How Well Do You Know "Gone With The Wind" Characters?

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"Gone with the Wind" is a 1939 American epic historical romance film that was adapted from Margaret Mitchell's novel. It is set in the 19th-century American South and tells the story of Scarlett O'Hara, daughter of a Georgia plantation owner. It takes place during the American Civil War and Reconstruction era and is told from the perspective of white Southerners. Take this quiz to test your knowledge on the "Gone with the Wind" characters!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which man did Scarlett O'Hara NOT marry?

    • A.

      Ashley Wilkes

    • B.

      Charles Hamilton

    • C.

      Frank Kennedy

    • D.

      Rhett Butler

    Correct Answer
    A. Ashley Wilkes
    Explanation
    Scarlett O'Hara did not marry Ashley Wilkes. Throughout the novel and film Gone with the Wind, Scarlett has a strong infatuation with Ashley, but he marries Melanie Hamilton instead. Scarlett marries Charles Hamilton, Melanie's brother, in an effort to make Ashley jealous. After Charles dies, Scarlett marries Frank Kennedy, a wealthy businessman, but their marriage is short-lived. Finally, she marries Rhett Butler, with whom she has a tumultuous relationship.

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  • 2. 

    Who is Ashley Wilkes' wife and cousin?

    • A.

      Scarlett

    • B.

      Ellen

    • C.

      Melanie

    • D.

      Susan

    Correct Answer
    C. Melanie
    Explanation
    Ashley Wilkes' wife and cousin is Melanie. This is evident from the question which asks about Ashley Wilkes' wife and cousin, and the correct answer option, Melanie, fits this description.

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  • 3. 

    What is Ellen O'Hara's ancestry?

    • A.

      Italian

    • B.

      French

    • C.

      German

    • D.

      Irish

    Correct Answer
    B. French
    Explanation
    Ellen O'Hara's ancestry is French.

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  • 4. 

    Which disease caused Ellen O'Hara's death?

    • A.

      Smallpox

    • B.

      Influenza

    • C.

      Typhoid

    • D.

      Tuberculosis

    Correct Answer
    C. Typhoid
    Explanation
    Ellen O'Hara's cause of death was typhoid. This can be inferred from the given options, where typhoid is one of the diseases listed. However, without additional information, it is not possible to provide a more specific explanation regarding the circumstances of her death or any other relevant details.

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  • 5. 

    How many children does Scarlett O'Hara have?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    Scarlett O'Hara has three children.

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  • 6. 

    Charles Hamilton is Scarlett's first husband and Melanie Wilkes' _____________.

    • A.

      Ex-husband

    • B.

      Brother

    • C.

      Father

    • D.

      Cousin

    Correct Answer
    B. Brother
    Explanation
    Charles Hamilton is Scarlett's first husband and Melanie Wilkes' brother. This means that Charles and Melanie share a sibling relationship.

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  • 7. 

    Which disease leads to Charles Hamilton's death, causing him to never reach a battlefield and see his son?

    • A.

      Pneumonia

    • B.

      Tuberculosis

    • C.

      Cholera

    • D.

      Malaria

    Correct Answer
    A. Pneumonia
    Explanation
    Charles Hamilton's cause of death is pneumonia, which prevented him from reaching a battlefield and seeing his son.

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  • 8. 

    Eugenie Victoria "Bonnie Blue" is Scarlett and _____________'s strong-willed daughter.

    • A.

      Frank

    • B.

      Charles

    • C.

      Ashley

    • D.

      Rhett

    Correct Answer
    D. Rhett
    Explanation
    Rhett is the correct answer because in the given question, it is mentioned that Eugenie Victoria "Bonnie Blue" is Scarlett and _______'s strong-willed daughter. Since Rhett is the only option provided that could potentially be the father of Bonnie Blue, it can be inferred that Rhett is the missing name.

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  • 9. 

    What is the name of Scarlett's nurse from birth?

    • A.

      Pork

    • B.

      Mammy

    • C.

      Dilcey

    • D.

      Prissy

    Correct Answer
    B. Mammy
    Explanation
    Mammy is the correct answer because in the novel "Gone with the Wind" by Margaret Mitchell, Mammy is the name of Scarlett's nurse from birth. Mammy plays a significant role in Scarlett's life, serving as a mother figure and providing guidance and support. Mammy's character is portrayed as strong, wise, and fiercely loyal to Scarlett and her family.

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  • 10. 

    When Gerald O'Hara died, what did Scarlett give to Pork, Gerald O'Hara's first slave?

    • A.

      A pocket watch

    • B.

      A book

    • C.

      Freedom

    • D.

      Gerald O'Hara's walking stick

    Correct Answer
    A. A pocket watch
    Explanation
    After Gerald O'Hara's death, Scarlett gave his first slave, Pork, a pocket watch. This gesture could symbolize Scarlett's gratitude or appreciation towards Pork for his loyalty and service to her father. The pocket watch may also hold sentimental value, representing a cherished possession of Gerald's that Scarlett wanted to pass on to someone who had been close to him for many years.

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