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Quizzes on Walker Percy

For Percy Readers at All Levels, Test Yourself for Fun and Learn About Walker Percy & His Writings


Since The Walker Percy Project serves students, general readers, and scholars and educators, this website presents several interactive quizzes as well as downloadable quizzes for self-grading. Select a quiz or resource below for fun or for teaching purposes. (Notes: Each interactive quiz requires a Javascript-enabled browser.)

On Searching for Answers

"If I had the choice of knowing the truth or searching for the truth, I'd take the search."

— Walker Percy


Downloadable Quizzes in Print Format

The following additional supporting materials are available for printing. You can download a quiz specific to any of the Percy novels below for self-grading. Each quiz contains 15 multiple-choice and 5 true-or-false questions in individual PDFs.

The Project thanks Dr. Farrell O'Gorman of Belmont Abbey College and Dr. Doug Mitchell of the University of Mobile (AL) for preparing these quizzes.

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The Walker Percy Project offers educational and entertainment materials with the goal of
keeping Walker Percy's works and thought alive in the public awareness.

We hope you enjoy these quizzes.