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 think Hoke enjoys Christmas at Boolie and Florine's?
(a) Because he's never had Christmas before.
(b) Because he's the only Christian in attendance.
(c) Because he is greedy and hungry all the time.
(d) Because he doesn't have his own family.

2. Why does Boolie call to check on Daisy during the ice storm?
(a) Because it will be weeks until anyone can get her out.
(b) Because the power is out.
(c) Because she has no food.
(d) Because she is afraid of the dark.

3. Whose grave does Daisy diligently tend to in the cemetery?
(a) Her husband's.
(b) Her mother's.
(c) Random people's.
(d) Her daughter's.

4. When she becomes disoriented, what is causing Daisy to also become so distressed?
(a) She thinks she will be killed any moment.
(b) She can't find her subway pass.
(c) She doesn't want to disappoint her students.
(d) She thinks she is late for performing surgery.

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

6. What does Hoke bring Daisy on the morning of the ice storm?
(a) Coffee.
(b) Milk.
(c) Eggs.
(d) Bread.

7. On what street did Daisy grow up?
(a) Oak Street.
(b) Forsyth Street.
(c) Main Street.
(d) Euclid Street.

8. What was Daisy's job before she retired?
(a) Nurse.
(b) Nanny.
(c) Teacher.
(d) She never had a job.

9. What might happen if Boolie goes to the banquet?
(a) He will have to declare bankruptcy.
(b) He might get sicker.
(c) He will miss an important date with his wife.
(d) People will stop coming to his company for services.

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

11. What did Harold Stone do for a job?
(a) He was an auto mechanic.
(b) He never really worked.
(c) He was a judge.
(d) He was a teacher.

12. What kind of glasses does Hoke wear when he arrives to clean out Daisy's house?
(a) No glasses at all.
(b) Safety goggles because there is so much junk.
(c) Very thin reading glasses.
(d) Very thick ones because of his age.

13. Who ends up heading over to help when Daisy is disoriented?
(a) Boolie.
(b) A neighbor.
(c) Idella.
(d) Florine.

14. Where is the banquet held?
(a) The Biltmore.
(b) Downtown New York City.
(c) The State House.
(d) Harris' Ranch.

15. How old was Daisy's cousin Tillie when she married?
(a) 57.
(b) 67.
(c) 65.
(d) 55.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Daisy think Hoke witnessing the lynching has to do with her temple being bombed?

2. In what year does the play end?

3. Who does Hoke call when Daisy first becomes disoriented?

4. Who is Miss McClatchey?

5. In what year was Driving Miss Daisy originally performed?

(see the answer keys)

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