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American Prose for 12th Grade: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is This Side of Paradise considered a Modernist novel?

Question 2 2. The Great Gatsby is conveyed from the perspective of Nick Carraway, which means what?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is TRUE about many of the characters in Steinbeck's works?

Question 4 4. In the novel, Of Mice and Men,what dream do Lennie and George share?

Question 5 5. The character Lennie in Of Mice and Men is not aware of his _____.

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Question 6 6. Fitzgerald reached a wide audience with short stories published in which magazine?

Question 7 7. Where is the setting for Of Mice and Men?

Question 8 8. Why was The Great Gatsby not well regarded by some readers when it was originally published?

Question 9 9. Requiem for a Nun is a sequel to which novel?

Question 10 10. How does Hemingway portray the value of life in 'For Whom the Bell Tolls'?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is common criticism of the character of Catherine Barkley in A Farewell to Arms?

Question 12 12. All of the following people could have been members of the Lost Generation along with Ernest Hemingway EXCEPT:

Question 13 13. In The Grapes of Wrath, what does Tom Joad conclude he is destined to be?

Question 14 14. What is the setting that influenced Hemingway for the novel For Whom The Bell Tolls?

Question 15 15. in For Whom the Bell Tolls, Robert Jordan resigns himself to his fate when what occurs?

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Question 16 16. Which phrase accurately describes F. Scott Fitzgerald's marriage to Zelda?

Question 17 17. What does the green light signify in The Great Gatsby?

Question 18 18. What is the third novel in the Snopes trilogy by William Faulkner in addition to The Hamlet and The Town?

Question 19 19. How is the message of enduring friendship exemplified in Of Mice and Men?

Question 20 20. Which Steinbeck's novel includes significant Biblical imagery, particularly references to Cain and Abel?

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Question 21 21. Why does much of Steinbeck's work focus on the lives of farmers and migrant workers?

Question 22 22. Who wrote The Great Gatsby?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is TRUE about Yoknapatawpha County?

Question 24 24. Which aspect of the character of Frederic Henry in A Farewell to Arms was NOT inspired by Hemingway's own life?

Question 25 25. In For Whom the Bell Tolls, whose death prompts Robert Jordan to believe the fascists know of the Republican plan?

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Question 26 26. Why did Faulkner go to Hollywood to write screenplays?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is John Steinbeck's non-fiction account of his journey across America in 1960?

Question 28 28. How does A Farewell to Arms end?

Question 29 29. In The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, who is Jay Gatsby's love interest?

Question 30 30. What was the final novel Fitzgerald completed during his lifetime?

American Prose for 12th 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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