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Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness


by Joseph Conrad

Heart of Darkness: Liver of Lightheadedness Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Heart of Darkness? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Why do the four travelers anchor near London?

They are waiting for the flood to recede
They are waiting for the storm to subside
They are to be joined there by three more companions
They are to be joined there by three more companions One of them had a hankering for some Cumberland sausages with cheddar mash
Q. As a child, at what did Marlow love looking?

If you want to go way back, the inside of his mother’s womb
The night sky
Other people
Q. At whom does Marlow see some men shooting cannonballs?

Native Africans
The English
Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore and Farrah Fawcett
Q. Who is Kurtz?

Only your doctor knows for sure
One of the top agents in the Company
A competitor in the ivory trade business who is trying to take down the Company
Q. What does Marlow hate more than anything?

When your DVR cuts off the last thirty seconds of a program