|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 18, "Down From the Mountain".
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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) Because it is beginning to spill oil.
(d) To avoid the smell.
2. How does Granpa help Little Tree understand the seriousness of spending the money on the calf?
(a) Granpa sends him to find the man who sold him the calf and demand his money.
(b) Granpa makes Little Tree go without his earnings for the next two weeks.
(c) Granpa makes Little Tree write down on paper how much he spent and lost.
(d) Granpa reduces Little Tree's stake in the business.
3. How does the author reveal that the policeman might be wrong to put the driver of the black car in jail?
(a) The policeman throws the driver of the car in jail for saying he is from Chicago when the license plate says Illinois, but Chicago is in Illinois.
(b) The policeman does not allow the driver to explain himself properly.
(c) The policeman does not read the driver his rights.
(d) The policeman takes the visitor's word that the driver is speeding.
4. In Chapter 7, Little Tree's grandparents place emphasis on teaching him some more very important skills. Why do they do this?
(a) They are making sure that Little Tree learns enough to be self-sufficient off the land.
(b) They want to make sure he will be a good father.
(c) They want to make sure he will be able to take care of them soon.
(d) They want to make sure he learns about his tribe's habits.
5. What helps to determine whether Granpa and Granma light the coal oil lamp in the evenings during winter?
(a) The weather.
(b) The cost of a nickel to fill the coal oil lamp.
(c) The time when the sun sets.
(d) The time when they go to bed.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the difference between the author's portrayal of the visitor in Chapter 7 and the way in which the innocent Little Tree views him?
2. What lesson does the author teach the reader in Chapter 6, based on how the Indians responded to the oppression by the soldiers?
3. How is this visitor in Chapter 7 hoping to become rich?
4. Which three people does Little Tree learn about from Granpa's stories in Chapter 5?
5. How do religious and cultural beliefs cause Little Tree and the sharecropper's daughter to act negatively towards each other?
This section contains 662 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)