A Separate Peace Quiz

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A Separate Peace Quizzes & Trivia

By: Lauren Lewandowski & Max St. George Period 3


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Gene's extreme belief that Finny was trying to sabotage his grades by playing games, causing him to push Finny out of a tree was brought upon by which of these traits? 
    • A. 

      Envy

    • B. 

      Irresponsibility

    • C. 

      Denial

    • D. 

      Carelessness

  • 2. 
    The bone marrow that got to Finny's heart ended up killing him. How is the name Gene symbolic to this situation?
    • A. 

      Finny was wearing jeans when he died

    • B. 

      There are genes in bone marrow

    • C. 

      Gene had tried on Finny's jeans while he was away

    • D. 

      Genes are made of poisonous materials

  • 3. 
    Why does Finny refuse to belive that there is a war going on while he is injured?
    • A. 

      His broken leg caused brain damage

    • B. 

      He didn't want Gene to leave him

    • C. 

      He thought it was a game

    • D. 

      He wanted to be in the war badly, but wasn't able to join

  • 4. 
    In the beginning of the story Gene says that he overlooked the fact that the stairs were "very hard." What literary term is this?
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Allusion

    • C. 

      Foreshadowing

    • D. 

      Tone

  • 5. 
    Which charater was described as 5'8.5" and 140 pounds? 
    • A. 

      Finny

    • B. 

      Gene

    • C. 

      Leper

    • D. 

      Chet Douglas

  • 6. 
    What does Finny get Gene to do in the beginning of the story? 
    • A. 

      Enlist in the army

    • B. 

      Jump out of a tree

    • C. 

      Make a cheat sheet for an upcoming test

    • D. 

      Run away from Devon

  • 7. 
    What causes Finny to break his leg the first time?
    • A. 

      Playing football

    • B. 

      Falling down the stairs

    • C. 

      Gene jostling the limb

    • D. 

      Falling off a bike

  • 8. 
    When Gene first brought up the war after Finny returned to Devon, Finny said that the war was real
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    There is an implied metaphore comparing the Devon River to ____ because it was calm and pure. 
  • 10. 
    What is Finny a symbol of? 
    • A. 

      Hatred

    • B. 

      Envy

    • C. 

      Peace

    • D. 

      Love

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