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Lord Jim

Lord Jim


by Joseph Conrad

Lord Jim: Every Man for Himself! Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Lord Jim? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does Jim mean when he says, "I am come ready and unarmed"?

He is willing to take responsibility for his actions
He lost his gun and is trying to find a new one
He is ready to start a peace talk with Gentleman Brown
He will smite all those who oppose him
Q. What does Jim order Sherif Ali's team of assassins to do?

Go jump in a lake
Go jump in a pool
Go jump in a river
Go jump off a cliff
Q. Why does Jim have to leave his job with the Yucker Brothers

He hates it there
He gets into a bar brawl
He shoots his manager
He is fired for laziness
Q. Why does the crew abandon George?

He decides to go down with the ship
Zombies got him
Pilgrims wouldn't let him leave the ship
He drops dead from a heart attack
Q. When the French Lieutenant says "Ah! The young… after all, one does not die of it," what is he referring to?

Being afraid
Old age