The Ultimate
Ethan Frome
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 12

Who regains her strength after the sledding accident?

  • Zeena
  • Mattie
  • Harriet
  • Ethan's mother

Question 2 of 12

Where were Mattie and Ethan heading before they stopped to go sledding?

  • The train station
  • The church dance
  • Home
  • The bank

Question 3 of 12

Which of Zeena's items does Mattie accidentally break?

  • Her pickle dish
  • Her favorite chair
  • Her teacup
  • Her butter dish

Question 4 of 12

Why does the narrator have to spend the night at Ethan's house?

  • A snowstorm
  • A cyclone
  • The distance to the narrator's lodging is too far for them to go in one night
  • Ethan's wife wants him to

Question 5 of 12

What does the narrator say is distinctive about Ethan?

  • His limp
  • His bald head
  • His lively swagger
  • His whimsical voice

Question 6 of 12

Who comes to help Ethan take care of his dying mother?

  • Zeena
  • Mattie
  • Mrs. Hale
  • Ethan's sister

Question 7 of 12

What did Ethan want to be when he grew up?

  • An engineer
  • A coctor
  • A scientist
  • A farmer

Question 8 of 12

When the narrator spends the night with Ethan, who else lives at Ethan's house?

  • Zeena and Mattie
  • Zeena
  • Mattie
  • No one

Question 9 of 12

Where does the story take place?

  • Starkfield
  • Stockbridge
  • Marblehead
  • Deerfield

Question 10 of 12

What does the sled crash into?

  • An elm tree
  • A barbwire fence
  • A bridge
  • A pond

Question 11 of 12

How does Mattie get injured?

  • In a sled crash
  • Falling out of a tree
  • Falling off a horse
  • Slipping off the front steps

Question 12 of 12

Who is Ethan married to?

  • Zeena
  • Mattie
  • Camille
  • Lara

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