The War of the Worlds Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 2: Chapter 5, The Stillness.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does the narrator hide after he hits the curate?
(a) Behind some shelves.
(b) In the attic.
(c) In a closet.
(d) In the basement.

2. How long do the curate and the narrator hide in the house before the narrator hits the curate?
(a) Five weeks.
(b) Three weeks.
(c) Seven days.
(d) Six days.

3. Who ultimately kills the men who are attacking the two women?
(a) The younger woman.
(b) A passerby.
(c) The older woman.
(d) The narrator's brother.

4. What are the men trying to do to the cylinder the day after it crashes?
(a) Study it.
(b) Destroy it.
(c) Dig it out.
(d) Open it.

5. What does the narrator drink when he gets back to his house for the first time?
(a) Bourbon.
(b) Vodka.
(c) Water.
(d) Whiskey.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does not die in the heat ray?

2. How does the first man get into the pit?

3. What is the curate doing when the narrator first meets him?

4. What are the gas jets in the sky originally assumed to be?

5. A soldier tells the narrator that when a man waved a flag on a long pole at the Martians, the Martians responded by:

(see the answer key)

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