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Main Street Overview Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

Main Street Overview Quiz

Test your knowledge of Sinclair Lewis's novel with eNotes' Main Street Overview Quiz. Includes questions on important plot points and themes, such as small towns vs. big cities.

  • Question 1

    Where does Carol meet her future husband?

  • Question 2

    How do people react to Carol's exotic Chinese-themed party?

  • Question 3

    What derogatory name do the locals give Erik Valborg, the poet?

  • Question 4

    Who had an affair with Will before he married Carol?

  • Question 5

    What does the Thanatopsis Club plan to do in a single afternoon?

  • Question 6

    What are Carol's first impressions of Gopher Prairie?

  • Question 7

    Why do the local women find Carol's relationship with Bea improper?

  • Question 8

    How does Will describe the people who live in his hometown?

  • Question 9

    When Carol starts a theater company, what sort of play do the residents want to perform?

  • Question 10

    How does Will react when he finds Carol and Erik walking alone in the woods?

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