A Separate Peace Overview Quiz

How much do you know about John Knowles's coming of age novel? Take the A Separate Peace overview quiz from eNotes to find out. Contains ten questions about Gene and Finny and their young fears in the face of war.

  1. How does Finny feel about World War II?

  2. Why does Gene fail his test?

  3. What does Finny use as a belt when he attends Mr. Patch-Wither’s tea?

  4. How does Finny break his leg?

  5. What is the name of Gene’s school?

  6. Finny dies because:

  7. What does Phineas announce he is going to prepare Gene for?

  8. What do Gene and Finny name their club?

  9. What bad news does the doctor give Gene about Phineas?

  10. Why does Brinker take Gene and Finny into the Assembly Room?

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