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 to Macbeth Act 1, Scene 1. 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!
Unfortunately for Scout, school in Maycomb falls short of her expectations. Do you understand why? Take this eNotes quiz on Chapter 3 of To Kill a Mockingbird and find out! Five questions let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of the major points of this chapter.
Scout has to cope with the realization that her teacher is not fair or nice. It's a painful lesson for all children to learn that adults are not always trustworthy. Be sure you understand the relationship between Scout, Miss Carolina, Walter and other students by taking the quiz over Chapter 2 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.
Scout. Atticus. Jem. These are some of the most recognized names in American literature but what do you really know about these iconic characters and others in Harper Lee's beloved novel To Kill a Mockingbird? Take the quiz from eNotes and find out!
Why has Montresor vowed revenge against his friend Fortunato, and where does he take him? Find the answers to these questions and more in eNotes' "The Cask of Amontillado" Overview Quiz. Test your knowledge of Poe's chilling tale today!
Welcome to West Egg and East Egg... where the class divisions are real and the points truly matter! In creating his divided world, Fitzgerald is giving a nod to his literary predecessor, Johnathan Swift, whose novel "Gulliver's Travels" describes a society where arbitrary rules are established and followed, where greater meant more privileged and lesser meant un-moneyed. Such is the case in Gatsby's world, and in Nick's, where all characters are superficially defined by their means. Make sure you understand who moves in which circles by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz to The Great GatsbyChapter 1. 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 below!
There's nothing like a little mystery to enliven a child's summer vacation. Little presents are appearing for Scout, Jem, and Dill, but who is giving them trinkets and why? Find out if you have discovered what's going on by taking the quiz over Chapter 4 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.
"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 over Part 1, Chapter 1 of George Orwell's classic dystopian novel, 1984.
How much do you know about the cycle of dramatic works derived from Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life? Take The Miracle Worker quiz from eNotes to find out. Contains ten questions about the special relationship between Anne Sullivan and Helen Keller.
From the tale's bleak beginning to Scrooge's great transformation, eNotes' A Christmas Carol Overview Quiz covers the major and minor details of Dickens' famous work, with questions on characters and important events to help you in your studies.