A Streetcar Named Desire

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A Streetcar Named Desire Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz asks questions about information shared previously in a PowerPoint presentation over Streetcar Named Desire. It asks about both the author as well as the story.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What name was Tennessee Williams born with?
    • A. 

      Paul

    • B. 

      Thomas

    • C. 

      John

    • D. 

      Charles

  • 2. 
    What word best describes Tennessee's home life?
    • A. 

      Loving

    • B. 

      Open

    • C. 

      Unstable

    • D. 

      Nomadic

  • 3. 
    From what college did Tennessee earn his degree?
    • A. 

      University of Iowa

    • B. 

      University of Nebraska

    • C. 

      Harvard

    • D. 

      University of Missouri

  • 4. 
    Where did Tennessee move when he was 27?
    • A. 

      New York City

    • B. 

      New Orleans

    • C. 

      Los Angeles

    • D. 

      Chicagp

  • 5. 
    What was the name of Tennessee's lover?
    • A. 

      Sam Lennon

    • B. 

      Paul Joseph

    • C. 

      Adam Trout

    • D. 

      Frank Merlo

  • 6. 
    How did Tennessee Williams die?
    • A. 

      Lung Cancer

    • B. 

      Old age

    • C. 

      Choked to death on a bottle cap

    • D. 

      Car accident

  • 7. 
    In what year is the play set?
    • A. 

      1941

    • B. 

      1949

    • C. 

      1938

    • D. 

      1947

  • 8. 
    Which character was previously  married to  a gay man?
    • A. 

      Stella

    • B. 

      Blanche

    • C. 

      Stanley

    • D. 

      Rose

  • 9. 
    Which word best describes Stanley and Stella's relationship?
    • A. 

      Animalistic

    • B. 

      Loving

    • C. 

      Affectionate

    • D. 

      Stable

  • 10. 
    Which word best describes Stella?
    • A. 

      Powerful

    • B. 

      Outgoing

    • C. 

      Submissive

    • D. 

      Angry

  • 11. 
    Blanche falls in love with which character?
    • A. 

      Stanley

    • B. 

      Mitch

    • C. 

      Alan

    • D. 

      Leonard

  • 12. 
    Between whom is Stella torn?
    • A. 

      Mitch and Stanley

    • B. 

      Blanche and Mitch

    • C. 

      Stanley and Blanche

    • D. 

      Stanley and Harold

  • 13. 
    Which of the following are themes we will study in the story?
    • A. 

      Fantasy vs. Reality

    • B. 

      Alcohol

    • C. 

      Dependence on Men

    • D. 

      Bathing

  • 14. 
    Which of the following are two of the motifs that we will track during the story?
    • A. 

      Darkness

    • B. 

      Light

    • C. 

      Polka Music

    • D. 

      Waltzing

  • 15. 
    Which word best describe Stanley?
    • A. 

      Kind

    • B. 

      Rude

    • C. 

      Friendly

    • D. 

      Sensitive

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