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by Kurt Vonnegut

Slaughterhouse-Five: War: What Is It Good For? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Slaughterhouse-Five? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. How is the introduction autobiographical?

Kurt Vonnegut went to slaughterhouses all the time
Kurt Vonnegut taught and studied in the same places as the narrator
Kurt Vonnegut likes to eat the same things as the narrator
The narrator says, "Hi, I'm Kurt Vonnegut"
Q. For what is Billy Pilgrim at school?

To pass the time
So he doesn't have to hang out with his parents
Q. What does Paul Lazzaro threaten?

To eat all of Billy's food
To never invite Billy to his birthday party
To send an assassin after Billy
To shoot Billy's foot
Q. Why does Billy check himself into a veteran's hospital?

He has a nervous breakdown
He's afraid of assassins
He likes the jello there
He doesn't want to get married
Q. Who are the Tralfamadorians?

People from Tralfa
People who can turn into elephants
Aliens shaped like toilet plungers
Werewolf killers
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