Short Stories Questions Quiz! Trivia Test

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Short Story Quizzes & Trivia

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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?