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Eleventh Grade (Grade 11) Classic Literature Questions

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Grade 11 Lord of the Flies
The Lord of the Flies is
  1. a figment of Simon's imagination
  2. a rotting pig's head
  3. a parachutist
  4. the beast
Grade 11 Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Which of the following is the primary influence on Tom Sawyer?
  1. His Aunt Polly
  2. Sunday school
  3. Adventure novels
  4. Abolitionist speeches
Grade 11 Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Grade 11 The Canterbury Tales
Who was known as the Father of English Literature?
  1. William Shakespeare
  2. Edgar Allen Poe
  3. Geoffrey Chaucer
  4. George Orwell
Grade 11 Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Grade 11 The Canterbury Tales
Why was everyone at The Tabbard?
  1. There was a band of highwaymen on the road and the people were afraid to travel
  2. They were on their way making a pilgrimage to Canterbury
  3. They had come to celebrate the baptism of the King's youngest son
  4. They were resting at the inn
Grade 11 Adventures of Tom Sawyer
What event sets off the final gunfight between the Shepherdsons and the Grangerfords?
  1. The death of Harney Shepherdson
  2. The theft of the Grangerfords' cattle
  3. Sophia Grangerford's elopement with a Shepherdson
  4. An insult to Colonel Grangerford
Grade 11 Lord of the Flies
Jack and the others attacked Ralph's camp to steal
  1. the conch.
  2. Piggy's glasses.
  3. their sharpened sticks.
  4. all their food.
Grade 11 Of Mice and Men
What was the real reason that Lennie was mad at the puppy?
  1. It tried to bite him
  2. George wouldn’t let him tend the rabbits, if he found out
  3. It didn’t bounce when he was playing with it
  4. It died
Grade 11 Of Mice and Men
Which soft thing did not get Lennie in trouble?
  1. A dead mouse
  2. A dress
  3. A piece of velvet
  4. A girl’s hair
Grade 11 Of Mice and Men
What is wrong with the black stable buck?
  1. He is mentally challenged
  2. He is missing a leg
  3. He is partially paralyzed
  4. He has a crooked back
Grade 11 Adventures of Tom Sawyer
"Temperance" refers to the movement designed to abolish which of the following?
  1. Drinking alcohol
  2. Slavery
  3. School segregation
  4. Income taxes
Grade 11 Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Who finally tells Huck that Pap is dead?
  1. Tom
  2. Aunt Polly
  3. Jim
  4. Sally Phelps
Grade 11 Of Mice and Men
Which one of the following is not an example of foreshadowing in the book?
  1. Crooks saying that guys like George and Lennie never accomplish their dreams
  2. George and Lennie having to walk to the ranch
  3. The death of the puppy
  4. George telling Lennie to remember the location of the pond
Grade 11 The Canterbury Tales
He has been in many battles. He was true and gentle.
  1. The Knight
  2. The Yeoman
  3. The Sergeant at Law
  4. The Merchant
Grade 11 Lord of the Flies
In the presence of the naval officer, the boys
  1. continued to attack Ralph.
  2. tried to attack him.
  3. were ashamed and cried.
  4. apologized to Ralph.
Grade 11 Of Mice and Men
Why is George mad when he and Lennie are walking, after the bus drops them off?
  1. George is mad because Lennie got them kicked off of the bus
  2. George is mad because the bus broke down
  3. George is mad because Lennie won't stop asking where they are going
  4. George is mad because the bus driver told them the ranch was close to where he dropped them off
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