Lennie Small in Of Mice and Men Quiz

Lennie Small in Of Mice and Men Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

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

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

  • Question 2

    What injury does Lennie inflict on Curley?

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

  • Question 6

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

  • Question 7

    What is Lennie afraid will happen after he injures Curley?

  • Question 8

    Why did Lennie and George have to leave Weed?

  • Question 9

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

  • Question 10

    How is Lennie related to George?

  • Question 11

    Why does Lennie get punched by Curley?

  • Question 12

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

  • Question 13

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

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