The Education of Little Tree Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

Asa Earl Carter
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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 it important for the author to reveal that Granpa and Granma have friends who visit them?
(a) To make it clear that Little Tree is kept away from adults who are not Cherokee.
(b) To make it clear that Little Tree is being protected.
(c) To make it clear that everyone is not racially prejudiced.
(d) To make it clear that Little Tree's grandparents are not bringing him up in a way that isolates him from other people.

2. Why is the lady in the black car frustrated by Granpa's answer?
(a) Granpa directs them toward a mountain, due west.
(b) She thinks Granpa is a foreigner.
(c) She thinks Granpa is being rude.
(d) She thinks Granpa is deaf.

3. Why does Little Tree set the coal oil can down when the lady in the black car speaks to them?
(a) Because Granpa teaches him that when spoken to, he should give full attention out of respect.
(b) Because it is getting heavy.
(c) To avoid the smell.
(d) Because it is beginning to spill oil.

4. Which of the following would be the best alternate title for Chapter 3?
(a) Family Circles.
(b) Granpa Learns to Read.
(c) Little Tree's Education.
(d) Winter Evenings at the Cabin.

5. According to Granpa's story, why did his father's friend enter the church with a pistol?
(a) The people in the church have been saying bad things about him.
(b) He has lost his home and family.
(c) He believes the preacher's sermon is against him.
(d) Because having fought battles all his life and lost everything, he has nothing more to fight about.

Short Answer Questions

1. From the incident with the black car, what is revealed about Granpa's attitude towards words?

2. What does the reader learn about Granpa from his reaction to the lady in the black car who is rude to him?

3. How do the events in Chapter 12 demonstrate the importance of Granma's knowledge of plants and herbs?

4. How does the author reveal that the policeman might be wrong to put the driver of the black car in jail?

5. How does the author reveal Granpa's sense of humor even during this dangerous adventure?

(see the answer key)

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