The Scarlet Letter Quizzes & Trivia

Take these quizzes about Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter to find out which major themes were popular during the times of this great work. Remind yourself, and get enthralled by the peculiar details of this romantic novel. Are you ready to answer our challenging and interesting questions?

Did you know that the Scarlet Letter is widely referenced in popular culture and especially in the film industry? Would you guess which historical characters were referred to in the Scarlet Letter? Let yourself be absorbed into the world of 17th century Massachusetts and enjoy the detailed quizzes on the authors view/opinion on guilt, sin, repentance, and dignity. What does the notorious symbol “A” stand for? Find out this and more for yourself today!

The book shows us the story of Hester who gets punished as a result of cheating on her husband and is branded with the scarlet letter A on her breasts to show people who she is. The scarlet letter is meant to be a symbol of...

Questions: 21  |  Attempts: 9336   |  Last updated: Jan 24, 2019
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    Hester has embroidered what symbol onto her dress?

This test is a comprehensive test of The Scarlet Letter. Think critically and analytically, ANSWERING ALL QUESTIONS�with the answer that best completes each statement or answers the question.�

Questions: 21  |  Attempts: 7424   |  Last updated: Jan 17, 2017
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    Mark only one answer. Which character committed sexual sin with Hester Prynne?

The scarlet letter shows us the story of Hester Prynne who has been branded as an adulterer and is to be shunned by the community. The letter A on her chest is to be seen as punishment and warning to other people. Have you read...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 5263   |  Last updated: Feb 8, 2019
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    Hester has embroidered what symbol onto her dress?

A nice quiz over the novel The Scarlet Letter.  Made for an overview of chapters three through five.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 903   |  Last updated: Apr 8, 2019
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    Who were the men that sat in judgement of Hester's trial?

This quiz lets you know who you are most like from the book "The Scarlet Letter".

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 282   |  Last updated: Apr 8, 2019
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    What is your favorite color?

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The Scarlet Letter Questions & Answers

Which of the following does not die over the course of the novel?
Many years later,Hesterreturns alone, still wearing thescarlet letter, to live in her old cottage and resume her charitable work. She receives occasional letters from Pearl, who has married a European aristocrat and established a family of her own. W
Where does Hester go to live after she is released from prison?
Option C is correct Hester stayed on the outskirts of Boston after her release from prison. She lived in her little cottage with her daughter, Pearl. No one expected her her to wear the "A" but she constantly wore it on her chest. From th
Who makes Hester promise not to reveal his/her identity in The Scarlet Letter ?
1. Chillingworth, Roger ChillingworthA common mistake is to think that the answer is Dimmesdale. But the novel never recounts Dimmesdale telling Hester to keep his secret. The reader only knows that Hester refuses to tell the name of her partner. Chi
What does Hester make for Governor Winthrop?
Its actually a burial rope. She makes Govenor Billingham the gloves.