The Color Purple Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Letters 15-21.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Celie’s father think she did church, leading to a terrible beating?
(a) Shakes the preacher’s hand.
(b) Bad mouth him.
(c) Wink at a boy.
(d) Laugh at the choir.

2. What color fabric does Celie hope to buy for her very first dress?
(a) Purple.
(b) Blue.
(c) White.
(d) Yellow.

3. Who is Celie writing to in the novel?
(a) Her father.
(b) Her sister.
(c) God.
(d) Her mother.

4. How does Celie react to the news that Shug Avery is coming to town?
(a) She is confused.
(b) She is excited.
(c) She is apathetic.
(d) She is jealous.

5. How does Celie’s mother die?
(a) She dies due to childbirth complications.
(b) Her husband murders her.
(c) She commits suicide.
(d) She accidentally drowns in the river.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Harpo blame for his strange bruises?

2. Why doesn’t Pa want Nettie to marry Mr.?

3. How does Mr. react when he learns that Sofia is pregnant?

4. What bothers Celie about her father’s new wife?

5. How does Mr. encourage Harpo to keep his wife in line?

(see the answer key)

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