The Scarlet Letter Chapter 21 Quiz

The new governor is about to take office and the entire settlement is abuzz with festivities. In the crowd, Chillingworth is plotting something and Hester is crestfallen when she realizes his plot. Be sure you recall the details of these important developments and more by taking the quiz over Chapter 21 of The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne from eNotes.

  1. True or False: Hester is nothing but glad to know she will soon be leaving the town that had so mistreated her for seven years

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  2. Regarding Dimmesdale, what does Hester tell Pearl they must not do?

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  3. What disturbing news does the sea captain give Hester?

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  4. How does Hester know her plan is doomed?

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  5. What usually forbidden activities are allowed on Election Day?

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