Main Street Overview Quiz

Main Street Overview Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

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

    What are Carol's first impressions of Gopher Prairie?

  • Question 2

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

  • Question 3

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

  • Question 4

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

  • Question 5

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

  • Question 6

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

  • Question 7

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

  • Question 8

    Where does Carol meet her future husband?

  • Question 9

    Who had an affair with Will before he married Carol?

  • Question 10

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

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