Literature Trivia Test On "The Most Dangerous Game"

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Literature Trivia Test On "The Most Dangerous Game" - Quiz

Below is a literature trivia test on the most dangerous game by Richard Connel. The story can be seen as scary for some and thrilling for others, how did you see it when you read it? The quiz is perfect for seeing just how much you remember the book and how much it helped with your grammar. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

     At the beginning of the story, Rainsford and _____________are on a boat bound for the Amazon forest. 

    • A.

      Sanger

    • B.

      Whitney

    • C.

      Ivan

    • D.

      Zaroff

    Correct Answer
    B. Whitney
    Explanation
    At the beginning of the story, Rainsford and Whitney are on a boat bound for the Amazon forest. Whitney is Rainsford's friend and fellow hunter, who accompanies him on this journey. They are both excited about their upcoming hunting expedition in the Amazon forest.

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  • 2. 

    Rainsford plans on hunting _____________ when he arrives in the Amazon?

    • A.

      Elephant

    • B.

      Tigers

    • C.

      Jaguar

    • D.

      Deer

    Correct Answer
    C. Jaguar
    Explanation
    Rainsford plans on hunting jaguars when he arrives in the Amazon.

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  • 3. 

    Rainsford hears _____________ and jumps up on the rail of the boat to hear better?

    • A.

      Gunshots

    • B.

      Screams

    • C.

      Planes

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Gunshots
    Explanation
    Rainsford hears gunshots and jumps up on the rail of the boat to hear better. Gunshots are loud and sudden noises that would naturally grab someone's attention. Rainsford's reaction of jumping up on the rail suggests that he is alert and curious about the source of the gunshots. This implies that the gunshots are significant and potentially dangerous, leading Rainsford to want to hear them more clearly.

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  • 4. 

    Rainsford falls overboard when he loses his _________ and lunges for it?

    • A.

      Hat

    • B.

      Pipe

    • C.

      Keys

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Pipe
    Explanation
    In the story, "The Most Dangerous Game," Rainsford falls overboard when he loses his pipe and lunges for it. This event occurs when Rainsford is on a yacht and hears gunshots coming from an island. Curious, he goes to investigate and accidentally drops his pipe into the water. Without thinking, he instinctively reaches for it and ends up falling overboard. This incident sets off a chain of events that leads to Rainsford becoming the hunted in a deadly game on the island.

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  • 5. 

    What is the name of the island that Rainsford was able to swim to?

    • A.

      Ship Rap Island

    • B.

      Shipp Trap Island

    • C.

      Trap Ship Island

    • D.

      Ship Trap Island

    Correct Answer
    D. Ship Trap Island
    Explanation
    Rainsford was able to swim to Ship Trap Island.

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  • 6. 

    After he arrives on the island, Rainsford follows the coastline and eventually reaches a large ______________?

    • A.

      Lake

    • B.

      Mansion

    • C.

      Desert

    • D.

      Parking lot

    Correct Answer
    B. Mansion
    Explanation
    After arriving on the island, Rainsford explores the surrounding area by following the coastline. Eventually, he comes across a large structure, which is referred to as a mansion. This suggests that Rainsford has stumbled upon a grand and impressive building, possibly indicating that he has encountered a significant location or the residence of an important character.

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  • 7. 

    When Rainsford knocks on the large door, ______________ opens it?

    • A.

      Whitney

    • B.

      General

    • C.

      Zaroff

    • D.

      Ivan

    Correct Answer
    D. Ivan
    Explanation
    When Rainsford knocks on the large door, Ivan opens it. This can be inferred from the context of the question, as Ivan is often portrayed as Zaroff's loyal servant and bodyguard in the story "The Most Dangerous Game." Therefore, it is likely that Ivan would be the one to open the door for Rainsford.

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  • 8. 

    Rainsford then meets a sophisticated General Zaroff who speaks about the game he ___________on the island?

    • A.

      Plays

    • B.

      Hunts

    • C.

      Solves

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Hunts
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hunts". In the sentence, it is mentioned that Rainsford meets General Zaroff, who speaks about the game he ___________ on the island. The word "game" suggests that General Zaroff is talking about hunting animals on the island. Therefore, the word "hunts" is the most appropriate choice to complete the sentence.

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  • 9. 

    Rainsford discovers that the general hunts _____________ on the island?

    • A.

      Water buffalo

    • B.

      Jaguars

    • C.

      Human

    • D.

      Tigers

    Correct Answer
    A. Water buffalo
    Explanation
    Rainsford discovers that the general hunts water buffalo on the island. This is evident from the context of the question, where Rainsford is exploring the island and encountering various animals. The mention of water buffalo as one of the options suggests that this is the animal being hunted by the general.

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  • 10. 

    Rainford be given 3 hours head start. He will be dressed in hunter's clothes, wear moccasins, and carry a ____________?

    • A.

      Gun

    • B.

      Map

    • C.

      Knife

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Knife
    Explanation
    Rainford will be dressed in hunter's clothes, wear moccasins, and carry a knife. This suggests that Rainford is going on a hunting expedition or some kind of outdoor activity where a knife would be useful. A knife can be used for various purposes such as cutting ropes, preparing food, self-defense, or survival situations. It is a versatile tool that can come in handy in outdoor settings, making it the most appropriate choice among the given options.

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  • 11. 

    The first thing Rainsford tries to do is _________________?

    • A.

      Run and put distance between the general and himself

    • B.

      Climb a tree and hide

    • C.

      Hide in the swamp

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Run and put distance between the general and himself
    Explanation
    Rainsford's immediate response when he realizes that he is being hunted by General Zaroff is to run and create distance between them. This is evident from the text where Rainsford sprints through the dense jungle, utilizing his athleticism and survival skills to try and outpace the General. By attempting to put distance between them, Rainsford hopes to increase his chances of escape and survival.

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  • 12. 

    Rainsford then realizes he has to be more clever and makes three ______________?

    • A.

      Ripples to stump the general

    • B.

      Hunting call to trick the general

    • C.

      Traps

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Traps
    Explanation
    Rainsford then realizes he has to be more clever and makes three traps. This suggests that Rainsford understands that he needs to outsmart the general in order to survive. By setting traps, Rainsford is able to turn the tables and become the hunter instead of the hunted. This shows his resourcefulness and strategic thinking in the dangerous game he is playing.

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  • 13. 

    Which of the following is not one of the three traps Rainsford made?

    • A.

      Malay Mancatcher

    • B.

      Burmese Tiger Trap

    • C.

      Slaying

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Slaying
    Explanation
    The given answer, "Slaying," is not one of the three traps Rainsford made. The traps mentioned in the question are the Malay Mancatcher and the Burmese Tiger Trap. "Slaying" does not refer to a trap, but rather to the act of killing or murdering. Therefore, it is not one of the traps made by Rainsford.

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  • 14. 

    The two men fight and _________________ wins.

    • A.

      Zaroff

    • B.

      Ivan

    • C.

      Rainsord

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. None of the above
    Explanation
    Without any information about who the "none of the above" option refers to, it is impossible to determine who wins the fight. The question does not provide enough context or details to make a definitive choice.

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  • 15. 

    "He had never slept in a better bed _________________ decided".

    • A.

      Whitney

    • B.

      Zaroff

    • C.

      Ivan

    • D.

      Rainsford

    Correct Answer
    D. Rainsford
    Explanation
    The given answer, "Rainsford," is the correct answer because the sentence is referring to someone who had never slept in a better bed and then made a decision. Rainsford is the only option provided that fits this context, indicating that he is the one who had the experience of sleeping in a better bed and subsequently made a decision.

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