Exam Doc .pdf - Of Mice and Men Exam Part 1 Write the letter of the best answer_1 Of Mice and Men is set in which decade A 1910s B 1920s C 1930s D 1940s

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Of Mice and Men Exam Part 1: Write the letter of the best answer. ______1. Of Mice and Men is set in which decade? A. 1910s B. 1920s C. 1930s D. 1940s E. 1950s ______2. In which state is the story set? A. California B. Oklahoma C. Iowa D. Texas E. The exact location is never mentioned ______3. Why does Carlson want to shoot Candy’s dog? A. The dog is mean and tried to bite him B. He thinks the dog is ugly and reminds him of a drowned rat C. The dog is too old to be of any use and it stinks up the room D. Carlson doesn’t have a good reason; he’s just a mean guy E. The exact reason is never mentioned ______4. From whom does Candy seek advice before allowing Carlson to shoot his dog? A. George B. Whit C. Curley D. Slim E. No one _____5. How did Crooks get his name? A. He has a crooked smile B. He has a crooked back C. He spent time in jail for stealing D. All three of the above reasons E. The source of his nickname is never mentioned ______6. Disappointed with her life, Curley’s wife wonders where she would be if she had become... A. a school teacher. B. an actress. C. a nurse. D. a cathouse owner. E. She never mentions any other aspirations. ______7. George and Lennie are different from the other men A. because they look out for each other. B. because they have more specialized skills. C. because they like to stay a long time at each job they take. D. because they’ve inherited money from Aunt Clara. E. There is no difference between them and the other men. ______8. In the power structure of the ranch, which character has the least amount of power? A. Whit B. Crooks C. Candy D. Curley’s wife E. Lennie ______9. When Steinbeck tells us that Lennie likes to pet soft things, which literary technique is he using? A. Symbolism B. Narration C. Foreshadowing D. Irony E. Figurative Language ______10. After killing Curley’s wife, which pair of figures appear and scold Lennie? A. Aunt Clara and Lennie’s mother B. George and a giant rabbit C. Aunt Clara and a giant rabbit D. George and Lennie’s mother E. None of the above _____11. Which of the following characters checks the dead body of Curley’s wife for vital signs? A. Slim B. Crooks C. Curley D. Carlson E. Candy ______12. Before George meets Lennie in the woods in the final scene, whose gun does he take? A. Carlson’s B. Whit’s C. Slim’s D. Curley’s E. Candy’s ______13. The structure of the novel most resembles a A. Letter B. Newspaper article C. Play D. Diary E. Stream-of-consciousness piece of writing Name: Period: Date:
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Part 2: Match the quote to the character who spoke the line. Characters may be used once, more than once, or not at all. A. George B. Lennie C. Slim D. Curley E. Curley’s Wife F. Candy G. Crooks H. Aunt Clara I. Carlson J. Smitty K. Whit L. Curley’s Dad _____ 14. “Whatever we ain’t got, that’s what you want. God a’mighty, if I was alone I could live so easy.” _____ 15. “I ought to of shot that dog myself.” _____ 16. “We could live offa the fatta the lan’.” _____ 17. “A guy goes nuts if he ain’t got nobody. Don’t make no difference who the guy is, long’s he’s with you. I tell ya, a guy gets too lonely an’ he gets sick.” _____ 18. “If I catch any one man, and he’s alone, I get along fine with him. But just let two of the guys get together an’ you
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