Hills Like White Elephants: Summary, Characters & Setting


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Who wrote 'Hills Like White Elephants?'

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1. What elective medical procedure is being alluded to in the story's dialogue?

2. Which of these is NOT a character in 'Hills Like White Elephants?'

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

'Hills Like White Elephants' is a well-known and read story, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on the events, characters, and interpretation of the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz questions ask about the following in relation to 'Hills Like White Elephants':

  • Setting
  • Characters
  • Plot
  • Dialogue
  • Author

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson on the story, 'Hills Like White Elephants'
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characters' discussion
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the disposition of the characters

Additional Learning

To learn more about this short story, review the accompanying lesson entitled, 'Hills Like White Elephants': Summary, Characters & Setting. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Analyze the main characters' dialogue, actions, and personality
  • Understand the desires of the antagonist and protagonist
  • Discover the setting of the story