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

  • Question 3

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

  • Question 4

    Why does Lennie become so angry with Crooks?

  • Question 5

    What injury does Lennie inflict on Curley?

  • Question 6

    Why did Lennie and George have to leave Weed?

  • Question 7

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

  • Question 8

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

  • Question 9

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

  • Question 10

    What is Lennie afraid will happen after he injures Curley?

  • Question 11

    How is Lennie related to George?

  • Question 12

    Why does Lennie get punched by Curley?

  • Question 13

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

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