Welcome to the quiz about Tom Wolfe's iconic novel, The Bonfire of the Vanities. This satirical masterpiece explores the excesses and greed of 1980s New York City, and its characters are a reflection of the era's social and economic tensions.
Test your knowledge of this classic work of fiction and see how much you remember about its plot, themes, and characters. Good luck!
What is the occupation of the main character, Sherman McCoy?
What is the name of Sherman McCoy's mistress?
Maria Ruskin McCoy
What is the name of the Bronx neighborhood where Henry Lamb lives?
What is the name of the journalist who writes a story about Sherman McCoy's hit-and-run accident?
What is the name of Sherman McCoy's wife?
What is the name of the judge who presides over Sherman McCoy's trial?
What is the name of the African American activist who protests against the injustice of Sherman McCoy's case?
What is the name of the socialite who hosts a party where Sherman McCoy meets Maria Ruskin?
What is the name of the private detective who is hired to investigate Sherman McCoy's case?
Freddy Chauncey Johnson
What is the name of the prosecutor who tries Sherman McCoy's case?
Larry Kramer Jr.
Larry Kramer III
Larry Kramer IV
What is the name of the judge who dismisses the charges against Henry Lamb?
What is the name of the art dealer who is involved in the sale of the vanity?
What is the name of the hospital where Sherman McCoy's daughter is treated for her illness?
St. Vincent's Hospital
Lenox Hill Hospital
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
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