Of Mice and Men Chapter 5 Quiz

What has happened to Lennie’s puppy and why? Lennie has killed his puppy by bouncing it too hard.
What two pieces of information does Curley’s wife share with Lennie? Curley’s wife tells him about her dream to be an actress, and she tells him her secret that she does not like Curley.
Why does Curley’s wife offer to let Lennie caress her hair? Curley’s wife says that she shares Lennie’s fondness of soft things and since she regards him as “a big baby,” she sees no harm in letting him feel the softness of her hair.
How and why does Lennie kill Curley’s wife? Lennie kills Curley’s wife by breaking her neck because he is shaking her, trying to make her be quiet so he won’t get in trouble.
Why does George say that they can’t let Lennie escape to live on his own? George says that Lennie will starve out on his own.
What is Candy’s greatest fear? that they will not get the farm
When George asks Slim about just trying to catch Lennie instead of killing him, what advice does Slim give George? Slim tells George that if they just catch Lennie, he would be strapped down and caged, which would be worse than death.
What makes the men think that Lennie is armed? The men think that Lennie is armed because Carlson comes into the barn and announces that his gun is missing.
Where does Curley plan to aim if he shoots Lennie? Curley is planning to shoot Lennie in the stomach.
Who stays with Curley’s wife as the others go off in pursuit of Lennie? Candy stays with Curley’s wife.

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