One of the most chilling short stories of the twentieth century is Richard Connell's "The Most Dangerous Game." Be sure you understand the psychological and literal terror that takes place in this work by taking the "The Most Dangerous Game" Overview Quiz from eNotes.
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.
Walton has set sail but his adventure takes an unexpected turn when he rescues a stranger. Be sure you understand Walton's initial motivations for the journey and his feeling about the twist in plans by taking this Frankenstein quiz from eNotes. Five questions from Volume 1, Letters 1 to 4 let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of the major points of these letters.
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!
"Tell me about the rabbits, George." Can anyone achieve the American Dream? George and Lennie think they can, even though they are poor and uneducated. Do you remember what happens to derail their hopes? Test your knowledge about John Steinbeck's famous novel by taking the Of Mice and Men quiz 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 over Part 1, Chapter 1 of George Orwell's classic dystopian novel, 1984.
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!
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!
Who or what does Beowulf kill before Beowulf himself dies? Is it a. Grendel, b. Grendel's mother, c. a dragon, or d. Angelina Jolie? Test your knowledge of this mythic tale with eNotes' fun and comprehensive Beowulf Overview Quiz! Ten questions on the plot and characters of this ancient story are here to help you in your quest for better grades. Get started below!