The Time Machine Quizzes & Trivia

When he was an old man H. G. Wells told a friend that he wanted his tombstone to read ‘God damn you! I told you so!’ That’s one important aspect to keep in mind when you analyze the many aspects related to the book ‘The Time Machine’, H. G. Well’s first novel. On first glance, you might think that Wells was warning us that there are monsters underneath the ground, but in fact, he wanted to warn us about not to get too comfortable.

It's not monsters that are going to get us – it's time. Learn more things about this ever-lasting novel by taking the following quizzes and answering question like: “Why does the unnamed narrator get the last word?”, “How does the Time Traveler make his story more believable?”, and “Why do so many characters not have names?”


Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 391   |  Last updated: Feb 13, 2013
  • Sample Question
    What is the setting of the story?

This is a Learning Support English Language Arts quiz for the abridged adaptation of The Time Machine for a high school classroom, grades 9-12. 

Questions: 6  |  Attempts: 50   |  Last updated: Sep 1, 2016
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    In what year was The Time Machine published? 

Time machines are not real but they certainly cross our minds from time to time. There are places or people we wish to go back and see sometimes. Even though there's no such things as a machine taking us through time,...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 10   |  Last updated: May 8, 2017
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    If you had to go to 1907 in Russia, which composer will you mostly hear of there?

This is a quiz for a Learning Support English Language Arts class on The Time Machine. It focuses on material from chapters 1-8, specifically on chapters 5-8 of an adapted version of the text. 

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 5   |  Last updated: Apr 15, 2016




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