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The Most Dangerous Game Quizzes

by Richard Connell

The Most Dangerous Game Quiz 1

1. What is the name of the island that Zaroff live son?

  • Lost Ship's Island
  • Cannibal Island
  • Ship-Trap Island
  • Shipwrecked Island

2. In what region of the world is the book set?

  • Mexico
  • Russia
  • Caribbean
  • Greece

3. Where is Captain Nielsen from?

  • Sweden
  • Russia
  • Italy
  • Switzerland

4. Why does Rainsford go onto the deck?

  • to smoke a pipe
  • to speak with the Captain
  • to watch the stars
  • to breathe in fresh air

5. What startles Rainsford while he is relaxing on the deck?

  • the engine
  • a scream
  • the sound of gunshots
  • the sound of an animal roaring

6. The title of the short story, "The Most Dangerous Game." can be read as what?

  • onomatopedia
  • a double-entendre
  • a simile
  • anthropomorphism

7. Ennui is another word for...

  • wholesome
  • factual
  • boredom
  • annoyed

8. Where are Rainsford and Whitney at the beginning of the story?

  • in New York City, talking about a planned trip
  • on Ship-Trap Island
  • hunting in the forest
  • on a boat near Ship-Trap Island

9. Where does Rainsford find himself after swimming ashore?

  • a rocky shore just outside of a jungle
  • a bog
  • a pier
  • a beach

10. What do General Zaroff and Rainsford have in common?

  • they both speak Russian
  • they both own yachts
  • they both enjoy Parisian operas
  • they are both big game hunters

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