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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What happened during Jackson's trial in the name of family security?
(a) Corruption and self-denial.
(b) Violence and self-deprecation.
(c) Selfishness and greed.
(d) Cowardice and manipulation.

2. What does the person at Avis' home come to return?
(a) Borrowed umbrella.
(b) Ammunition supplies.
(c) Borrowed books.
(d) Tins and cans.

3. Who does the group that Everhard speak to in Chapter 4 comprise?
(a) Millionaire capitalists.
(b) Working socialists.
(c) Peaceful anarchists.
(d) Rebelling factions.

4. Who tells Avis that Jackson was entitled to compensation?
(a) His wife and children.
(b) His friends and acquaintances.
(c) His brothers and sisters.
(d) His lawyers and superiors.

5. What did the room where the dinner event was held in Chapter 1 consist mainly of?
(a) Dancers and strippers.
(b) Underweight and stylish men.
(c) Students and poor professors.
(d) Overweight and over dressed men.

6. To whom did Avis create the manuscript in tribute of?
(a) Her dead brother.
(b) Her dead mother.
(c) Her dead husband.
(d) Her dead father.

7. What are the forces against which London struggled as an individual and against which the revolutionaries struggle in his book?
(a) Facism.
(b) Socialism.
(c) Marxism.
(d) Capitalism.

8. Who was London greatly influenced by in his writing?
(a) Judah.
(b) Orwell.
(c) Marx.
(d) Dryser.

9. The tension between what two opposing interests is the driving force behind the plot of the Iron Heel?
(a) Proletariats and socialists.
(b) Workers and capitalists.
(c) Socialists and economists.
(d) Marxists and Fascists.

10. What did speaker after speaker do to Everhard during his speech in Chapter 4?
(a) Interrupt him.
(b) Challenge him.
(c) Defeat him.
(d) Submit to him.

11. What did Everhard elaborate on the relationship between?
(a) Working and capitalist classes.
(b) Peddlers and peddling.
(c) Socialists and revolutionists.
(d) Rebels and communists.

12. What did the intellectual class love to hear the sound of in Chapter 1 according to Avis?
(a) The national anthem.
(b) The songs of their fathers.
(c) The music they composed.
(d) Their own voices.

13. What does Everhard say revolutionaries will be willing to do in Chapter 5?
(a) Give up their right to bear arms.
(b) Respond to violence with violence.
(c) Hold peaceful demonstrations at all hours.
(d) Move to another country to continue protesting.

14. Who is the contemporary author that offers a perspective in the Introduction?
(a) Theodore Dryser.
(b) George Orwell.
(c) Jack London.
(d) H. Bruce Franklin.

15. Who spoke to Avis about the legal and financial rightness of their positions?
(a) Politicians.
(b) Cultured wives.
(c) Plumbers.
(d) Iron workers.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does the Bishop say has drifted from Christ's teaching of compassion?

2. What happens to Avis because of her association with Everhard in Chapter 5?

3. Who does Everhard speak to in Chapter 4?

4. What is the group that attends Dr. Cunningham's dinner in Chapter 7?

5. In what sectors is the group that Everhard speaks to in Chapter 4 leaders in?

(see the answer keys)

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