Of Mice and Men Flashcards


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1

Where did the bus drop the two men?

Salinas, California

2

Lennie's last name is...

Small

3

What did Lennie take out of his pocket that got him yelled at from George

a dead mouse

4

According to George, why are he and Lennie different from other migrant laborers?

They are not lonely, for they have each other.

5

What do the men think of Curley's Wife?

They think that she is a tart.

6

What does not describe Curley's Wife when she first enters the bunk house?

Angry

7

Which of the following is not significant about George's story about the river?

It shows that Lennie is capable of self-inflicted violence.

8

What word does not describe Candy?

malleable

9

Which of these comparisons between Candy and his dog does not hold true?

Candy and his dog are both outcasts.

10

What character does not remain at the farm at night?

Slim

11

Is Curley's wife ever named?

No

12

According to Curley's wife, under what condition do men speak to her?

When they are alone

13

What time and day is it at the beginning of Chapter 5?

Sunday afternoon

14

What is Lennie doing by himself in the barn?

Looking at a dead puppy

15

Who visits Lennie in the barn?

Curley's wife

16

What does Lennie wish he had while in the barn?

Velvet

17

Who finds Curley's wife?

Candy

18

How did Candy get $250 dollars?

The ranch gave it to him when he lost his arm

19

Why was Lennie smiling?

He was remembering the rabbits on their dream farm

20

What was Curley looking for in Chapter 3?

His wife

21

What is Slim really doing in the barn?

Tarring a mules hoof

22

Whit says that George and Lennie must have come to work. What reason does he give?

Because they came on Friday and have to work all day Saturday before they get their day off on Sunday and the three free meals that come on their day off.

23

What does Curley think Slim is doing?

Messing with his wife

24

For what reason would the people sell the ranch for only $600?

Because the old lady needs an operation and the couple is broke.

25

About what does Curley think Lennie smiling about?

He thinks Lennie’s laughing at him because of Carlson saying he would kick Curley’s head in.

26

What happens between Curley and Lennie?

They fight; Curley starts out by punching Lennie’s face, but then Lennie crushes every bone in Curley’s hand.

27

What game have the other men been playing

Horseshoes

28

17. What does Whit invite George to do “tomorrow” night?

Go to town to Susy’s brothel

29

Why don’t the guys visit Clara’s house instead of Susy’s?

Because Susy’s is “cleaner” and cheaper; Susy tells good jokes and doesn’t mind if the guys just want to buy a shot and not have a “flop” with a prostitute

30

. What is Carlson’s problem and what does he tell Candy to do?

He doesn’t like Candy’s dog because he smells bad and is too old to do anyone any good; he tells Candy to shoot the dog.

31

What reason’s does Carlson give for wanting Candy’s dog shot?

The dog smells bad; has no teeth; can barely walk; can’t do Candy any good; can’t do itself any good

32

What does Whit show Slim?

A magazine with a letter published in it from a former ranch hand

33

15. What does Slim tell Carlson to take with him when goes to shoot Candy’s dog? Why?

A shovel to bury the dog.

34

Where is Lennie hiding?

In the bush where George told him to go

35

What does Carlson think happened to his Luger?

It was stolen by Lennie

36

Who has Carlson's Luger?

George

37

Who end up killing Lennie?

George

38

What story did George tell Lennie?

Their lives on the ranch

39

What does George do while telling Lennie the story?

He gets the gun ready

40

What does Curley's wife say she could have done to Crooks?

She says she could get him humg from a tree

41

What dream do George and Lennie share?

Owning their own farm

42

What is Georges last name?

Milton

43

What does the boss suspect George of doing to Lennie?

taking his pay

44

What did Candy want t talk to Lennie about?

Rabbits

45

Who used to give Lennie mice?

Aunt Clara

46

Why is Curley's hand filled with vaseline?

To keep it soft for his wife

47

Who is Curley?

The Bosses son

48

Where are George and Lennie going?

To start a job on a ranch

49

How is George described?

Authoritative, small and quick, dark of face with restless eyes and sharp strong features. Every part of him is defined.

50

How is Lennie described?

Georges opposite, childish, a huge, shapeless of face man, large pale eyes and wide sloping shoulders. He is compared to a bear.

Mentally handicapped.