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George Milton in Of Mice and Men Quiz

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George Milton in Of Mice and Men Quiz

George Milton is Lennie Smalls' best friend. The two have an unusual but balanced relationship: Lennie is the brawn while George is the brains. Because of Lennie's mental challenges, George is often forced to be his protector and apologist, a role George sometimes resents but always fulfills. Be sure you understand the complexities of George Milton by taking the eNotes quiz over his character in John Steinbeck's classic novella, Of Mice and Men.

  • Question 1

    Which of the following is NOT one of George's dreams?

  • Question 2

    To what animal is George compared?

  • Question 3

    Why does George feel he has to be the one to kill Lennie?

  • Question 4

    Who does George allow to "buy into" the dream he and Lennie share?

  • Question 5

    After George shoots Lennie, what does Slim tell him?

  • Question 6

    To whom did George make a promise to always take care of Lennie?

  • Question 7

    True or False: George lacks ambition and is content with migrant work

  • Question 8

    Where does George tell Lennie to hide if he gets in trouble?

  • Question 9

    True or False: George never yells at Lennie

  • Question 10

    How is George related to Lennie?

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