Out of the Dust Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Summer 1935,.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What makes the people of Oklahoma begin to think that the dust plague might be over?
(a) Two days of clear blue
(b) Much cooler weather
(c) A rainbow
(d) A week of rain

2. What does Daddy feed Ma?
(a) Orange juice
(b) Sips of water
(c) Coffee
(d) Ice cream

3. What is in the pail that Ma grabs in the kitchen?
(a) Oil
(b) Oats
(c) Kerosene
(d) Water

4. Ma thinks they should try growing some crops that do better in dry weather like cotton or ______________.
(a) Sorghum
(b) Soybeans
(c) Alfalfa
(d) Corn

5. What do Mr. Noble and Mr. Romney do to take care of the pests?
(a) Call the exterminator
(b) Put out poison
(c) Set traps
(d) Have a rabbit-killing contest

Short Answer Questions

1. How many times does Billie Jo attend the event at the courthouse?

2. What does Billie Jo see on the way to the store?

3. What amazing discovery is made in Oklahoma during this time?

4. How does Billie Jo have to set the table during the dust bowl era?

5. Ma is burned so badly that she is _______________________.

(see the answer key)

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