The Ultimate
Heart of Darkness
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 13

What does Marlow do when he recovers from his sickness?

  • He goes home
  • He goes back to Africa
  • He ends up in a mental hospital
  • He goes to work for the government

Question 2 of 13

What happens to the natives when Marlow leaves?

  • The English men shoot them
  • They depart peacefully
  • They chase the boat
  • The shoot at the boat

Question 3 of 13

What does the Russian trader want Marlow to do?

  • Take Kurtz away
  • Kill Kurtz
  • Heal Kurtz
  • Learn from Kurtz

Question 4 of 13

What does Kurts hunt for?

  • Ivory
  • Diamonds
  • Gold
  • Jewels

Question 5 of 13

What did Marlow throw overboard after his helsmen died?

  • His shoes
  • His coat
  • His knife
  • His pocketwatch

Question 6 of 13

Who does Marlow intend to take his steamboat to go meet?

  • Kurtz
  • The Russian Trader
  • The Director
  • The Natives

Question 7 of 13

What does Marlow learn when he reaches the Central Station?

  • The steamboat he was going to be in charge of sunk
  • The natives held a rebellion and killed all the pilgrims
  • Someone else took his job and he doesn't have to be there anymore
  • Kurtz wants him to be his intern

Question 8 of 13

Who's job is Marlow taking over?

  • Fresleven
  • A native
  • Kurtz
  • The Director

Question 9 of 13

Who helped Marlow get the job on the Congo?

  • His aunt
  • His uncle
  • His mother
  • His father

Question 10 of 13

Who is NOT on the ship with Marlow at the beginning of the book?

  • Cook
  • Accountant
  • Lawyer
  • Captain

Question 11 of 13

What country has rule over the trading company Marlow is working for?

  • Belgium
  • Croatia
  • England
  • Spain

Question 12 of 13

What river is Marlow sailing?

  • Congo
  • Euphrates
  • Nile
  • Mississippi

Question 13 of 13

What year was this book written?

  • 1899
  • 1906
  • 1999
  • 1850

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