A Separate Peace Chapters 4-7

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A Separate Peace Chapters 4-7 - Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Finny's House was in this city and of this style
    • A. 

      New Orleans and Tudor

    • B. 

      New York and Brownstone

    • C. 

      Boston and Greek Revival

    • D. 

      Connecticut and Georgian

  • 2. 
    Gene fails his quiz in this subject after hurrying back from this place.
    • A. 

      French and Blitzball

    • B. 

      Latin and the pool

    • C. 

      Trigonometry and the beach

    • D. 

      Physics and the beach

  • 3. 
    Gene's major academic rival for valedictorian is:
    • A. 

      Brinker Hadley

    • B. 

      Chet Douglas

    • C. 

      Finny

    • D. 

      Leper Lepellier

  • 4. 
    The idyllic view of Devon from the tree limb marks:
    • A. 

      The end of perfect youth

    • B. 

      Signs that a storm is on the far horizon

    • C. 

      Reminder that it is time for dinner

    • D. 

      That this location is in the deep South

  • 5. 
    Finny, at the moment before he falls:
    • A. 

      Reaches out for Gene's extended hand

    • B. 

      Calls out to Gene

    • C. 

      Looks at Gene with "extreme interest"

    • D. 

      Smiles at Gene

  • 6. 
    Finny jokes that he will do this if Gene becomes valedictorian
    • A. 

      Give Gene his pink shirt

    • B. 

      Kill himself

    • C. 

      Expel Gene from the Super Suicide Society of the Summer Session

    • D. 

      Throw a party

  • 7. 
    .What does Dr. Stanpole tell Gene about Finny’s injury?        
    • A. 

      That Finny will be in a wheelchair for the rest of his life

    • B. 

      That Finny’s leg will heal so as to be stronger than before

    • C. 

      That Finny will be able to walk again but sports are over

    • D. 

      That Finny may die

  • 8. 
      What job does Gene try to take to avoid playing actively on a sports team?
    • A. 

      football coach

    • B. 

      Ultimate Frisbee referee

    • C. 

      chess teacher

    • D. 

      Assistant crew manager

  • 9. 
    Gene wrestles with Quackenbush and is baptized into the harsh world of experience by:
    • A. 

      Falling into the Devon

    • B. 

      By losing his front tooth from a punch

    • C. 

      Getting assigned to school discipline

    • D. 

      Falling into the Nagaumasset

  • 10. 
    Gene does tell Finny that he jounced the tree limb deliberately
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    When school actually opens in the fall, Finny is Gene's room-mate again.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Brinker Hadley's most salient physical characteristic is: 
    • A. 

      Red hair

    • B. 

      Oversize glasses

    • C. 

      Large nose

    • D. 

      Commodious rear end

  • 13. 
    Leper collects these:
    • A. 

      Beaver dams

    • B. 

      Snails

    • C. 

      Stamps

    • D. 

      Newspaper clippings of war heroes from Devon

  • 14. 
    The names of the two rivers, possibly representing the dark, unconscious  id and the more self-controlled and socially appropriate moral ego, are:
    • A. 

      Squamsett and Exeter

    • B. 

      Thames and Charles

    • C. 

      Naguamsett and Devon

    • D. 

      Big Two Hearted River and Montana

  • 15. 
    In "Ode to an Athlete Dying Young" this point is not made:
    • A. 

      A young boy now resides in a graveyard

    • B. 

      A middle aged major ordered a youth to his death while the major ate and drank

    • C. 

      A young boy was once carried in celebration "shoulder high."

    • D. 

      The boy was perhaps fortunate to miss the process of aging

  • 16. 
    Name the particular activity engaging all the boys in the war effort that happens the same day as Finny's return to Devon:
    • A. 

      Apple picking

    • B. 

      Having a parade for students heading to war

    • C. 

      Collecting metais to be melted for bullets

    • D. 

      Shoveling snow off the railroad tracks

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