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Dr. Heidegger's Experiment

Dr. Heidegger's Experiment


by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Dr. Heidegger's Experiment: This Man Knows How to Throw a Party Quiz

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Q. Which is the name of one of the guests Dr. Heidegger invites to his place?

Colonel Sanders
Colonel Petticamp
Colonel Killigrew
Colonel Mushnik
Colonel Mustard
Q. For what did Dr. Heidegger’s three male guests used to compete?

The title of World Featherweight Champion
The attention of the Widow Wycherly
The bragging rights of best long-distance swimmer
Q. What is one of the objects in Dr. Heidegger’s study?

A skeleton in a closet
A bee in a bonnet
A can of worms
A bottle of beer
Q. What does Dr. Heidegger’s mirror supposedly feature?

A crack that shows each observer his own lifeline
The faces of all of Dr. Heidegger’s dead patients
A reflection of the observer’s soul rather than his physical form
The uncanny ability to make the observer look exactly like Clive Owen
Q. What does Dr. Heidegger drop into the vase full of bubbling water?

A sugar cube
A piece of cheese
A dying rose
The first guest who dares to tell him he’s nuts
Q. What does Dr. Heidegger give to each of his guests?

An empty champagne glass
A vial filled with a purple potion
A mug that reads "World’s Best Guinea Pig"
A stein full of beer
Q. From where does Dr. Heidegger claim the water in the vase comes?

The Dead Sea
The Fountain of Youth
The Holy Grail
The Arctic Ocean
His kitchen faucet
Q. After drinking the water, what do the three male guests do?

Strip down to their underwear
Make a mad dash for the bathroom
Start swinging from the chandelier
Begin wrestling each other
Q. What happens to the vase?

It explodes
It is knocked over, spilling its contents
The water dissolves it from the inside out
It attends Princeton, obtains a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and sets up shop in the small town of Beacon Falls, Connecticut
Q. How does Dr. Heidegger react to the loss of the elixir?

He takes it pretty well
He furiously orders all of his guests to leave his house immediately
He throws himself to the ground and attempts to lick the water up off the floor
He is upset, but makes himself feel better by downing a dose of Love Potion #9 and then going after the Widow Wycherly