How Much Do You Know About American Classic Literature?

Take this quiz to find out just how well-read into the American classics you are!
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"The Great Gatsby" follows a group of characters who live in a town called what?
West Egg
East Egg
North Egg
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In "The Catcher in the Rye," what is the name of the hotel that Holden checks into, at which he encounters "perverts?"
Saxon Hotel
Bates Hotel
Edmonton Hotel
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What is Hester Pryne's daughter's name in "The Scarlet Letter?"
Heather
Pearl
Lila
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In "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," Huck's father is nicknamed what?
Poppy
Pap
Pa
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Which of the following is NOT one of the four sisters in "Little Women?"
Mary
Beth
Jo
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What US state is "Of Mice and Men" based in?
Illinois
Nevada
California
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In "The Grapes of Wrath," the story begins with Tom Joad returning home from prison and meeting Jim Casy. What is Jim's profession?
Teacher
Judge
Preacher
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In "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," who does Tom live with?
His grandfather
His aunt
By himself
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Question 9/12

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In "The Bell Jar," what type of therapy does Dr. Gordon prescribe to Esther?
Electroconvulsive Therapy
Water Shock Therapy
Hypnosis Therapy
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Question 10/12

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What is significant about the title of the classic American novel "Fahrentheit 451?"
It is the temperature of Hell.
It is the temperature of ovens in concentration camps.
It is the autoignition point of paper.
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In "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," what is the feared asylum nurse's name?
Nurse Ratched
Nurse Wretched
Nurse Rachel
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Question 12/12

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What is the Polynesian harpooner's name in "Moby Dick?"
Queequeg
Ishmael
Daggoo
Result
All of the new books nowadays may be interesting and fun, but don't forget about these class American novels! I think it's time you went to the library, borrowed one, and got yourself lost in a good story.

C+, Needs More Reading Time

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You certainly love a good book, and you're very well-versed on most American classics. There are some that you may have not read yet though, so visit your library and get lost in another good story as your reward for a quiz well done!

B+, Library Lover

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You love getting lost in a good book, and from the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to the Scarlet Letter, you're best friends with all the main characters of the great American classics. Congratulations on a great quiz score! Time to reward yourself with one of your favorite stories.

A+, True Bookworm

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1
"The Great Gatsby" follows a group of characters who live in a town called what?
West Egg
East Egg
North Egg
2
In "The Catcher in the Rye," what is the name of the hotel that Holden checks into, at which he encounters "perverts?"
Saxon Hotel
Bates Hotel
Edmonton Hotel
3
What is Hester Pryne's daughter's name in "The Scarlet Letter?"
Heather
Pearl
Lila
4
In "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," Huck's father is nicknamed what?
Poppy
Pap
Pa
5
Which of the following is NOT one of the four sisters in "Little Women?"
Mary
Beth
Jo
6
What US state is "Of Mice and Men" based in?
Illinois
Nevada
California
7
In "The Grapes of Wrath," the story begins with Tom Joad returning home from prison and meeting Jim Casy. What is Jim's profession?
Teacher
Judge
Preacher
8
In "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," who does Tom live with?
His grandfather
His aunt
By himself
9
In "The Bell Jar," what type of therapy does Dr. Gordon prescribe to Esther?
Electroconvulsive Therapy
Water Shock Therapy
Hypnosis Therapy
10
What is significant about the title of the classic American novel "Fahrentheit 451?"
It is the temperature of Hell.
It is the temperature of ovens in concentration camps.
It is the autoignition point of paper.
11
In "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," what is the feared asylum nurse's name?
Nurse Ratched
Nurse Wretched
Nurse Rachel
12
What is the Polynesian harpooner's name in "Moby Dick?"
Queequeg
Ishmael
Daggoo