The Ultimate
The War of the Worlds
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 13

Who does the narrator's brother help?

  • Mrs Elphinstone
  • Mrs Capwater
  • Mrs Stanworth
  • Mrs Darcy

Question 2 of 13

Who is the well known astronomer that the narrator knows?

  • Ogilvy
  • John Smith
  • Peter Curate
  • Samuel Jones

Question 3 of 13

Where does the narrator take his wife to be safe?

  • Leatherhead
  • York
  • Liverpool
  • Bath

Question 4 of 13

How does the narrator neutralize the curate?

  • He hits him with the blunt end of a cleaver
  • He forces him to hide in the cellar
  • He locks him out of the house
  • He punches him in the face

Question 5 of 13

Who seeks refuge at the narrator's house?

  • An artilleryman
  • A general
  • A curate
  • Frank

Question 6 of 13

What do the Martians eat to stay alive?

  • Human blood
  • Birds
  • Dog paws
  • Shark teeth

Question 7 of 13

What warship takes out 2 Martians?

  • Thunder Child
  • The Big Thunder
  • Lightning Thief
  • Soundwave

Question 8 of 13

How does one escape the "Black Smoke"?

  • By climbing above the smoke
  • By standing on one foot
  • By running underground
  • By plugging your nose

Question 9 of 13

What ends up killing the Martians?

  • Bacteria
  • Viral Meningitis
  • Birds
  • An atomic bomb

Question 10 of 13

Where in England did the narrator's brother live?

  • London
  • Stanmore
  • Bath
  • Liverpool

Question 11 of 13

Where do the cylinders fall?

  • In England
  • In Italy
  • In New York
  • In Kansas

Question 12 of 13

What happened to the people waving the White Flag at the first cylinder?

  • They were killed by the heat ray
  • They were stepped on by the monsters
  • They talked with the Martians
  • They were killed by the black smoke

Question 13 of 13

Finish this sentence describing the Martians, "_______ on stilts, I tell you, striding along like men."

  • Boilers
  • Bowls
  • Aliens
  • Bowling balls

Ready to see how you did?

See Results

Crunching Numbers

Eggcellent!

You scored 70%!

(Scroll up to see answers)

Suggested Links