C.

      Smells like trees

    • D.

      Is rebellious

    Correct Answer
    C. Smells like trees
  • 19. 

    The money Miss Quentin takes from Jason's room is what?

    • A.

      A loan from Jason's mother

    • B.

      Jason's monthly paycheck

    • C.

      Money he has embezzled from Earl's hardware store

    • D.

      Rightfully hers

    Correct Answer
    D. Rightfully hers
    Explanation
    The money Miss Quentin takes from Jason's room is rightfully hers.

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