“A Good Man Is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Connor Test


A multiple-choice and short-answer test for Flannery O’Connor’s short story, “A Good Man Is Hard to Find.”


  • 20 Multiple-Choice Questions
  • 5 Short Answer Questions
  • Scoring Guide with Suggested Rubric for Short Answer Questions
  • Answer Key (Including Suggested Answer Content for Short Answer Questions)

This is a flexible assessment for O’Connor’s widely-anthologized and widely-read short story. The test is formatted to allow several choices as to how many short answer questions to include so that the assessment can function as a quiz or as a more comprehensive test for “A Good Man Is Hard to Find.”

The focus of the questions covers a range of areas – from plot and character to literary elements and theme.

A clear-cut scoring rubric is included to facilitate fast and transparent grading for the short answer questions.

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