My Antonia Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 1: Chapter 16 | Book 1: Chapter 17.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. To whom does Pavel confess his unpleasant past in Russia?
(a) Pavel
(b) Mr. Shimerda
(c) Jim
(d) Otto Fuchs

2. Which of the following is not a topic of complaint by Mrs. Shimerda in Chapter 17?
(a) Accusations against Ambrosch
(b) Mr. Shimerda's death
(c) The cow Grandfather Burden sold her.
(d) A broken ax.

3. Which of the Shimerdas did not want to immigrate to the United States?
(a) Ambrosch
(b) Mr. Shimerda
(c) Mrs. Shimerda
(d) Antonia

4. What act does Jim perform that makes him a hero in Antonia's eyes?
(a) He rescues her brother.
(b) He teaches her to read.
(c) He kills a rattlesnake.
(d) He catches a prairie dog.

5. What does Mr. Shimerda promise to give Jim when he is older?
(a) Fatherly advice
(b) His farm
(c) His gun
(d) Antonia's hand in marriage

Short Answer Questions

1. Antonia confides to Jim that her father is _______________

2. What about Antonia does Jim criticize as he dines with her family in Chapter 17?

3. What does Mr. Shimerda ask Jim's grandmother to do?

4. Why does Jim think Antonia acts superior to him?

5. Why are Otto's fellow travelers suspicious of him when he escorts an immigrant woman to the U.S. to meet her husband?

(see the answer key)

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