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. How does Granpa help Little Tree overcome feeling empty and sad after Ringer's death?
(a) He tells him to remember the good times with Ringer.
(b) He tells him to accept that Ringer is better off as he won't suffer anymore.
(c) He says the only way not to feel empty and sad is never to love anything, but then he will always feel sad and empty.
(d) He tells him he will feel better in a few days.

2. What dangerous adventure gives Chapter 12 its title?
(a) Little Tree is bitten by a bear.
(b) Granpa is bitten by a bear.
(c) Little Tree is bitten by a rattlesnake.
(d) Granpa is bitten by a rattlesnake from which he rescues Little Tree.

3. 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 being protected.
(b) To make it clear that Little Tree's grandparents are not bringing him up in a way that isolates him from other people.
(c) To make it clear that everyone is not racially prejudiced.
(d) To make it clear that Little Tree is kept away from adults who are not Cherokee.

4. What does Little Tree learn about Granpa when he hears him say "I kin ye Bonnie Bee"?
(a) That Granma takes care of the bees.
(b) That Granma is a good worker.
(c) That Granpa will take care of Granma.
(d) Little Tree learns of the love and understanding that Granpa has for Granma.

5. In the narration, Little Tree says he discovers later on that Granma only read some parts of the stories about George Washington. What reason does Little Tree suggest for this?
(a) She doesn't want Little Tree exposed to violent stories.
(b) She wants Granpa to have someone to admire.
(c) She doesn't want to upset Little Tree.
(d) She thinks Granpa will get angry.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is it significant that Granpa reminds Little Tree in Chapter 10 about the importance of paying attention to people's tone and not just their words?

2. How do the visitor's ambitions contrast with the values of Granpa and Granma?

3. Where does Granma get books to read to Little Tree and Granpa?

4. In his reaction to this visitor, what characteristics does Little Tree display that he will have to overcome in order to avoid difficulties with some people outside his family?

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

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