Soldiers Home Short Story By Ernest Hemingway Quiz

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Included in the 1925 Contact Collection of Contemporary Writers, Soldier's Home by Ernest Hemingway is an interesting read especially if you are in the acting industry or just love short stories. If you have read it, gauge your knowledge below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of the main character?
    • A. 

      Harold Krebs

    • B. 

      Jim Krebs

    • C. 

      Ernest Hemingway

    • D. 

      Bill Hemingway

  • 2. 
    Where does the main character live?
    • A. 

      Kansas

    • B. 

      Kentucky

    • C. 

      California

    • D. 

      Illinois

  • 3. 
    What did Kreb’s parents want him to do?
    • A. 

      Stop moping around

    • B. 

      Find a girlfriend

    • C. 

      Get a job

    • D. 

      Work for his father

  • 4. 
    Who’s kingdom did Krebs say he didn’t belong in?
    • A. 

      His father's

    • B. 

      God's

    • C. 

      His familie's

    • D. 

      The town's

  • 5. 
    Which of Kreb's sisters plays softball?
    • A. 

      Julie

    • B. 

      Jill

    • C. 

      Nancy

    • D. 

      Helen

  • 6. 
    Who owns the family car?
    • A. 

      Kreb's father

    • B. 

      His mother

    • C. 

      Helen

    • D. 

      Ernest

  • 7. 
    Why doesn’t Kreb’s want a girlfriend?
    • A. 

      He doesn't have time

    • B. 

      He doesn't want to talk

    • C. 

      His parents don't think he's ready

    • D. 

      He is scared of women

  • 8. 
    Why is Kreb’s received poorly after the war?
    • A. 

      He arrives two years after the war

    • B. 

      The other heroes already came home

    • C. 

      His stories are old news

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Describe in a short essay how Kreb’s relates to Ernest Hemingway, and his experiences in the war.