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Grades: 10
Grade 10 :: Flowers for Algernon by 83766422
What does it mean to "pull a Charlie Gordon"?
  1. To run through a maze
  2. Write in a journal
  3. To do things where you make mistakes
  4. None of the above
Grade 10 :: Flowers for Algernon by 83766422
What was the name of doctor Rose (Charlie's mom) took him to when he was 6-years-old?
  1. Dr. Guarino
  2. Dr. Strauss
  3. Ms. Kinnian
  4. Dr. Warren
Grade 10 :: Flowers for Algernon by 83766422
Where did Charlie meet the "Lady" who was pregnant?
  1. In Chicago
  2. At Central Park
  3. The laboratory
  4. School for retarded adults
Grade 10 :: Flowers for Algernon by 83766422
What language is Charlie surprised to learn that Professor Nemur does not speak?
  1. German
  2. Hindi
  3. Latin
  4. Chinese
Grade 10 :: Flowers for Algernon by 83766422
What does Charlie do when he learns that Gimpy has been stealing from Mr. Donner?
  1. He tells Gimpy that he will inform Mr. Donner unless Gimpy stops stealing
  2. He tells Mr. Donner that Gimpy has been stealing from him
  3. He steals the money back from Gimpy and returns it to the cash register without telling anyone
  4. He decides it is not his place to get involved
Grade 10 :: Flowers for Algernon by Hiba123
What does Algernon do as Charlie works with pencil and paper?
  1. Solve a lock test in order to obtain his food.
  2. Observe Charlie while he draws a picture.
  3. Find his way through a realistic maze his size.
  4. Eat cheese.
Grade 10 :: Flowers for Algernon by Hiba123
Why was Charlie a good candidate for the operation?
  1. He had a high I.Q. and wanted to become even smarter.
  2. Ms.Kinnian thought that he was the best student in her class.
  3. He was eager to learn and had a good motivation.
  4. All of the above
Grade 10 :: Flowers for Algernon by Hiba123
Which word(s) describe Charlie's feelings at the end of tests?
  1. Ashamed and worried
  2. Confident and satisfied
  3. Amused
  4. Happy and excited
Grade 10 :: Flowers for Algernon by Hiba123
What did the people at work to do Charlie?
  1. They tricked him and said bad words to him.
  2. They taught him how to mop the toilets correctly.
  3. They invited him to a party and did bad things to him.
  4. All of the above
Grade 10 :: Flowers for Algernon by Hiba123
Where does Flowers for Algernon take place?
  1. A laboratory.
  2. A school.
  3. A library.
  4. A hospital.
Grade 10 :: Flowers for Algernon by Hiba123
What is the theme of "Flowers for Algernon" or the author's purpose in writing it?
  • Sample answer 1: The theme of "Flowers for Algernon" is how we treat others and the author wrote it to bring to light how people with mental illnesses and disabilities are discriminated against.

    Sample answer 2: The theme of "Flowers for Algernon" is intelligence vs. emotion. The author wrote it to show how there is more to life than just being smart.
Grade 10 :: Flowers for Algernon by Hiba123
What is the main conflict in "Flowers for Algernon?" Explain your answer.
  • Sample answer: Charlie struggles with gaining intelligence and coming to terms with how others have treated him his entire life. As he becomes smarter, he realizes people have actually been mocking him and treating him very poorly, not being his friends.
Grade 10 :: Flowers for Algernon by Hiba123
What is the denouement in "Flowers for Algernon?"
  1. Charlie stays smart and falls in love with Miss. Kinian.
  2. Charlie loses his intelligence but is happy that he is back to normal.
  3. Charlie moves away to start a new life.
  4. Charlie loses his intelligence and most likely dies.
Grade 10 :: Flowers for Algernon by Hiba123
What does it mean to "pull a Charlie Gordon?"
  • To do something stupid
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