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This test consists of 5 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 encourages Little Tree to have a good laugh and forget the whole incident.
(b) He makes up a funny song about their escape.
(c) Granpa jokes that as soon as he lies down, Granma lifts her skirt and tries to seduce him.
(d) He makes up a funny poem about their escape.
2. In what way do the events in Chapter 18 represent a major turning point in the novel?
(a) It is the beginning of Little Tree's life as a teenager.
(b) It sets in motion a series of events that will bring an end to Little Tree's life with his grandparents.
(c) It begins the situation that turns Little Tree against his grandparents.
(d) It starts the legal battle between the state and Granpa for Little Tree.
3. How does the preacher make Granpa angry in some of his sermons?
(a) He talks a lot about Pharisees or separates, while looking and pointing straight at Granpa's family.
(b) He rants and raves about whiskey makers.
(c) He talks with contempt about the Catholics.
(d) He talks with contempt about the Cherokee.
4. 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 like to give charity are like some countries who help other countries and then run their affairs.
(b) 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.
(c) He says some people who take handouts are like some countries that depend on other countries like dogs.
(d) He says some countries treat other countries like dogs because they give them handouts.
5. How does Little Tree's love and appreciation of nature help him overcome the isolation of the orphanage?
(a) He makes friends with frogs and crickets.
(b) He gets companionship from the dogs.
(c) He gets companionship from the wind, the trees and the Dog Star.
(d) From his window, he watches the moon and the sun.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the author establish Granma's resourcefulness in Chapter 12?
2. How does the author create sympathy in the reader for Willow John?
3. What is unusual about the type of church that Little Tree's family attends?
4. What is the meaning of the red flag planted on the land by the regulators?
5. How does Mr. Wine's death shed light on the previous incident in which he prays and then walks away without acknowledging Little Tree's gratitude for the yellow coat?
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