|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does the author reveal Granpa's sense of humor even during this dangerous adventure?
(a) He makes up a funny song about their escape.
(b) He makes up a funny poem about their escape.
(c) Granpa jokes that as soon as he lies down, Granma lifts her skirt and tries to seduce him.
(d) He encourages Little Tree to have a good laugh and forget the whole incident.
2. Which of the following is the best alternate title for Chapter 14?
(a) .Little Tree Defends His Mountain.
(b) City Slickers Outwit Mountain Dwellers.
(c) Granma's Special Brew.
(d) The Men from Chattanooga.
3. Why does Mr. Wine light a candle at a special time?
(a) It is part of the Jewish ritual.
(b) It is time for the Jewish evening prayer.
(c) It is in memory of his grandson.
(d) He believes that it is a way of sharing thoughts with his scattered relatives who light candles at the same time.
4. In the incident when Granpa sees the old farmhouse in the clearing, why is Granpa surprised by the soldier's treatment of the people on the farm when he returns there later?
(a) Granpa expects the soldiers to help the people but they actually attack them with guns .
(b) Granpa expects the soldiers to harm them but they actually bring them a mule.
(c) Granpa expects the soldiers to stop them from plowing but they charge them taxes.
(d) Granpa expects the soldiers to throw them off the land but they tie them up in the barn.
5. How does the reverend at the orphanage continue the prejudice that Little Tree has suffered throughout his life?
(a) He assigns Little Tree to a cot in the basement.
(b) He makes Little Tree wear a shirt with "Outcast" written across the back.
(c) He gives Little Tree special clothing that will set him apart from the other children.
(d) He calls him a terrible name and says he doesn't have to go to church because people like him cannot be saved.
6. Why does Willow John leave a long knife in church?
(a) It is a gift for Granma that he leaves there because Indians do not make a fuss about gifts.
(b) It is a gift for Granpa that he leaves there because Indians do not make a fuss about gifts.
(c) It is a gift for the preacher that he leaves there because Indians do not make a fuss about gifts.
(d) It is a gift for Little Tree that he leaves there because Indians do not make a fuss about gifts.
7. The efforts made by the person who actually gets the reverend to release Little Tree from the orphanage symbolize the strength of some relationships. Which relationship is actually involved?
(a) The relationship between grandparents and grandchildren.
(b) The relationship between two friends.
(c) The relationship between an uncle and his nephew.
(d) The relationship between a preacher and his church member.
8. According to Mr. Jenkins, who are the two men from Chattanooga and why are they looking for Granpa?
(a) Mr. Slick and Mr. Chunk are big city men who want to buy land from Granpa.
(b) Mr. Slick and Mr. Chunk are big city men who want to buy crops from Granpa.
(c) Mr. Slick and Mr. Chunk are big city men in the whiskey trade and want to put Granpa to work on a big still.
(d) Mr. Slick and Mr. Chunk are big city men who have come to investigate Little Tree's upbringing.
9. Referring to people who like to take and give handouts, what similarity does Granpa describe between some people and some countries?
(a) 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.
(b) He says some countries treat other countries like dogs because they give them handouts.
(c) He says people who like to give charity are like some countries who help other countries and then run their affairs.
(d) He says some people who take handouts are like some countries that depend on other countries like dogs.
10. What is unusual about the type of church that Little Tree's family attends?
(a) It is the only church so it services various faiths, including Baptists, Methodists, Presbyterians, Episcopalians and Church of Christ.
(b) It is the only church so the preacher uses many different languages.
(c) The church is only open for services once per month.
(d) The church only allows Cherokee to sit at the back.
11. Who plays the most significant role in getting Little Tree back from the orphanage, thereby demonstrating the deep bond between them?
(a) Willow John.
(b) Pine Billy.
12. How does the author create sympathy in the reader for Willow John?
(a) He describes Willow John as a broken man.
(b) He describes his silence about the lost Nation and his sad eyes that suggest his thoughts are far away.
(c) He describes how there are always tears in his eyes when he speaks about the Nation.
(d) He describes how Willow John stays away from everyone and looks sad.
13. What does the author imply might be the reason for the special bond that exists between Mr. Wine and Little Tree's family?
(a) Thay they have both lost many relatives.
(b) That they both have lost their "Nation" and have relatives scattered all over.
(c) That they have both experienced prejudice and exclusion.
(d) That they both place a great emphasis on education.
14. What important part does Mr. Wine play in the education of Little Tree?
(a) He teaches Little Tree how to tell time, how to solve math problems and how to be thrifty.
(b) He teaches Little Tree how to taste wine.
(c) He teaches Little Tree how to fix clocks.
(d) He teaches Little Tree about Jewish history.
15. In the incident with the two men from Chattanooga, how does Little Tree demonstrate that he is becoming clever and less trusting?
(a) He asks for two dollars instead and leads them away from the trail.
(b) He takes the dollar and then tells them he doesn't know Granpa.
(c) He takes the dollar they offer him to lead them to Granpa but he leads them away from the stills.
(d) He takes the dollar and tells them Granpa is at the settlement.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does the author include the special relationship between Mr. Wine and Little Tree's family in the story?
2. In what two ways does the author introduce humor in the incident with the two men from Chattanooga?
3. How does Little Tree create a disturbance in church?
4. How does Little Tree's education and instincts about nature get him into trouble at the orphanage?
5. What does the author reveal about how Little Tree is released from the orphanage?
This section contains 1,400 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)