“The key to good eavesdropping is not getting caught," Lemony Snicket warned in "The Blank Book." This is good advice for anyone and it is especially true for Jem, Scout, and Dill as the mischievous trio skulk around Maycomb, looking for ways to keep themselves entertained. Their fun, however, becomes more than a little frightening one summer day. Find out what the children discover by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz on Chapter 6 of To Kill a Mockingbird. Rank your score against others and see how you compare. What have you got to lose? Nothing! What do you have to gain? A better grade!
Sometimes it takes a person outside of a tense situation to bring new light to a conflict. Be sure you understand what has happened to inflame tempers and what it takes to calm folks down by taking the eNotes quiz on Chapter 15 of To Kill a Mockingbird. Five questions let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of the major points of this chapter.
Nick Carraway: literature's original wingman? Gatsby is plotting to get Daisy alone, but he needs Nick to help him. Gatsby uses whatever he has to get Nick to comply: charm, pity, cajoling. Nick plays along but he's beginning to sense some fray in the fabric of Gatsby's persona and in his friend's story. Be sure you are keeping up with Nick's musings and Gatsby's manipulations by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz for The Great Gatsby Chapter 5. Each of our questions is ranked so that you can understand its level of difficulty. See how your score compares with others who have also taken this quiz. Give it a try!
In "The Refugees," we are finally introduced to the De Tournay family, the Comtesse and her two children, Suzanne and the young Vicomte. The Comtesse's husband, the Monsieur Le Comte de Tournay, is still in France. We are led to understand that it is by the skill and guidance of the Scarlet Pimpernel and his league that the de Tournay family are now in England. They partake of refreshment at "The Fisherman's Rest."
In Chapter 2, we are introduced to Mr. Jellyband, the landlord of 'The Fisherman's Rest' in Dover. 'The Fisherman's Rest' is a special inn which is the frequent haunt of the league of the Scarlet Pimpernel.
The stunning tale of one aristocrat who defied the Committee Of Public Safety during the French revolution. In saving aristocrats bound for Madame La Guillotine, the Scarlet Pimpernel has brought the wrath of the French citizenry down on him. This chapter 1 quiz has 10 questions to test your knowledge of the daring rescue of the DeTournay family.
"The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse, " warned Irish philosopher Edmund Burke. He was right. Power is like a drug: the more you have, the more you want. Such is the case with Macbeth. He has proven himself to be a formidable force and has been rewarded for his efforts... but he wants more. Be sure you understand the players and their positions as they strive to achieve and maintain power by taking eNotes' exclusive, interactive quiz on Macbeth Act 1, Scene 2. Each of our questions is ranked by level of difficulty. Did you score a six or higher? You rock. Go ahead. See how you do!
A group of English schoolboys have become stranded on a deserted island. Who will emerge as leader and who will follow? Conflicts arise from the very beginning. Be sure you recall these details and more by taking the quiz on Chapter 1 of Lord of the Flies from eNotes.