Main Street Overview Quiz

Test your knowledge of Sinclair Lewis's novel with eNotes' Main Street Overview Quiz. Includes questions on important plot points and themes, such as small towns vs. big cities.

  1. What are Carol's first impressions of Gopher Prairie?

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  2. How does Will react when he finds Carol and Erik walking alone in the woods?

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  3. What does the Thanatopsis Club plan to do in a single afternoon?

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  4. How do people react to Carol's exotic Chinese-themed party?

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  5. Who had an affair with Will before he married Carol?

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  6. How does Will describe the people who live in his hometown?

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  7. When Carol starts a theater company, what sort of play do the residents want to perform?

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  8. Why do the local women find Carol's relationship with Bea improper?

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  9. What derogatory name do the locals give Erik Valborg, the poet?

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  10. Where does Carol meet her future husband?

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