Short Story Quizzes & Trivia

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A quiz on Vonnegut's short story "Harrison Bergeron"

Questions: 24  |  Attempts: 852   |  Last updated: Oct 23, 2018
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    Diana Moon Glampers held the title "Handicapper General".

Defintions of litterary terms I used in English

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 848   |  Last updated: Feb 7, 2017
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    The central character anround which the conflict revolves.

This is a quiz on Searching for Summer, a short story by Joan Aiken, and a poem by Mary Oliver called "The Sun", as well as characterization. If you have read the book try out this quiz.

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 678   |  Last updated: Oct 23, 2018
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    What color was Lily's wedding dress, and why did she wear this particular color?

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,...

Questions: 9  |  Attempts: 302   |  Last updated: Feb 6, 2018
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    What is the name of the main character?

This quiz is to assist students to recall the basic information covered in the five selected stories throughout the semester from the SINGAPORE SHORT STORIES by Robert Yeo. The stories are: (1) Checkmate by Ong Choo Suat (2)...

Questions: 48  |  Attempts: 279   |  Last updated: Dec 11, 2012
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    "she would rush to office at 9 a.m., come back for a quick change at 5.30 p.m. before rushing out for the evening." Who is this person?




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Short Story Questions & Answers

What was the climax of The Tell-Tale Heart?
I think this is one of those stories where the climax, falling action and resolution is all one. It occurs when he admits his crime.
What is the theme of "Phaethon Gets His Wish"?
D is the correct answer to this question. A lot of people think, especially those who are young, that they already know everything about life. There are some situations that they will experience and they will not think twice about going through them.
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