"Big Brother is Watching You." These warnings are everywhere as the novel's protagonist, Winston Smith, trudges home after his long day at work as a government employee. Be sure you understand the world Winston lives in, his place in it, and more by taking the quiz from eNotes on Part 1, Chapter 1 of George Orwell's classic dystopian novel, 1984.
All children let their imaginations run away with them, and Scout, Jem, and Dill are no exceptions. How well are you following their exploits? Take this eNotes quiz on Chapter 5 of To Kill a Mockingbird to find out! Five questions let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of the major points of this chapter.
Simon has volunteered to go into the jungle. Why does he offer to do this and what does he find? Be sure you recall these details and more by taking the quiz on Chapter 7 of Lord of the Flies from eNotes.
Arnold “Junior” Spirit is a teenager living in Washington on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Because the tribal schools are subpar, Junior makes the difficult decision to attend school at the all-white Reardon High School off the reservation. Be sure you understand the challenges and conflicts Junior faces by taking the eNotes quiz on The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie.
eNotes' Macbeth Overview Quiz covers important plot points and character developments including the banquet scene, Macbeth's greatest fears, and the subject of Lady Macbeth's hallucinations. Take the quiz to test your knowledge of Shakespeare's most haunting play.
Just a few ladies, hanging around in the country side... Oh, wait... Does that one have warts? And what are they stirring in that huge pot? Is that a... thumb? Welcome to Act 1, Scene 1 of Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Macbeth. No ruby slippers or benevolent witches here. The Bard of Avon really knows how to create a mood. Be sure you understand the witches' puzzles better than Macbeth does by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz for Macbeth Act 1, Scene 1.
The Reverend Hooper has made a strange decision. He has taken to constantly wearing a black veil which totally obscures his face. Do you understand the symbolism and power of the veil, and how it affects not only the Reverend, but also his fiancee and his congregation? Be sure you understand Reverend Hooper by taking the quiz over his character in Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic short story, "The Minister's Black Veil."
Louise Mallard suffers from a heart condition, both literally and metaphorically. Be sure you recall what troubles the woman and what happens in her one solitary hour by taking the eNotes Overview quiz for "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin here.