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A Separate Peace

A Separate Peace


by John Knowles

A Separate Peace: Super Duper Quiz

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Q. The story opens with Gene Forrester returning where?

To the Devon School
To jail
To the grocery store (he forgot to pick up milk)
To his childhood home
Q. What does Finny dare Gene to do?

Steal the headmaster’s car
Cheat on a test
Jump from a tree into the river
Ask a cute girl on a date
Q. What is the name of the secret society that Gene and Finny form?

The Down with Homework Society
The Super Suicide Society
The Great Minds Think Alike Society
The Boys Don’t Cry Society
Q. What happens on the night Gene and Finny go to see Leper Lepellier become a full-fledged member of the Society?

Finny and Gene get into a fight because Finny interrupted Gene’s studies
They are caught by a teacher and given detention
Finny falls from the tree and shatters his leg
They find a stray kitten and decide to take it home
Q. What does Gene confess to Finny when he visits him at home?

That he shook the branch on purpose
That he has a crush on him
That he doesn’t want to be friends anymore
That he cheated on a trig quiz