Ralph has commanded that a fire be built. What is his purpose and what results from the action? Be sure you recall these details and more by taking the quiz over Chapter 2 of Lord of the Flies from eNotes.
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!
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.
Our 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.
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.
"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!
“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!
With questions on Chris McCandless' fatal journey along the Stampede trail, eNotes' Into the Wild Overview Quiz is the perfect study tool to review your reading of Jon Krakauer's biographical novel. Test your knowledge below.
"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 that glisters is not gold," the Prince of Morocco warns in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice. These wise words should be applied to any situation or person who seems too good to be true. It certainly is the case here with Gatsby and his lavish parties. No one here is completely as they seem, no one is as merry or as care-free as they might want others to think. Be sure you understand each character's motivations as they interact with one another in Chapter 3 by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz below. 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!