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.
"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!
An enigma wrapped in a mystery! By Act 1, Scene 3, things are getting stranger (if that's possible) and more confusing. The Weird Sisters are stirring the pot, both literally and figuratively. Banquo is trying to figure out the witches' riddle. Macbeth is reveling in the old crones' flattery of titles, present and future. Be sure you understand who is being manipulated and why by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz to Macbeth Act 1, Scene 3. 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!
In just a few sentences, it becomes clear that the travelling companions, Lennie Small and George Milton, are in pursuit of the American Dream of being self-sufficient property and homeowners. However, just as quickly, it also becomes apparent that the two have many obstacles in their path. Be sure you understand the challenges the friends face by taking the eNotes quiz over Chapter 1 of John Steinbeck's classic novella, Of Mice and Men.
Think you know the ins and outs of this vignette from Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club? Explore the intricacies of family dynamics by taking the Two Kinds Quiz from eNotes to find out! Contains five questions about the complicated relationship between Jing-mei and her demanding mother.
Winston's writing is interrupted by his neighbor. When he returns to his task, he suddenly recalls a dream; its cryptic message makes Winston uneasy. Be sure you recall the dream and more by taking this eNotes quiz on Part 1, Chapter 2 of George Orwell's classic dystopian novel, 1984.
eNotes' The Tempest Overview Quiz covers important questions on Shakespeare's tale of Prospero's island, including "What is Prospero’s final request to Ariel?" and "What does Ariel transform into in Act III?" Quiz yourself on this Shakespearean comedy below!
Catching Fire is the third in the best-selling Hunger Games saga. In this book, Katiness Everdeen must fight new battles as well as old foes. Be sure you recall the important events and characters in Catching Fire by taking the eNotes quiz for the novel.