The Scarlet Letter Overview Quiz

In eNotes' The Scarlet Letter Overview Quiz find ten essential questions on Hawthorne's classic novel, covering characters, plot details, setting and more to help you in your review.

  1. What vow does Dr. Prynne (now known as Roger Chillingworth) make?

    Question Answer Choices
  2. Who does Hester say fathered her daughter?

    Question Answer Choices
  3. What does Chillingworth say would be the best vengeance?

    Question Answer Choices
  4. What skill brings Hester fame?

    Question Answer Choices
  5. What startling claim does Pearl make?

    Question Answer Choices
  6. Why has Hester's husband been away?

    Question Answer Choices
  7. What is the only thing of beauty at the prison?

    Question Answer Choices
  8. What additional punishment must Hester endure following her imprisonment?

    Question Answer Choices
  9. What power does Hester imagine the letter has given her?

    Question Answer Choices
  10. Why does Hester name her daughter "Pearl"?

    Question Answer Choices