Short Stories Questions Quiz! Trivia Test

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Everyone loves short stories, and having said that, what about answering some short stories questions. Reading short stories not only helps in polishing one's grammar but adds to their vocabulary. How many stories have you read so far? Have you read the RockPile and remember Elizabeth's account? In this quiz, you will get to refresh your memory on some famous short stories and, at the same time, add on to some others you should read. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In "Breakfast", how do the men seem to feel about working in the cotton fields?
    • A. 

      Pleased

    • B. 

      Resentful

    • C. 

      Exhausted

    • D. 

      Embarrased

  • 2. 
    The most likely reason that Mr. Shiflet abandons Lucy Nell in the diner, in "The Life You Save May Be Your Own", is that he
    • A. 

      Has no further need for her.

    • B. 

      Realizes she doesn't care for him.

    • C. 

      Realizes how much her mother will miss her.

    • D. 

      Thinks she deserves a better life than he can provide.

  • 3. 
    In the story, "The Second Tree from the Corner", Mr. Trexler feels sorry for the patient in the waiting room because Trexler
    • A. 

      Believes the man is mentally ill.

    • B. 

      Thinks the man has problems far worse than his own.

    • C. 

      Thinks the man is feeling the same things he is feeling.

    • D. 

      Knows what the man experienced on the Madison Avenue bus.

  • 4. 
    In "The Rockpile" Sister McCandless acts as a foil to
    • A. 

      Roy.

    • B. 

      John.

    • C. 

      Gabriel.

    • D. 

      Elizabeth.

  • 5. 
    The ending of "A Rose for Emily" is foreshadowed by all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Insanity in Miss Emily's family.

    • B. 

      The china-painting lessons Miss Emily gives.

    • C. 

      The mysterious smell that comes from the house.

    • D. 

      Miss Emily's inability to believe her father is dead.

  • 6. 
    What is old Lucynell's first reaction to Mr. Shiflet?
  • 7. 
    How does Mrs. Crater entice Mr. Shiflet into marrying Lucynell?
  • 8. 
    What does the psychiatrist tell Mr. Trexler that he wants?
  • 9. 
    How does this make Mr. Trexler feel about the psychiatrist's life?
  • 10. 
    In "The Rockpile" what does Elizabeth tell Gabriel about Roy's behavior?
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