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The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber

The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber


by Ernest Hemingway

The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber: Lions and Tigers and Wimps, Oh My! Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is an eland?

The opposite of an eocean.
A grasshopper
An animal that lives in Africa and looks like a deer
A canyon
Q. From what country is the gun that Margot uses?

Q. When a professional hunter like Wilson says, "I'm still dinking their whiskeys," what does it mean?

His safari went badly
He stole some whiskey
He stole their money to buy whiskey
He is an alcoholic
Q. What kind of animal is Wilson describing as "the hardest, the cruelest, the most predatory and the most attractive"?

American women
Q. What keeps Macomber awake at night?

A lion roaring
The moans of the zombies