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Of Mice And Men. John Steinbeck. Lennie fought with the farmer’s son-in-law. Lennie and George were fired. Lennie was accused of rape. Lennie killed the farmer’s rabbits. C. Lennie was accused of rape. Why do George and Lennie leave the ranch in Weed?. A puppy Rabbits Ketchup Beans.

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of mice and men

Of Mice And Men

John Steinbeck

why do george and lennie leave the ranch in weed
Lennie fought with the farmer’s son-in-law.

Lennie and George were fired.

Lennie was accused of rape.

Lennie killed the farmer’s rabbits.

C. Lennie was accused of rape.

Why do George and Lennie leave the ranch in Weed?
according to george why are he and lennie different from other migrant laborers
They don’t have any responsibilities.

They have a chance to fulfill their dream of owning land.

They cannot move from job to job as easily because of Lennie’s disability.

They are not lonely, for they have each other.

D. They are not lonely, for they have each other.

According to George, why are he and Lennie different from other migrant laborers?
which of the following does not foreshadow later events in the novel
George scolds Lennie for getting them fired from every job they had.

George talks about Aunt Clara.

George tells Lennie where to hide if there is trouble.

Lennie kills the mouse that he holds.

B. George talks about Aunt Clara.

Which of the following does NOT foreshadow later events in the novel?
which of the following does not describe lennie
Talkative

Forgetful

Slow-witted

Innocent

D. Innocent

Which of the following does NOT describe Lennie?
which of the following is not significant about george s speech to lennie
George has given the speech many times, showing the tenacity with which they hold their dreams.

The speech demonstrates Lennie’s fixation in simplistic pleasures

George’s dreams for the future contrast with their current situation

The speech foreshadows George and Lennie’s future together.

D. The speech foreshadows George and Lennie’s future together.

Which of the following is NOT significant about George’s speech to Lennie?
which of the following is not a possible reason why the boss suspects george and lennie
Lennie does not speak.

Lennie appears foolish and dimwitted.

George shows concern for Lennie.

George gives an unsatisfactory answer why they are no longer in Weed.

D. George gives an unsatisfactory answer why they are no longer in Weed.

Which of the following is NOT a possible reason why the boss suspects George and Lennie.
why does curley dislike lennie
Lennie laughs at Curley.

The boss tells Curley to watch out for Lennie.

Curley is jealous of those who are bigger than he.

Lennie ogles his wife.

C. Curley is jealous of those who are bigger than he.

Why does Curley dislike Lennie?
what is the significance of george s explanation that he and lennie are cousins
He lies because Lennie believes that he is George’s actual cousin.

This lie alerts the boss that George and Lennie are trouble.

They are in an environment in which two men can only behave kindly to one another if they have a tangible family connection.

It explains why George cares for Lennie despite his apparent dislike for him

C. They are in an environment in which two men can only behave kindly to one another if they have a tangible family connection.

What is the significance of George’s explanation that he and Lennie are cousins?
what do the men think of curley s wife
They think that she is a tart.

They think that she married Curley for money.

They suspect that she married because she is pregnant.

They pity her for her marriage to Curley.

A. They think that she is a tart.

What do the men think of Curley’s wife?
which of the following does not describe curley s wife when she first enters the bunk house
Seductive

Confrontational

Worried

Angry

D. Angry

Which of the following does NOT describe Curley’s Wife when she first enters the bunk house?
which of the following is not significant about george s story about the river
It shows that Lennie is an innocent who does not know the consequences of his actions.

It shows that Lennie will obey George unconditionally.

It shows that George is capable of cruelty toward Lennie.

It shows that Lennie is capable of self-inflicted violence.

C. It shows that George is capable of cruelty toward Lennie.

Which of the following is NOT significant about George’s story about the river?
which of the following is not an explanation for why lennie and george travel together
George fears becoming violent if left to himself.

Lennie needs constant supervision.

George feels responsible for Lennie.

Lennie is George’s only surviving relative.

D. Lennie is George’s only surviving relative.

Which of the following is NOT an explanation for why Lennie and George travel together?
which of these animals is not killed in the course of the story
A mouse

A puppy

A rabbit

An old dog.

C. A rabbit

Which of these animals is NOT killed in the course of the story?
which of the following does not describe candy
Ill-tempered

Passive

Dependent

Compliant

A. Ill-tempered

Which of the following does NOT describe Candy?
which of these comparisons between candy and his dog does not hold true
Candy and his dog are both outcasts.

Candy and his dog are both aged and decrepit.

Candy and his dog are both barely able to function without others’ help.

Candy and his dog are both sacrificed when useless.

