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The Story of an Hour

The Story of an Hour

by Kate Chopin

The Story of an Hour: Time Flies When You’re... Reading About It Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Story of an Hour? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does Mrs. Mallard have?


A brain tumor
A heart condition
A prosthetic arm
A big, hairy mole that she likes to refer to as a beauty mark
Q. What is Mrs. Mallard told has happened to Mr. Mallard?


He has been paralyzed in an accident
He has been maimed in an accident
He has been killed in an accident
I'm going to guess there was an accident involved
Q. Who breaks the news to Mrs. Mallard?


Walter Cronkite
Her mother
Her father
Her sister
Her brother
Q. Where was Mr. Mallard when the accident occurred?


On a train
In a chemical plant
In a padded room wearing a long padded coat and dancing on three feet of pillows
In an assembly line
Q. Where does Mrs. Mallard go upon hearing the news?


To the hospital
To the morgue
To her room
To a church
To the Maroon 5 concert. Sure, it’s bad timing, but come on - the tickets were already paid for.
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