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Lennie Small in Of Mice and Men Quiz

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Lennie Small in Of Mice and Men Quiz

Lennie Small is a large man with a brain that doesn't work quite right. He is helped through life by his bosom companion, George Milton. Together, the pair of friends is in pursuit of the American Dream: a home and property to call their own. However, obstacles continually arise to thwart their success. Be sure you understand how Lennie, and the system, contribute to the demise of their mutual happiness by taking the eNotes quiz over the character of Lennie Small in John Steinbeck's classic novella, Of Mice and Men

  • Question 1

    When is Lennie allowed to strike back when Curley hit him?

  • Question 2

    Why does Lennie become so angry with Crooks?

  • Question 3

    True or False: Lennie intended to kill Curley's wife

  • Question 4

    Why does Lennie get punched by Curley?

  • Question 5

    Why did Lennie and George have to leave Weed?

  • Question 6

    What is Lennie afraid will happen after he injures Curley?

  • Question 7

    What does Lennie have in his pocket which George makes him discard?

  • Question 8

    How is Lennie related to George?

  • Question 9

    What must Lennie return to Slim, per George's orders?

  • Question 10

    Per George's instructions, where is Lennie to hide if trouble arises?

  • Question 11

    What is Lennie most looking forward to when he and George have a place of their own?

  • Question 12

    Why won't Lennie talk to Curley's wife at first?

  • Question 13

    What injury does Lennie inflict on Curley?

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