D. Candy and his dog are both sacrificed when useless.

Which of these comparisons between Candy and his dog does NOT hold true?
why does candy let carlson shoot his dog
Candy is pressured into letting Carlson shoot his dog.

Candy knows that his dog will only suffer if he lives.

Candy cannot afford the dog anymore.

Carlson offers Candy another dog.

B. Candy knows that his dog will only suffer if he lives.

Why does Candy let Carlson shoot his dog?
where does george go at night without lennie
To sleep with Curley’s wife

To a whorehouse

To a strip joint

To a pool hall

B. To a whorehouse

Where does George go at night without Lennie?
what does lennie not do when curley punches him
He does not fight back.

He begins to weep.

He attempts to strangle Curley.

He crushes Curley’s hand.

C. He attempts to strangle Curley.

What does Lennie NOT do when Curley punches him?
which of the following is not a dangerous woman in the novel
Aunt Clara

The “Tart”

The woman from Weed

Curley’s wife

A. Aunt Clara

Which of the following is NOT a dangerous woman in the novel?
what is the name of curley s wife
She is never named.

Colleen

Clara

Beatrice

A. She is never named.

What is the name of Curley’s wife?
according to crooks what would happen to lennie without george
He would live like an animal.

He would be unable to support himself.

He would end up killing himself.

He would be sent to an insane asylum.

D. He would be sent to an insane asylum.

According to Crooks, what would happen to Lennie without George?
according to curley s wife under what condition do men speak to her
When she offers sexual favors.

When she behaves like a proper wife.

When Curley is around.

When they are alone.

D. When they are alone.

According to Curley’s wife, under what condition do men speak to her?
why does george prefer whores to other women
He actually prefers decent women to whores.

He likes the added risks of seeing prostitutes.

He does not have to commit to a prostitute.

He knows what a prostitute expects.

D. He knows what a prostitute expects.

Why does George prefer whores to other women?
what is the threat that curley s wife makes in crook s cabin
She threatens to have Crooks lynched.

She threatens to accuse Lennie of rape.

She threatens to have the men fired.

She threatens to send Curley after them.

A. She threatens to have Crooks lynched.

What is the threat that Curley’s wife makes in Crook’s cabin?
what does lennie hallucinate about
George

Aunt Clara

A giant rabbit

Aunt Clara and a rabbit

D. Aunt Clara and a rabbit

What does Lennie hallucinate about?
curley s wife says that she could have been what
A rich woman

A happy wife

A movie star

A famous singer

C. A movie star

Curley’s wife says that she could have been what?
who is a swamper
Lennie

Crooks

Carlson

Candy

D. Candy

Who is a swamper?
what is the name of the town from which george and lennie are fleeing when the novel opens
Weed

Soledad

Salinas

The town is never named.

A. Weed

What is the name of the town from which George and Lennie are fleeing when the novel opens?
what excited lennie most about his dream life with george
He will learn to farm.

He will get to tend rabbits.

They will both find “purty” girls and settle down.

He will strike it rich panning for gold.

B. He will get to tend rabbits.

What excited Lennie most about his dream life with George?
why is candy unable to imagine getting rid of his old dog
The dog is a fine watchdog.

He makes too much money breeding the animal.

He promised his wife on her deathbed that he would care for it.

He has had the dog since it was a puppy.

D. He has had the dog since it was a puppy.

Why is Candy unable to imagine getting rid of his old dog?
why does curley wear a vaseline filled glove on one hand
He wants to keep his hand soft for his wife.

His hand was mangled in a piece of farm equipment.

He is soothing an old boxing injury.

He is incredibly vain.

A. He wants to keep his hand soft for his wife.

Why does Curley wear a Vaseline-filled glove on one hand?
why does carlson insist on shooting candy s dog
The dog has attacked several people.

Carlson is mean-spirited and drunk.

Carlson believes the dog is too old and decrepit to be of any use.

Carlson hates dogs.

C. Carlson believes the dog is too old and decrepit to be of any use.

Why does Carlson insist on shooting Candy’s dog?
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He wrote a letter to the editor, praising the publication.

He was an undercover journalist, who wrote a piece exposing the difficult working conditions of migrant farmers.

He is a fugitive, the subject of a nationwide manhunt.

He recently bought a farm much like the one George and Lennie hope to own.

A. He wrote a letter to the editor, praising the publication.

Whit enters the bunkhouse with a magazine featuring a man he used to work with. Why is the man in the magazine?
what is old suzy s place
A restaurant

A saloon

George’s mother’s home

A flophouse

D. A flophouse

What is Old Suzy’s place?
what does curley wear to set himself apart from the other men
A denim-jacket

High-heeled boots

A bull whip

Gloves

B. High-heeled boots

What does Curley wear to set himself apart from the other men?