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. How did Hoke react to the lunching he witnesses?
(a) He faints.
(b) He throws up.
(c) He runs away.
(d) He gets very, very angry.

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

3. How old is Daisy when the play ends?
(a) 75.
(b) Exactly 100.
(c) 84.
(d) 97.

4. What is the name of the power company Daisy thinks gets rich every Christmas?
(a) The Power Shower Company.
(b) Birmingham Lights and Electricity.
(c) Georgia Power Company.
(d) Florida Power Brokers.

5. What gift does Boolie bring for the long trip his Mama is taking?
(a) Notepaper.
(b) A journal.
(c) Flowers.
(d) Chocolates.

6. What TV show reminds Hoke of Idella whenever he sees it?
(a) World News Tonight.
(b) American Idol.
(c) Hit Parade.
(d) American Bandstand.

7. How does Hoke get to visit Daisy once she no longer lives at home?
(a) He takes the bus.
(b) Her new driver picks him up.
(c) He drives himself.
(d) By taxicab.

8. When was the first time Hoke ever left Georgia?
(a) When he fled slavery.
(b) When he was driving Daisy.
(c) When he bought his first car.
(d) When he got married.

9. Why can't Hoke find the Bauer headstone?
(a) Because it has been moved.
(b) Because it has been stolen.
(c) Because he can't read.
(d) Because his vision is going.

10. What does Daisy think of the holiday lights Florine always puts up?
(a) That they are tacky.
(b) That they are nice but a little too bright.
(c) That they are too little.
(d) That they are gorgeous.

11. When Hoke gets too old to drive, who drives him?
(a) He takes the bus.
(b) His daughter.
(c) His own chauffeur.
(d) His granddaughter.

12. Who else comes to clean out Daisy's house?
(a) Her church.
(b) The neighbors.
(c) Hoke's family.
(d) Goodwill.

13. Which family member of Hoke's is a college professor?
(a) His granddaughter.
(b) His daughter.
(c) His sister.
(d) His wife.

14. What item is Boolie amazed Daisy didn't break in her car accident?
(a) Her fingernails.
(b) Her glass cat figurine.
(c) Her cane.
(d) Her glasses.

15. What "loss" does Boolie talk about during the acceptance speech he gives when he wins his award?
(a) His loss the past three years.
(b) His loss of appetite.
(c) His loss of money.
(d) His loss of hair.

Short Answer Questions

1. As Driving Miss Daisy comes to a conclusion, what kind of driver does Daisy continue to accuse Hoke of being?

2. When she becomes disoriented, what is causing Daisy to also become so distressed?

3. On her way to Christmas dinner, what does Daisy say Florine would die before doing?

4. How does Idella die?

5. How has Daisy done her hair during the time she is disoriented?

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