A Separate Peace by John Knowles

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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.

  • Question 1

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

  • Question 2

    How does Finny break his leg?

  • Question 3

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

  • Question 4

    Why does Gene fail his test?

  • Question 5

    How does Finny feel about World War II?

  • Question 6

    What bad news does the doctor give Gene about Phineas?

  • Question 7

    What is the name of Gene’s school?

  • Question 8

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

  • Question 9

    Finny dies because:

  • Question 10

    What do Gene and Finny name their club?

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