Everybody who has been through high school knows about crushes... and if you don't yet, you soon will. Act 1 Scene 1 introduces us one of the "star cross'd lovers" the Chorus warns of in the Prologue. Here, the audience witnesses Romeo's teenaged angst and observes how he responds to the friend who tries to console him. Romeo is in love with being in love. Take our quiz and make sure you understand the initial motivations for the tragedy that follows. Each of our questions is ranked so that you can understand the level of difficulty. See how your score compares with others who have also taken this quiz. What have you got to lose? What you'll gain is a better grade!
"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.
What makes for a real "hood" or criminal? Ponyboy thinks he knows. Do you? Chapter 1 of S.E. Hinton's classic novel for young adults introduces the main rivals and their struggles. Be sure you understand the conflicts between the Socs and the Greasers by taking the quiz over Chapter 1 of The Outsiders from eNotes.
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.
Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy his own age who is imprisoned in the Auschwitz death camp. Be sure you understand how these two children formed a bond and what happens to Bruno by taking the eNotes quiz about the main character from The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne.
All children can let their imaginations run away with them, and Scout, Jem, and Dill are no exceptions. How well are you following their exploits? Take this eNotes quiz on Chapter 5 of To Kill a Mockingbird to find out! Five questions let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of the major points of this chapter.
It is December. This should be a time eagerly anticipated by people Jonas's age, but instead this member of the "Elevens" has a sense of foreboding. In fact, everyone in his year feels uneasy. Be sure you understand what is going on in Jonas's world and what is making many in his community so uncomfortable by taking the quiz over Chapter 1 in The Giver by Lois Lowry from eNotes.
"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 over Macbeth Act 1, Scene 2. Each of our questions is ranked by level of difficulty by gauging how many times each question has been answered correctly. Did you score a six or higher? You rock. Go ahead. See how you do!
Do you know what's in the knothole this time and who is leaving trinkets for the children? Take the eNotes quiz on Chapter 7 of To Kill a Mockingbird to be sure! Five questions let you know in a flash if you have a good grasp of the major points of this chapter.