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The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale


by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid's Tale: How Did Chaucer Not Get to This One First? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Handmaid's Tale? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Where is the Women’s Center?

In the back of a restaurant
At a rehabilitation facility
The navel, roughly
In an old school gym
Q. What did the previous handmaid do?

She attacked the Commander
She killed herself
She quit
She spit in the Commander’s Perrier
Q. Where did the narrator work before coming to the Center?

At a library
In a warehouse
She worked from home, doing freelance bomb assembly
In the governor’s office
On a construction site
Q. What do the narrator and her husband get caught doing?

Having sex in public
Plotting a murder
Attempting to flee the country
Taking an extra chocolate peppermint from the bowl at Barone’s Italian Restaurant
Q. What happens to Moira the second time she attempts to escape from the Center?

She is successful
She is shot down
She is awarded the Nice Try Medal of Foolish Bravery
She drowns