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The Road

The Road


by Cormac McCarthy

The Road: Quotes (What was Said) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Road? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Who admits that what he is called isn't his name?

Q. Which is the first sentence of the novel?

“Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice.”
“It was a pleasure to burn.”
“It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.”
"When he woke in the woods in the dark and the cold of the night he'd reach out and touch the child sleeping beside him"
“124 was spiteful. Full of a baby’s venom.”
Q. The Man identifies his son as his

"Little Person Who Keeps Following"
Q. To what action is The Man responding? "The man had already dropped to the ground and he swung with him and leveled the pistol and fired from a two-handed position balanced on both knees at a distance of six feet. The man [the "bad guy"] fell back instantly and lay with blood bubbling from the hole in his forehead."

Boy being threatened
Boy being promoted
Boy running away
Boy being rude
Really bad service at the diner
Q. Who said, "Yes I am [...]. I am the one"?

The Man
The Boy
The Woman
The Roadrat
The Veteran