The Education of Little Tree Quiz | One Week Quiz A

Asa Earl Carter
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 16, "Church-Going".

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When the soldiers drive the Cherokee from their land, how do the Cherokee show their pride?
(a) They look straight ahead as they march and refuse rides in the soldiers' wagons.
(b) They sing brave songs on the journey.
(c) They fight back and repel the soldiers.
(d) They plant their nation's flag where every Cherokee is buried.

2. What is the Trail of Tears?
(a) The journey made by the Cherokee Nation when army soldiers force them to move to new lands.
(b) The journey made by Cherokee each year to commemorate the loss of their nation.
(c) The journey towards the burial ground of the Cherokee.
(d) The path up the mountain where Cherokee go to mourn their dead.

3. How does the preacher make Granpa angry in some of his sermons?
(a) He talks a lot about Pharisees or separates, while looking and pointing straight at Granpa's family.
(b) He talks with contempt about the Cherokee.
(c) He talks with contempt about the Catholics.
(d) He rants and raves about whiskey makers.

4. What do Little Tree and the sharecropper's daughter have in common?
(a) Both are exposed to the challenges of being young in an adult world.
(b) Both are being deprived of education.
(c) Both are poor.
(d) Both live off the land and have a strong sense of pride.

5. What change does Little Tree make that demonstrates how much he has learned from the loss of the money spent on the calf?
(a) He resolves to give Granpa his money to keep.
(b) He resolves to give his money to Granma to keep.
(c) He resolves to keep his extra money in his fruit jar instead of in his pocket.
(d) He resolves to bury his money in his secret place.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the author demonstrate that despite being poor, the sharecropper is instilling pride in his daughter?

2. What do Little Tree's grandparents reveal about the Cherokee style of passing on information and lessons from one generation to the other?

3. How do Granma and Granpa portray the 'Trail of Tears' for Little Tree?

4. Referring to people who like to take and give handouts, what similarity does Granpa describe between some people and some countries?

5. How do religious and cultural beliefs cause Little Tree and the sharecropper's daughter to act negatively towards each other?

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