The Yellow Wallpaper Quiz

10 Questions
Short Story Quizzes & Trivia

Have you read the book, The yellow Paper? How much information do you recall from the said book? Take this quiz if you have read the book to find out how much of the content you digested.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the narrator's brother's profession?
    • A. 

      Lawyer

    • B. 

      Writer

    • C. 

      Physician

    • D. 

      Dentist

  • 2. 
    To what physician does John at one point threaten to send the narrator?
    • A. 

      Her father

    • B. 

      Dr. Hutchinson

    • C. 

      Weir Mitchell

    • D. 

      Her brother

  • 3. 
    What kind of house are they in?
    • A. 

      A small cottage

    • B. 

      A colonial mansion

    • C. 

      A Victorian mansion

    • D. 

      A cabin

  • 4. 
    What is happening to the couple's own house while they are away?
    • A. 

      It is being remodeled

    • B. 

      It has burned down

    • C. 

      It is being sold

    • D. 

      They have rented it out

  • 5. 
     What is one major similarity between the narrator's room and the wallpaper's pattern?
    • A. 

      They both are chaotic

    • B. 

      They both do not let in sunshine

    • C. 

      They both have bars

    • D. 

      They both have windows

  • 6. 
    What is caught in the wallpaper's pattern?
    • A. 

      Trapped hands

    • B. 

      Nothing

    • C. 

      Strangled heads

    • D. 

      Men

  • 7. 
    How does the narrator describe the odor of the wallpaper?
    • A. 

      As a "wallpaper-like smell"

    • B. 

      As a "banana smell"

    • C. 

      As a "lemony smell"

    • D. 

      As a "yellow smell"

  • 8. 
    When the narrator tells John that she thinks there is something strange about the house, what does John say that she is feeling?
    • A. 

      Foolish

    • B. 

      A draught

    • C. 

      A storm

    • D. 

      A headache

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a reason the narrator's husband gives for refusing to use the first-floor room as a bedroom?
    • A. 

      There is no room nearby that the husband can use if he chooses to sleep in a separate room.

    • B. 

      It has only one window

    • C. 

      He likes that room best.

    • D. 

      It is too small for two beds.

  • 10. 
    Who did the narrator have visit for the Fourth of July?
    • A. 

      Nellie and the children

    • B. 

      Lieutenant Jimmy Cross

    • C. 

      Her brother and his wife

    • D. 

      No one