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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
Grade 11 The Canterbury Tales
Who did the narrator meet at the Tabbard Inn?
  1. He met the King of England
  2. He met the Archbishop of Canterbury
  3. He met 29 pilgrims
  4. He met St. Thomas a Becket
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 Odyssey
What are the names of Odysseus' son and wife?
  1. Nestor and Penelope
  2. Telemachus and Athena
  3. Telemachus and Penelope
  4. Nestor and Athena
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 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 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 is the setting of this novel?
  1. Oklahoma
  2. California
  3. Nevada
  4. Texas
Grade 11 Of Mice and Men
When does this novel take place?
  1. 1730
  2. 1830
  3. 1930
  4. 1990
Grade 11 Of Mice and Men
What are you able to tell about Lennie in the first chapter?
  1. Lennie has a childish, immature personality
  2. Lennie is funny and constantly makes George laugh
  3. Lennie is tired of being bossed around by George
  4. Lennie is extremely mature
Grade 11 Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Where does Huck go after Sherburn dispenses the lynch mob?
  1. To the police
  2. To the raft
  3. To the circus
  4. to the theater
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
George bursts into a long speech about what he could be doing if he were alone. What could he do?
  1. Sit in a pool room and play cards or shoot pool
  2. Get a gallon of whisky
  3. Go out to eat wherever he wants
  4. All of the above
Grade 11 Odyssey
Who is the only member of his household to recognize Odysseus in the disguise of a beggar?
  1. Eumaeus, the swineherd
  2. Penelope
  3. Eurynome, the housekeeper
  4. Argus, the dog
Grade 11 The Catcher in the Rye
Who is Phoebe?
  1. She is Holden's little sister.
  2. She is an old friend of Holden's brother.
  3. She is Holden's aunt, in whom he confides.
  4. She is a playmate from his early childhood.
Grade 11 The Catcher in the Rye
Holden said he felt like committing suicide. Why didn't he?
  1. He wanted to write a letter to Phoebe first, but didn't have paper or a pencil, so he decided to wait.
  2. He was afraid he might not succeed, and then he would have to face his parents.
  3. He didn't want a bunch of "stupid rubbernecks" looking at him all gory.
  4. was going to jump out the window, but he couldn't get it open. He got tired of trying, and fell asleep.
Grade 11 The Catcher in the Rye
Whom did Holden meet at the sandwich bar? What did they talk about?
  1. He met Sunny. They talked about what had happened the night before.
  2. He met two nuns. They talked about literature and Holden's views on Romeo and Juliet.
  3. He met Stradlater. They talked about school and Holden's personal problems.
  4. He met Ernie, the piano player. They talked about Holden's brother.
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