Of Mice and Men: Literary & Historical Context Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which event forced families to leave the Great Plains for California?

Question 2 2. In this genre, the main characters have conflicts that are resolved in a way the reader did not anticipate and aren't usually considered a 'happily ever after' scenario.

Question 3 3. The message from Robert Burns's poem, 'To a Mouse,' that inspired the title for John Steinbeck's novel, Of Mice and Men was:

Question 4 4. Of Mice and Men is written as a _____.

Question 5 5. Realistic fiction means that...

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Question 6 6. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is considered a...

Question 7 7. In Robert Burns's poem, 'To a Mouse,' the narrator's feelings can be best described as:

Question 8 8. A novella typically follows

Question 9 9. George, Lennie, Crooks, and Candy are all characters in John Steinbeck's novella, Of Mice and Men, who each experience:

Question 10 10. Steinbeck's series of articles about migrant workers was called _____.

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Question 11 11. In Robert Burns's poem, 'To a Mouse,' what does the farmer realize about his own life after he has accidentally ruined the mouse's nest?

Question 12 12. Which of these is not a theme in Of Mice and Men?

Question 13 13. Where did John Steinbeck grow up?

Question 14 14. John Steinbeck's novella, Of Mice and Men, is categorized as...

Question 15 15. In John Steinbeck's novella, Of Mice and Men, what did Lennie do that ruined the plans and dreams for George to own his own farm and land?

Of Mice and Men: Literary & Historical Context Chapter Exam Instructions

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