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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12, "A Dangerous Adventure".
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why is the lady in the black car frustrated by Granpa's answer?
(a) She thinks Granpa is being rude.
(b) She thinks Granpa is deaf.
(c) Granpa directs them toward a mountain, due west.
(d) She thinks Granpa is a foreigner.
2. What does Little Tree learn about Granpa when he hears him say "I kin ye Bonnie Bee"?
(a) Little Tree learns of the love and understanding that Granpa has for Granma.
(b) That Granma is a good worker.
(c) That Granma takes care of the bees.
(d) That Granpa will take care of Granma.
3. How does the author use contrast to show different lifestyles and characters in Chapter 7?
(a) The author brings the excited policeman dressed in his city clothes into the cabin where everyone is calm and dressed in traditional clothes.
(b) The author describes the routine, laborious work on the land and later shows readers a colorful visitor talking about cars, criminals and money-making schemes.
(c) The author describes the mountain and then changes the setting to the busy square at the settlement.
(d) The author contrasts the plow with the fast black car driven by the visitor.
4. Why does Little Tree set the coal oil can down when the lady in the black car speaks to them?
(a) To avoid the smell.
(b) Because Granpa teaches him that when spoken to, he should give full attention out of respect.
(c) Because it is beginning to spill oil.
(d) Because it is getting heavy.
5. Which character comes to visit the family in Chapter 7?
(a) The lady from the big, black car.
(b) The sharecropper.
(c) The preacher.
(d) Pine Billy.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 12, how does the author demonstrate Granpa's respect for the animals?
2. In Chapter 7, Little Tree's grandparents place emphasis on teaching him some more very important skills. Why do they do this?
3. What dangerous adventure gives Chapter 12 its title?
4. How does the author reveal Granpa's sense of humor even during this dangerous adventure?
5. In the early chapters of the book, what kind of education is Little Tree receiving from his grandparents?
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