Of Mice and Men
Where did the bus drop the two men?
Lennie's last name is...
What did Lennie take out of his pocket that got him yelled at from George
a dead mouse
According to George, why are he and Lennie different from other migrant laborers?
They are not lonely, for they have each other.
What do the men think of Curley's Wife?
They think that she is a tart.
What 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 capable of self-inflicted violence.
What word does not describe Candy?
Which of these comparisons between Candy and his dog does not hold true?
Candy and his dog are both outcasts.
What character does not remain at the farm at night?
Is Curley's wife ever named?
According to Curley's wife, under what condition do men speak to her?
When they are alone
What time and day is it at the beginning of Chapter 5?
What is Lennie doing by himself in the barn?
Looking at a dead puppy
Who visits Lennie in the barn?
What does Lennie wish he had while in the barn?
Who finds Curley's wife?
How did Candy get $250 dollars?
The ranch gave it to him when he lost his arm
Why was Lennie smiling?
He was remembering the rabbits on their dream farm
What was Curley looking for in Chapter 3?
What is Slim really doing in the barn?
Tarring a mules hoof
Whit says that George and Lennie must have come to work. What reason does he give?
Because they came on Friday and have to work all day Saturday before they get their day off on Sunday and the three free meals that come on their day off.
What does Curley think Slim is doing?
Messing with his wife
For what reason would the people sell the ranch for only $600?
Because the old lady needs an operation and the couple is broke.
About what does Curley think Lennie smiling about?
He thinks Lennie’s laughing at him because of Carlson saying he would kick Curley’s head in.
What happens between Curley and Lennie?
They fight; Curley starts out by punching Lennie’s face, but then Lennie crushes every bone in Curley’s hand.
What game have the other men been playing
17. What does Whit invite George to do “tomorrow” night?
Go to town to Susy’s brothel
Why don’t the guys visit Clara’s house instead of Susy’s?
Because Susy’s is “cleaner” and cheaper; Susy tells good jokes and doesn’t mind if the guys just want to buy a shot and not have a “flop” with a prostitute
. What is Carlson’s problem and what does he tell Candy to do?
He doesn’t like Candy’s dog because he smells bad and is too old to do anyone any good; he tells Candy to shoot the dog.
What reason’s does Carlson give for wanting Candy’s dog shot?
The dog smells bad; has no teeth; can barely walk; can’t do Candy any good; can’t do itself any good
What does Whit show Slim?
A magazine with a letter published in it from a former ranch hand
15. What does Slim tell Carlson to take with him when goes to shoot Candy’s dog? Why?
A shovel to bury the dog.
Where is Lennie hiding?
In the bush where George told him to go
What does Carlson think happened to his Luger?
It was stolen by Lennie
Who has Carlson's Luger?
Who end up killing Lennie?
What story did George tell Lennie?
Their lives on the ranch
What does George do while telling Lennie the story?
He gets the gun ready
What does Curley's wife say she could have done to Crooks?
She says she could get him humg from a tree
What dream do George and Lennie share?
Owning their own farm
What is Georges last name?
What does the boss suspect George of doing to Lennie?
taking his pay
What did Candy want t talk to Lennie about?
Who used to give Lennie mice?
Why is Curley's hand filled with vaseline?
To keep it soft for his wife
Who is Curley?
The Bosses son
Where are George and Lennie going?
To start a job on a ranch
How is George described?
Authoritative, small and quick, dark of face with restless eyes and sharp strong features. Every part of him is defined.
How is Lennie described?
Georges opposite, childish, a huge, shapeless of face man, large pale eyes and wide sloping shoulders. He is compared to a bear.