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. How do religious and cultural beliefs cause Little Tree and the sharecropper's daughter to act negatively towards each other?
(a) Their beliefs cause them to avoid speaking to each other.
(b) They dislike each other because they have different beliefs.
(c) Little Tree has been taught to distrust Christians, while the girl has been taught that Indians are lazy heathen savages.
(d) Their beliefs cause them to remain on separate sides of the square at the settlement.

2. What do Little Tree's grandparents reveal about the Cherokee style of passing on information and lessons from one generation to the other?
(a) They use a special writing system.
(b) They use the oral tradition in which stories are used to pass on information.
(c) They use symbols on caves.
(d) There is no writing system so valuable information is lost.

3. According to the news heard in Chapter 11, what is causing people in New York to die?
(a) Severe snow storms.
(b) They are killing themselves by jumping off roofs.
(c) A serious epidemic that causes depression.
(d) Overcrowding and the spread of illnesses.

4. How do Granma and Granpa portray the 'Trail of Tears' for Little Tree?
(a) As an incident of cruelty from which the Cherokee never recovered.
(b) As an incident of shame and cowardice.
(c) As an incident of fierce aggression by the Cherokee.
(d) As an incident of cruelty in which the Cherokee displayed 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 keep his extra money in his fruit jar instead of in his pocket.
(b) He resolves to give Granpa his money to keep.
(c) He resolves to give his money to Granma to keep.
(d) He resolves to bury his money in his secret place.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Pa say farewell to Granpa when he is dying?

2. According to his grandparents, why is it important for Little Tree to learn about his past?

3. What is unusual about the type of church that Little Tree's family attends?

4. What lesson does the author teach the reader in Chapter 6, based on how the Indians responded to the oppression by the soldiers?

5. In Chapter 16, what does the author suggest about the importance of the church teachings to Granpa and Little Tree?

(see the answer key)

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