The Screwtape Letters

by: C.S. Lewis

Full Book Quiz

Further study Full Book Quiz

1. What is Screwtape’s purported relationship to the novice tempter Wormwood?

2. When does the Patient convert to Christianity?

3. Who is the protagonist of The Screwtape Letters?

4. According to Screwtape, what are the four sources of laughter?

5. Why is the Patient uncertain about what his duties will be during World War II?

6. According to Screwtape, why is the Patient’s Mother a glutton?

7. In The Screwtape Letters, which of the following does Hell most resemble?

8. What are the experiences that lead to the reawakening of the Patient’s faith?

9. Why does Wormwood report Screwtape to Hell’s authorities?

10. How should Wormwood tempt the Patient’s given the outbreak of World War II?

11. What is the Woman and her family’s position toward Christianity?

12. Angry at Wormwood, Screwtape transforms into which of the following?

13. Which of the following is a result of Hell’s influence on Earth

14. According to Screwtape, what is the influence of love on human sexual morality?

15. How does Screwtape describe the present moment?

16. What is the Woman’s chief character flaw?

17. Why does Screwtape say he hates the Woman?

18. What is the Patient’s relationship to the Woman’s family?

19. What does it mean to be “merely Christian”?

20. How is the war most relevant to Wormwood’s project of tempting the Patient into Hell?

21. What do the Germans do to threaten the Patient’s life?

22. What are the Patient’s duties that put him in harms way?

23. Why does the Patient feel he is a coward?

24. What happens to the Patient when he dies?

25. What is Screwtape excited about in his final letter?