The Sun Also Rises Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 1, Chapter 7.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What are the two pieces of mail that Jakes picks up from the concierge when he returns to his flat?
(a) A bank statement and a wedding invitation
(b) A letter from his brother in America and a bank statement
(c) A postcard from an army buddy and a letter from his sister
(d) A college commencement invitation and a letter from Brett

2. What is Brett's formal title?
(a) Mon Cherie Brett
(b) Lady Ashley
(c) Duchess Ashley
(d) Countess Ashley

3. How does Jake justify the insulting things he says?
(a) He explains that he has a nasty tongue but he doesn't mean what he says.
(b) He says that he is only telling the truth.
(c) He says that he had a rough night and isn't thinking straight.
(d) He blames his attitude on his war injury.

4. Why does Jake ask Georgette, the prostitute, to have dinner with him?
(a) He hopes it will lead to a more intimate time later in the evening.
(b) He thinks she looks down and out and could use a good meal.
(c) He feels sorry for her and hopes to talk her into a different lifestyle.
(d) He thinks it would be nice to eat with someone.

5. After graduating from Princeton, Robert Cohn is bitter and self-conscious. What is one of the first things he does?
(a) He goes on an extended European trip.
(b) He falls into depression.
(c) He marries the first girl who is nice to him.
(d) He joins the army.

Short Answer Questions

1. What advice does Jake give to Robert Cohn when they go to the café below Jakes office?

2. Robert Cohn moves to California and uses the remainder of his fifty thousand dollars to back and become sole editor of what magazine?

3. What advice do people offer Jake about his war injury that he resents so much?

4. Robert Cohn is a Jewish man attending Princeton. How does this make him feel?

5. As Jake watches Brett walk up the street from his flat and get into the Count's limousine, what is he thinking?

(see the answer key)

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