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

2. How much money is Daisy's accident going to cost the insurance company?
(a) $2700.
(b) $10000.
(c) $1000.
(d) $5350.

3. Why does Hoke need to pull the car over on their way home from their long trip?
(a) Because Daisy is driving him nuts.
(b) Because something is wrong with the air conditioner.
(c) Because something is wrong with the tire.
(d) Because he needs to go to the bathroom.

4. What is the first nice thing Boolie hears Daisy say about Hoke?
(a) That he's a good driver.
(b) That he's handy.
(c) She never says anything nice about him.
(d) That he's handsome.

5. What year did Daisy first go to Mobile?
(a) 1942.
(b) 2003.
(c) 1856.
(d) 1888.

6. To whom is Daisy married to when the play begins?
(a) Hoke.
(b) We never learn his name.
(c) No one; she is a widow.
(d) George.

7. When he first starts working, what does Hoke offer to do to Daisy's backyard?
(a) Raise chickens.
(b) Plant new trees.
(c) Plant a small garden.
(d) Raise pigs.

8. What does Daisy think Hoke witnessing the lynching has to do with her temple being bombed?
(a) She thinks it's time to move to California.
(b) She thinks someone is after Hoke.
(c) She thinks it's the same people.
(d) Nothing.

9. Where did Daisy work?
(a) The Wainwright mansion.
(b) County General Hospital.
(c) Nowhere; she never had a job.
(d) Crew Street School.

10. How many days did it take Daisy to let Hoke drive her somewhere?
(a) Ten.
(b) Five.
(c) Seven.
(d) Six.

11. Why does Hoke come over during the ice storm?
(a) Because he knows how to drive in the ice.
(b) All of these answers are correct.
(c) Because he has to work that day.
(d) Because he wants to make sure Daisy is okay.

12. Who does Daisy blame her car accident on?
(a) Her nosy neighbor.
(b) Hoke.
(c) God.
(d) The car.

13. How old is Boolie when the play ends?
(a) 75.
(b) 70.
(c) 65.
(d) 80.

14. What endearing name does Boolie frequent call Daisy?
(a) A daisy weed.
(b) An old bag.
(c) A curmudgeon.
(d) A doodle.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How old is Hoke when the play ends?

2. What actually caused Daisy's car accident?

3. What does Florine send along with Daisy during her trip?

4. What holiday is it during the final scene of the play?

5. Why does Daisy claim her students always liked her?

(see the answer keys)

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