Kurt Vonnegut Quiz

A counterculture author and literary icon, Kurt Vonnegut published more than 20 novels and plays before his death in 2007. Take the Kurt Vonnegut Quiz from eNotes to find out details about his life and work! Contains ten questions about the author of Slaughterhouse-Five and Harrison Bergeron

  1. True or False: Vonnegut was never able to make higher than a "C" in his college English courses

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  2. Why did fans send Vonnegut sympathy cards on February 13, 1976, even though no one he knew had died?

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  3. Vonnegut was awarded a Purple Heart after suffering from _______________.

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  4. What did Vonnegut say about his lifelong smoking habit?

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  5. What World War II event did Vonnegut witness and survive?

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  6. Vonnegut attempted many majors in college. Which of these is NOT one in which he was enrolled?

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  7. What grade did Vonnegut personally give his classic Breakfast of Champions?

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  8. Which famous artist doodled on the walls of Vonnegut's fraternity house?

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  9. Which punctuation mark did Vonnegut call "transvestite hermaphrodites representing absolutely nothing"?

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