The Education of Little Tree Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Asa Earl Carter
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6, "To Know The Past".

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to his grandparents, why is it important for Little Tree to learn about his past?
(a) Because without understanding his past, he will not understand his future.
(b) So he will know about his relatives.
(c) Because it will help him understand the Cherokee ways.
(d) Because he will have to teach his own children about the past.

2. In Chapter 6, how does the author explain that Pa knows Indians are around?
(a) He sees the remains of fires and cooked meat.
(b) He sees smoke signals across the mountain.
(c) After leaving certain items in the forest, he comes back to find a long Indian knife, a tomahawk and only some of what he left.
(d) He hears the Indians whispering in the mountains.

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

4. What does the reader learn about Granpa from his reaction to the lady in the black car who is rude to him?
(a) He is afraid of people who insult others.
(b) He does not understand insults.
(c) He has a very bad temper.
(d) He is able to maintain his dignity even when treated badly.

5. In what special activity do Little Tree and his grandparents participate on weekend evenings during the winter?
(a) They roast chestnuts in the fireplace.
(b) They make rugs from the deer hide.
(c) They go to church.
(d) Granma reads to Little Tree and Granpa.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is there some truth in Granpa's belief that the way people sound when they talk can be more important than the words they use?

2. In the early chapters of the book, what kind of education is Little Tree receiving from his grandparents?

3. How does Chapter 2 end?

4. How is the reader made aware that Pa eventually gets very close to the Indians?

5. What reason does Granpa suggest as the only logical explanation for this law of George Washington's that makes him so angry?

(see the answer key)

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