Sherman Alexie Quiz

Sherman Alexie Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

How much do you know about the author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian and other bestsellers? Take the Sherman Alexie quiz from eNotes to find out. Contains ten questions about the Native American novelist, poet, and filmmaker.

  • Question 1

    In what competition did Alexie hold the title of "Heavyweight Champion" for four years?

  • Question 2

    True or False: Alexie sometimes performs stand-up comedy

  • Question 3

    Why did Alexie abandon his original dream of becoming a doctor?

  • Question 4

    What novel does Alexie say he read at age five?

  • Question 5

    What was the title of the screenplay Alexie wrote which became a major motion picture?

  • Question 6

    To which Native American tribe does Alexie belong?

  • Question 7

    Which of Alexie's works is semi-autobiographical?

  • Question 8

    Which book does Alexie credit with changing his life?

  • Question 9

    True or False: Alexie never lived on a reservation

  • Question 10

    What condition was Alexie born with that made doctors fear he would be mentally impaired?

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