"The past is never dead. It's not even past," William Faulkner argued. If Jay Gatsby was to claim a motto, this surely would be it. Chapter 6 finds Gatsby contending with his past as others stumble upon some uncomfortable truths. Gatsby is constantly struggling with trying to drag his dreamlike past into the reality of the future. Be sure you understand some of Gatsby's back story and what is going on in the present by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz to Chapter 6. Each of our questions is ranked so that you can understand the level of difficulty and see how your score compares with others who have also taken this quiz. Give it a try!
Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. Have you figured out the many things that are "rotten" yet? Be sure you understand what is going on in the opening scene by taking this quiz over Act 1, Scene 1 of Hamlet from eNotes. Five questions let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of the major points of this scene.
“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!
How well do you understand what happens between Jem, Scout, and Calpurnia in Chapter 12? Take the quiz on Chapter 25 of To Kill a Mockingbird from eNotes and find out! Five questions will 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!
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.
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.
"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.