The Scarlet Letter Overview Quiz

The Scarlet Letter Overview Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

In eNotes' The Scarlet Letter Overview Quiz find ten essential questions on Hawthorne's classic novel, covering characters, plot details, setting and more to help you in your review.

  • Question 1

    Why does Hester name her daughter "Pearl"?

  • Question 2

    Who does Hester say fathered her daughter?

  • Question 3

    What startling claim does Pearl make?

  • Question 4

    What vow does Dr. Prynne (now known as Roger Chillingworth) make?

  • Question 5

    Why has Hester's husband been away?

  • Question 6

    What additional punishment must Hester endure following her imprisonment?

  • Question 7

    What power does Hester imagine the letter has given her?

  • Question 8

    What is the only thing of beauty at the prison?

  • Question 9

    What does Chillingworth say would be the best vengeance?

  • Question 10

    What skill brings Hester fame?

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