Sherman Alexie Quiz

How much do you know about the author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian and other bestsellers? Take the Sherman Alexie quiz from eNotes to find out. Contains ten questions about the Native American novelist, poet, and filmmaker.

  1. What novel does Alexie say he read at age five?

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  2. True or False: Alexie never lived on a reservation

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  3. True or False: Alexie sometimes performs stand-up comedy

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  4. What condition was Alexie born with that made doctors fear he would be mentally impaired?

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  5. In what competition did Alexie hold the title of "Heavyweight Champion" for four years?

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  6. Why did Alexie abandon his original dream of becoming a doctor?

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  7. Which book does Alexie credit with changing his life?

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  8. Which of Alexie's works is semi-autobiographical?

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  9. What was the title of the screenplay Alexie wrote which became a major motion picture?

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  10. To which Native American tribe does Alexie belong?

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