As I Lay Dying Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 114 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the As I Lay Dying Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who storms into the barn in Chapter 25: "Darl"?
(a) Jewel.
(b) Cash.
(c) Anse.
(d) Tull.

2. Who is described as the only one of Addie's children that "had his mother's nature, had any natural affection" (19) in Chapter 6: "Cora"?
(a) Vardaman.
(b) Darl.
(c) Jewel.
(d) Cash.

3. What does Vardaman claim his mother is in Chapter 19: "Vardaman"?
(a) A buzzard.
(b) A fish.
(c) A goddess.
(d) A horse.

4. What does Cash do after realizing that his mother is dead in Chapter 12: "Darl"?
(a) He returns to sawing her casket.
(b) He calls for Vardaman.
(c) He calls for Dr. Peabody.
(d) He calls the coroner.

5. What part of the barn is Cash repairing in Chapter 24: "Vardaman"?
(a) The roof.
(b) The stables.
(c) The loft.
(d) The pigpen.

6. How long does Dewey Dell say it took for Addie to die in Chapter 14: "Dewey Dell"?
(a) Five days.
(b) Two days.
(c) Ten days.
(d) Three days.

7. How old does Tull say his mother lived until in Chapter 8: "Tull"?
(a) Over 60.
(b) Over 70.
(c) Over 90.
(d) Over 80.

8. Who is driving the wagon in Chapter 25: "Darl"?
(a) Cash.
(b) Dewey Dell.
(c) Darl.
(d) Vardaman.

9. Who does Cora describe interrupting Darl as he stared at his dying mother in Chapter 6: "Cora"?
(a) Dewey Dell.
(b) Jewel.
(c) Tull.
(d) Vardaman.

10. Whose coffin is being constructed in Chapter 1: "Darl"?
(a) Vardaman's coffin.
(b) Darl's coffin.
(c) Dewey Dell's coffin.
(d) Addie's coffin.

11. How old was Pa when he got sick from working in the sun, according to Darl in Chapter 5: "Darl"?
(a) 19.
(b) 22.
(c) 32.
(d) 15.

12. What does Vardaman say Dewey Dell told him they would get in Chapter 15: Vardaman"?
(a) Grapefuits.
(b) Oranges.
(c) Apples.
(d) Bananas.

13. Whose raincoat is offered to Cash while he works on the coffin in Chapter 17: "Darl"?
(a) Cora's.
(b) Addie's.
(c) Jewel's.
(d) Darl's.

14. What is Vardaman doing when he is seen after the funeral service in Chapter 20: "Tull"?
(a) Reading.
(b) Writing.
(c) Fishing.
(d) Hunting.

15. Who does Cora say "admits that a good breed of cows or hogs pays in the long run" in Chapter 2: "Cora"?
(a) Tull.
(b) Vardaman.
(c) Anse.
(d) Darl.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who watches Darl pass through the house while touching her beads in the end of Chapter 2: "Cora"?

2. When does Uncle Billy say the bridge was built in Chapter 20: "Tull"?

3. How old is Peabody?

4. What does Darl describe the air as smelling like as he watches Cash work in Chapter 17: "Darl"?

5. What does Dewey Dell say she is taking to town in a package in Chapter 24: "Vardaman"?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 390 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the As I Lay Dying Lesson Plans
As I Lay Dying from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook