The Education of Little Tree Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

Asa Earl Carter
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 14, "A Night on the Mountain".

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is Granpa's reason for taking Little Tree on this walk up the trail?
(a) To show him the way up to the mountains so he can see the sunrise.
(b) To show him the bees at work.
(c) To expose him to the animals and teach him "The Way".
(d) To teach him how to hunt.

2. What is the most important lesson that Little Tree learns from the stories heard in Chapter 5?
(a) That he has many relatives.
(b) That "kin" is all about the love and understanding between some people.
(c) The bad effects of fighting.
(d) That Granpa almost went to Chattanooga.

3. Why does Granpa object to people who age whiskey?
(a) He believes rich men scheme to convince people that aged whiskey is better.
(b) He believes they age whiskey to disguise the substances they add to it.
(c) He believes they are trying to disguise bad whiskey by keeping it longer.
(d) He believes that they are trying to make extra money.

4. What does the visitor in Chapter 7 do at dinner that tempts Little Tree to forget one of his lessons about taking things?
(a) He brings only three small corns so Little Tree has to do without.
(b) He wears bright yellow high-top shoes that Little Tree secretly craves.
(c) He takes three slices of Granma's sweet potato pie, and Little Tree silently craves the last slice.
(d) He tells Little Tree he can have one of the corns, and Little Tree is tempted to take the biggest one.

5. Which of the following is the best alternate title for Chapter 6?
(a) Survival of the Strong.
(b) The Lost People.
(c) Understanding the Past.
(d) Escape.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Little Tree learning from the way in which Granma and Granpa deal with any extra money that they get from the whiskey?

2. How does Granpa teach Little Tree respect for the small creatures in Chapter 8?

3. What is the mode of narration used by the author to tell the story?

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

5. How does the author demonstrate that despite being poor, the sharecropper is instilling pride in his daughter?

(see the answer key)

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