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

    What is the only thing of beauty at the prison?

  • Question 2

    Who does Hester say fathered her daughter?

  • Question 3

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

  • Question 4

    Why does Hester name her daughter "Pearl"?

  • Question 5

    What power does Hester imagine the letter has given her?

  • Question 6

    What does Chillingworth say would be the best vengeance?

  • Question 7

    What skill brings Hester fame?

  • Question 8

    What additional punishment must Hester endure following her imprisonment?

  • Question 9

    What startling claim does Pearl make?

  • Question 10

    Why has Hester's husband been away?

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