Jack Kerouac Quiz

"Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road." Jack Kerouac inspired a generation of men and women to search for truth through their travels. Think you know more about the author of On The Road? Take the Jack Kerouac Quiz from eNotes to find out! Contains ten questions about the American Beat writer.

  1. Why was Kerouac honorably discharged from the Navy?

    Question Answer Choices
  2. What moniker did "The New York Times" bestow upon Kerouac?

    Question Answer Choices
  3. What drug did Kerouac take while writing "On the Road"?

    Question Answer Choices
  4. True or False: Kerouac coined the phrase "beat generation"

    Question Answer Choices
  5. True or False: Publishers vied for the rights to publish "On the Road," sensing it would be an immediate success

    Question Answer Choices
  6. Which of the other Beats disapproved of Kerouac's amphetamine use?

    Question Answer Choices
  7. From which of the following universities did Kerouac accepted a football scholarship?

    Question Answer Choices
  8. How long did it take Kerouac to write "On the Road"?

    Question Answer Choices
  9. How long was Kerouac married to his first wife?

    Question Answer Choices
  10. At which high school sport did Kerouac excel?

    Question Answer Choices