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Harry and his friends continue to rid Grimmauld Place of unwelcome creatures in chapter 6 of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Make sure you remember what creatures they find, what surprising family connections are revealed, and more in this eNotes quiz.
The trial has begun and one of the main witnesses, Bob Ewell, has some significant inconsistencies in his story. What lies is Bob telling and how do you know? Be sure you understand the events and characters of this fast-paced chapter by taking the quiz over Chapter 17 of To Kill a Mockingbird from eNotes! Five questions let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of the major points of this chapter.
Jonathan Edward's fiery sermon is the most frequently anthologized sermon in American literature. Be sure you recall what makes this Puritan document so compelling and worthy of study by taking this quiz over "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" from eNotes.
Famous last words, gruesome murders, and tragic suicides abound in William Shakespeare's darker plays. How well do you know the bloody ins and outs of the bard's work? Take this eNotes quiz on Shakespearean deaths to find out!
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