The Education of Little Tree Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

Asa Earl Carter
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 20, "Home Again".

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Referring to people who like to take and give handouts, what similarity does Granpa describe between some people and some countries?
(a) He says some countries treat other countries like dogs because they give them handouts.
(b) He says people who like to give charity are like some countries who help other countries and then run their affairs.
(c) He says people who take and give handouts are like some countries that like people to be dependent on them so they can treat them like dogs.
(d) He says some people who take handouts are like some countries that depend on other countries like dogs.

2. What is Little Tree planning to do with the extra coins he is keeping in his pocket from his savings?
(a) Buy a candy box for Granma's Christmas present.
(b) Buy a dictionary to learn new words.
(c) Buy a hat for Granpa.
(d) Buy candy for the sharecropper's daughter.

3. How does Pa say farewell to Granpa when he is dying?
(a) He tells Granpa it is time to surrender and end the fighting.
(b) He reminds Granpa about kin and the fact that the mountains will not change and Pa tells him how much he cares for him.
(c) He tells Granpa to continue to fight for the Nation.
(d) He tells Granpa to remember his heritage and pass it on to other Cherokee.

4. What is the mode of narration used by the author to tell the story?
(a) The author uses first person from a child's perspective.
(b) The author is the narrator and knows everything.
(c) The author uses a second person point of view.
(d) The author uses a third person narrator who is not in the story.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 7, why does Granpa say that Little Tree looks like he is becoming a man?

2. The author shares many Cherokee symbols with the reader. What is revealed in Chapter 14 about the meaning of an Indian holding up his palm?

3. As he goes up the trail, how does Little Tree become aware of "Mon-o-lah", the earth mother?

4. In the narration, Little Tree says he discovers later on that Granma only read some parts of the stories about George Washington. What reason does Little Tree suggest for this?

5. In teaching Little Tree, how does Mr. Wine reinforce Granma's lessons about the spirit-mind and the body-mind?

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