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The Time Machine

The Time Machine

by H.G. Wells

The Time Machine: Symbols Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Time Machine? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What happens to the first fire the Time Traveller builds?


Roasts marshmallows
Burns down the forest
Burns his hand
Fries an Eloi
Scares the Morlocks
Q. When the Time Traveller demonstrates his machine, where does he place it?


Roof
Front door
Fireplace
Cellar
Bathroom
Q. What is probably man's oldest tool?


Hammer
Stone
Nail
Ax
Fire
Q. What is the first thing the Time Traveller sees in the future?


Eloi
Scientist
Weena
White sphinx
Mayor
Q. White flowers are compared to:


Clouds
Mallows
Pillows
Crowns
Cotton balls
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