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

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

  • Question 2

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

  • Question 3

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

  • Question 4

    Who had an affair with Will before he married Carol?

  • Question 5

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

  • Question 6

    What are Carol's first impressions of Gopher Prairie?

  • Question 7

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

  • Question 8

    Where does Carol meet her future husband?

  • Question 9

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

  • Question 10

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

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