My Antonia Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 1: Chapter 12 | Book 1: Chapter 13.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Jim's grandfather bring home for him after visiting the Shimerdas on Christmas?
(a) A horse
(b) A Christmas tree
(c) A gift from Antonia
(d) A ring

2. What first strikes Jim about the location of his grandparents' home?
(a) There are few trees in the area.
(b) The farm is extremely quiet.
(c) There is land as far as the eye can see.
(d) There are many immigrants living in the area.

3. Who accompanies Jim on his train trip to Nebraska in Chapter 1?
(a) Antonia
(b) Otto Fuchs
(c) Jake Marpole
(d) His grandfather

4. What does Jim say he enjoys most about his grandfather reading Christmas prayers?
(a) His choice of prayers
(b) The sense of spirituality that fills the room
(c) The sound of his voice
(d) The memories of his parents that he invokes

5. What gift do Jim's grandparents give him when he comes to live with them?
(a) A rattlesnake cane
(b) A wagon
(c) A bicycle
(d) A pony

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the Shimerda children is considered most important by his parents?

2. What rumor about Pavel circulates in the community?

3. Which of the Shimerdas did not want to immigrate to the United States?

4. What one item must all of the Shimerdas share during the winter?

5. What does Otto do annually on Christmas day?

(see the answer key)

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