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A Separate Peace

A Separate Peace


by John Knowles

A Separate Peace: A Togetherness War Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around A Separate Peace? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Where are the boys at boarding school?

New Hampshire
Q. What English teacher's adage applies to Knowles?

Write what you know
An apple a day keeps the doctor away
A good smile a day keeps the police away
Ignorance is bliss
Q. If you followed in Knowles' footsteps and wrote a novel like his, you could

Embarrass your high school friends
Create an alternative universe
Create a new superhero with the power to shoot lasers out of his eyes
Q. Gene trains for the

Super Bowl
World Series
World Wrestling Championship
Q. Which type of vegetation plays a key role in this story?

Burning bush
Q. What does Gene do (a lot)?

Ice skates
Q. What color are Finny's eyes?

Cool blue-green fire
Q. Which guy was not involved in World War II?

Benito Mussolini
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Barack Obama
Winston Churchill
Q. Which story by Homer is mentioned?

The Iliad
Alice in Wonderland
The Crucible
A Prayer of Owen Meany
Q. What is a well-known Exeter pick-up line?

"Can I jounce your limb?"