American Novels for 9th Grade: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does The Custom of the Country satirize the institution of marriage?

Question 2 2. Which of the following experiences had the biggest influence on Mark Twain's writing?

Question 3 3. Which novel is widely considered to have established Hemingway's legacy as a great American writer?

Question 4 4. Who were the Duke and the King?

Question 5 5. What are two main themes conveyed in 'The Old Man and the Sea'?

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Question 6 6. Which Steinbeck's novel includes significant Biblical imagery, particularly references to Cain and Abel?

Question 7 7. Which aspect of the character of Frederic Henry in A Farewell to Arms was NOT inspired by Hemingway's own life?

Question 8 8. Give an example that conveys the theme of religion connecting people to the cyclical nature of life.

Question 9 9. In The Grapes of Wrath, what does Tom Joad conclude he is destined to be?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is TRUE about many of the characters in Steinbeck's works?

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Question 11 11. How do Huck and Jim show that they really care for one another?

Question 12 12. What is one way in which Santiago demonstrates his determination while at sea?

Question 13 13. In the novel, Of Mice and Men,what dream do Lennie and George share?

Question 14 14. How is the message of enduring friendship exemplified in Of Mice and Men?

Question 15 15. What motivated Jim during his journey?

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Question 16 16. What are the two main themes discussed in All Quiet on the Western Front?

Question 17 17. In John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, what is a main theme relating to the title?

Question 18 18. Where is the setting for Of Mice and Men?

Question 19 19. All of the following people could have been members of the Lost Generation along with Ernest Hemingway EXCEPT:

Question 20 20. Why is Paul's friend Kat an important character in the novel?

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Question 21 21. How do we get a glimpse into Hemingway's mind by reading 'The Old Man and the Sea'?

Question 22 22. What is new objectivity?

Question 23 23. What made The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain such a groundbreaking work of literature when it was first published?

Question 24 24. Which of the following was a theme that ran through dark romantic novels such as Moby Dick?

Question 25 25. Why did Huck feel the need to leave St. Petersburg?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT characteristic of Mark Twain's writing?

Question 27 27. What is the name of the ship captained by Ahab that Ishmael and Queequeg join in 'Moby Dick'?

Question 28 28. In Captain's Ahab mind, what does Moby Dick symbolize that motivates his obsession with the beast?

Question 29 29. What does the rain signify in A Farewell to Arms?

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements about Edith Wharton is TRUE?

American Novels for 9th Grade: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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