The Education of Little Tree Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

Asa Earl Carter
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9, "Granpa's Trade".

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does the author show that important lessons for Little Tree come from Granma and not Granpa?
(a) To show that Granpa has no spiritual side so Granma has to do it.
(b) To show that there is a bond between Granma and Little Tree that does not exist between Little Tree and Granpa.
(c) To show that Granma is more knowledgeable about important things.
(d) To show that both his grandparents play equally important roles in shaping his development.

2. What lesson does the author teach the reader in Chapter 6, based on how the Indians responded to the oppression by the soldiers?
(a) Oppressed people can remain strong and proud.
(b) The oppressed will always turn against each other in order to escape death.
(c) The oppressed should surrender in order to save lives.
(d) The oppressed should fight back even if it causes more deaths.

3. In Chapter 4, why does Little Tree feel grown-up?
(a) Granma teaches him to make his own shirt.
(b) Granma gives him a deer shirt like Granpa's to wear.
(c) Granpa lets him go up the trail by himself.
(d) He is allowed to prepare the food.

4. What is Little Tree learning from the way in which Granma and Granpa deal with any extra money that they get from the whiskey?
(a) To take the money to the bank.
(b) The importance of giving extra money to those who are worse off.
(c) To make a list of things to buy with extra money.
(d) The importance of saving extra money.

5. What does the incident between Little Tree and the lawmen on the mountain demonstrate about Little Tree?
(a) His bravery and commitment to protecting Granpa and the whiskey still from outsiders.
(b) That he knows the signals necessary to warn Granpa when others are approaching.
(c) That he knows where to hide in the mountains.
(d) That he loves Granpa but he is afraid of the men with badges.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does the author cause Little Tree to be exposed to the Cherokee views about human nature at such an early age?

2. How do the Cherokee who escape from the soldiers into the hollows survive?

3. What does the visitor in Chapter 7 do at dinner that tempts Little Tree to forget one of his lessons about taking things?

4. Granma accidentally reads about a law introduced by George Washington and this gets Granpa very angry. What law is this?

5. Why does the author provide signs of racism in this first chapter of the book?

(see the answer key)

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