Driving Miss Daisy Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Daisy assume Hoke knows Martin Luther King?
(a) Because he's Black.
(b) All of these answers are correct.
(c) Because he greatly admires him.
(d) Because he knows everyone in town.

2. Why does someone bomb Daisy's temple?
(a) Anti-semitism.
(b) They were trying to assassinate Daisy.
(c) They were trying to assassinate Hoke.
(d) They knew the president was visiting that day.

3. As Driving Miss Daisy comes to a conclusion, what kind of driver does Daisy continue to accuse Hoke of being?
(a) A blind one.
(b) A cheating one.
(c) A speeding one.
(d) All of these answers are correct.

4. Who does Hoke call while waiting for Daisy the first time he drives her in the car?
(a) His girlfriend.
(b) Boolie.
(c) His wife.
(d) The police.

5. Where is one of Hoke's family members a professor?
(a) Moorehouse College.
(b) Spelman College.
(c) Florida State University.
(d) Georgia State University.

6. What aid does Daisy need in the final scene?
(a) Glasses.
(b) A hearing aid.
(c) A walker.
(d) Crutches.

7. What is the name of the banquet that Daisy buys tickets to?
(a) The annual Kissimmee Banquet for Seniors.
(b) Boolie's office banquet; he makes her buy her own tickets.
(c) The UJA banquet.
(d) The McClatchey Annual Holiday Banquet.

8. Who is Boolie's father?
(a) George.
(b) Hoke.
(c) The reader never finds out.
(d) Boolie is an orphan.

9. Who does Boolie suggest Daisy take with her to the banquet instead?
(a) Hoke.
(b) Florine.
(c) Samuel.
(d) Idella.

10. In what year does the play end?
(a) 1973.
(b) 2002.
(c) The reader never finds out.
(d) 1988.

11. Why does Daisy become alarmed when she is home alone during the ice storm?
(a) Because she is afraid of the dark.
(b) Because her dog starts barking wildly.
(c) Because he home alarm keeps going off.
(d) Because she hears footsteps outside.

12. What does Daisy give Hoke as a Christmas present?
(a) A new tie.
(b) A picture of the two of them.
(c) A handwriting book.
(d) A new pair of keys for the car.

13. Where has Hoke heard Martin Luther King preach?
(a) At his church.
(b) Over the TV.
(c) On the radio.
(d) In person.

14. How does Hoke find out that Daisy's temple has been bombed?
(a) A police officer tells him.
(b) He hears it on TV.
(c) Someone calls the cell phone they have in the car.
(d) He reads it in the papers.

15. What stage cue does Driving Miss Daisy frequently use to change scenes?
(a) Music.
(b) The lights going off and then on.
(c) A narrator.
(d) A bell softly ringing.

Short Answer Questions

1. What kind of accents does Uhry specifically mention Daisy and Boolie should have?

2. What might happen if Boolie goes to the banquet?

3. Who is Sinclair Harris?

4. What is Daisy looking for when she becomes disoriented?

5. Who else comes to clean out Daisy's house?

(see the answer keys)

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