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For Whom the Bell Tolls

For Whom the Bell Tolls


by Ernest Hemingway

For Whom the Bell Tolls: Life in the Fascist Lane Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around For Whom the Bell Tolls? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. For which side is Robert Jordan fighting in the Spanish Civil War?

The Republicans
The Democrats
The Freedom Fighters
He’s not even sure, but who can turn down a good war?
Q. What has Robert been ordered to do?

Spy on the enemy
Pick up the Colonel’s dry-cleaning
Blow up a bridge
Bring a message of surrender to the enemy
Q. Where is Pablo’s hideout?

In a cave
Conveniently located right next door to Fernando’s Hideaway
In a forest
In a tomb
Q. For whom does Pablo fall inside Pablo’s hideout?

Pilar, Pablo’s wife
A coat rack; but to be fair, it was dark in there
Q. What does El Sordo promise to steal?

$150 million from three Las Vegas casinos, with or without Danny Ocean’s help
Q. Whom does Robert shoot?

His commanding officer
A fascist patrol officer
The coat rack, when it fails to return his feelings
Q. What does Robert send Andrés to do?

Protect El Sordo
Warn the general
Go on a beer run
Lead the charge into battle
Q. With what does Pablo abscond?

The explosives
The detonators
The dictionary, leaving Robert unsure about the definition of the word "abscond"
Q. What do the men decide to use to trigger the dynamite?

The red-hot spark of Robert and Maria’s mutual love
Q. What happens to Robert that causes him to urge the other men to go on without him?

He is mortally wounded
He breaks his leg, slowing him down
He gets his foot caught in a trap
e accidentally lets one rip and doesn’t want anyone else to smell it