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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest


by Ken Kesey

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest: Cuckoo Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Who is the narrator?

Chief Bromden
Nurse Ratched
Randle McMurphy
Jack Nicholson
Q. What does Bromden pretend?

That he is crazy
That he is a woman
That he is deaf and dumb
That he can’t read
Q. What is the difference between the Acutes and the Chronics?

The Acutes are cuter than the Chronics
The Chronics have no hope of being cured
The Acutes wear blue jerseys and the Chronics wear yellow jerseys
The Acutes are women and the Chronics are men
Q. What bet does McMurphy make with the other patients?

That he can make Nurse Ratched lose her temper within a week
That he can get the patients out of their chores
That his favorite team will win the World Series
That he’ll be able to escape from the hospital
Q. What happens to Cheswick?

He is released from the hospital
He is moved to the Disturbed Ward
His classification changes from Acute to Chronic
He dies in an apparent suicide