* Site-Outage Notice: Our engineering elves will be tweaking the Shmoop site from Monday, December 22 10:00 PM PST to Tuesday, December 23 5:00 AM PST. The site will be unavailable during this time.
Dismiss
© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
The Mill on the Floss

The Mill on the Floss

by George Eliot

The Mill on the Floss: I Don’t Know What That Is, But I’m Thinking You Should See a Dentist Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Mill on the Floss? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Who often drops by the Tulliver household?


Well, their mother says he’s the plumber, but they never see him fiddling around with the pipes...
Their extended family
The landlord
The Mulligan man
One of the neighbor boys
Q. What kind of relationship do the Tulliver kids have?


They get along splendidly all of the time
They are always fighting
One that would not be endorsed by the Christian Science Monitor, that’s for sure
It’s pretty hot and cold
Q. What is wrong with Philip Wakem?


He has attention deficit disorder
He is physically deformed
He had the first pick in his MLB fantasy draft and didn’t take Pujols
He has a lazy eye
Q. What does Mr. Wakem buy?


The Tulliver family mill
The Tulliver family floss. Ew.
The Tulliver family home
The Tulliver family business
Q. Why do the Tulliver kids leave school?


Because their father believes school is a waste of time
Because their mother has a run-in with their teacher
Because their parents are broke and need them to work
Because they have finally learned all there is to learn
Advertisement
Noodle's College Search
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement