Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

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Water for Elephants Overview Quiz

"When two people are meant to be together, they will be together. It's fate." Think you know the spins and pirouettes of this dazzling novel about a circus, friendship, and love? Take the Water For Elephants Overview Quiz from eNotes to find out. The quiz contains ten questions about Jacob and his experiences with the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth.

  • Question 1

    For what condition is Jacob forced to take medication?

  • Question 2

    Why does Jacob drop out of Cornell?

  • Question 3

    How old is Jacob Jankowski as the novel opens?

  • Question 4

    How does the circus get alcohol?

  • Question 5

    What had been Jacob's profession?

  • Question 6

    What is never to be discussed in front of Uncle Al?

  • Question 7

    Why is the band playing the "Disaster March"?

  • Question 8

    What surprises Jacob about Rex, the lion?

  • Question 9

    Where do the "special" sideshows for men only take place?

  • Question 10

    How does Jacob come to join the circus?

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