The Education of Little Tree Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

Asa Earl Carter
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 17, "Mr. Wine".

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How old is Little Tree when the novel begins?
(a) Five years old.
(b) Nine years old.
(c) Six years old.
(d) Seven years old.

2. What do Little Tree and the sharecropper's daughter have in common?
(a) Both are poor.
(b) Both live off the land and have a strong sense of pride.
(c) Both are being deprived of education.
(d) Both are exposed to the challenges of being young in an adult world.

3. In the mountains in Chapter 2, what does Little Tree see Tal-con doing?
(a) Climbing trees.
(b) Setting a trap for turkeys.
(c) Chasing ground rats.
(d) Swooping down to kill a quail.

4. How does the driver of the vehicle who takes Little Tree to his new home treat Granma and Granpa?
(a) He is friendly.
(b) He roughly asks for their tickets and makes fun of them when Granma counts up the money to pay.
(c) He argues with them.
(d) He welcomes them.

5. Which of the following is the best explanation for the author's inclusion of Granpa's story about the "Farm in the Clearing" in the novel?
(a) To show that Granpa was once a boy living freely on the land.
(b) To show that whenever authorities get involved in a situation, they make it bad.
(c) To show how important it is to prevent people from capturing land.
(d) To show that despite the difference between ethnic groups, individuals share admirable human qualities.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whose scent does Granpa expect the hounds to pick up to start the hunt in Chapter 4?

2. In Chapter 15, how does Granma reassure Little Tree that his birth time is special and he will never be alone?

3. How does the author use contrast to show different lifestyles and characters in Chapter 7?

4. What is Granpa's reason for taking Little Tree on this walk up the trail?

5. In Chapter 16, what does the author suggest about the importance of the church teachings to Granpa and Little Tree?

(see the answer key)

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