Praisesong for the Widow Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part II: Sleeper's Wake; Chapter 5.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Avey feel that her family sacrificed?
(a) Their ancestry.
(b) The things that make life worth living.
(c) Their reputations.
(d) Their integrity.

2. Avey recalls that her grandson ___________ on Christmas Day.
(a) Died.
(b) Cried.
(c) Ran away.
(d) Was sick.

3. On what island is Avey's hotel located?
(a) St. John.
(b) Martinique.
(c) Grenada.
(d) Bermuda.

4. In a vision Avey's husband says she is being too careless with _______________.
(a) Affections.
(b) Tips.
(c) Taxes.
(d) Money.

5. What did Jay read to the girls on Sunday mornings?
(a) The Bible.
(b) The Sunday paper.
(c) Black poetry.
(d) Storybooks.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Jay react to Avey's reproaches about infidelity?

2. What is Avey's formal name?

3. Where had Jay enjoyed visiting during the summers when they were younger?

4. To whom does Avey compare her relationship with Jay?

5. Which of the following does Avey do when she has a meltdown on the hotel room balcony?

(see the answer key)

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