Of Mice and Men Test Review Flashcard Example #87374

owns a luger (handgun); shoots Candy’s dog
Carlson
offers to lend George and Lennie money; lost a hand
Candy
old swamper; finds body of Curley’s wife
Candy
stable buck; likes to read; lonely and bitter
Crooks
small and quick; travels with Lennie
George
boss’s unpopular son; likes to fight; jealous of Slim
Curley
wants to raise rabbits; breaks Curley’s hand
Lennie
bored and restless; dreams of being a Hollywood star
Curley’s wife
“prince of the ranch”; gives Lennie a puppy
Slim
True or False: George’s actions forced both men to leave their jobs in Weed.
False
True or False: George and Lennie are cousins
False
True or False: Lennie is completely dependent on George.
True
True or False: Lennie’s last name does not fit his physical appearance.
True
True or False: George doesn’t complain about taking care of Lennie.
False
True or False: Crooks lives alone in the barn by choice.
False
True or False: George knows immediately that Lennie is responsible for Curley’s wife’s death.
True
True or False: George tells Lennie about the farm before shooting him.
True
If George wants him to leave, Lennie says he will live
in a cave
George says that he and Lennie are different from other ranch hands because they have
each other
The boss is suspicious of Lennie because he
doesn’t speak for himself
Candy tells George, “I ought to have shot that dog myself, George, I shouldn’t ought to of let no stranger shoot my dog.” This conversation foreshadows
George killing Lennie
The story of Lennie’s problem in Weed is included in order to
show the strength of the bond between Lennie and George
Curley’s wife threatens to
have Crooks lynched
Curley likes to fight men who
are bigger than he is
Candy is afraid that
he will soon be fired
The men joke about Curley because he wears
a Vaseline-filled glove
Lennie is reluctant to talk to Curley’s wife because he most fears the anger or
George
After being invited to touch her hair, Lennie kills Curley’s wife when
he muffles her screams
Candy blames Curley’s wife for
ruining their dream
During his terrified wait for George by the river, Lennie hallucinates about
an angry Aunt Clara and a giant rabbit
They only person who seems to understand the real reason why George kills Lennie is
Slim
What is the meaning of the phrase, “An’ live off the fatta the lan’?”
To eat what they raise and grow
The major theme of the novel concerns
human loneliness and frustration
pack of belongings
bindle
moved clumsily or heavily
lumbered
ridicule; mockery
derision
scampered; ran quickly
scuttled
confused; bemused
bewildered
twisted; bent out of shape
contorted
judged
appraised
depressed
crestfallen
aggressively; with hostility
belligerently
flat; without expression
monotonous
uneasy or fearful
apprehensive
struggled; wiggled
writhed

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