The Lottery Quiz

Short story "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson overview.

  1. What would best define the central theme of the story?

  2. Tessie Hutchinson does all of the following EXCEPT:

  3. Joe Summer's wife is described as _________ by the villagers.

  4. What was the original purpose of the lottery?

  5. A word that describes the feelings of the villagers toward the lottery would be:

  6. Janey Dunbar does which of the following?

  7. About how many times has Old Man Warner witnessed the lottery?