The Scarlet Letter Overview Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

The Scarlet Letter Overview Quiz

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

    What does Chillingworth say would be the best vengeance?

  • Question 2

    Why has Hester's husband been away?

  • Question 3

    Who does Hester say fathered her daughter?

  • Question 4

    What power does Hester imagine the letter has given her?

  • Question 5

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

  • Question 6

    Why does Hester name her daughter "Pearl"?

  • Question 7

    What is the only thing of beauty at the prison?

  • Question 8

    What skill brings Hester fame?

  • Question 9

    What additional punishment must Hester endure following her imprisonment?

  • Question 10

    What startling claim does Pearl make?

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