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. How old is Sofia when Harpo proposes to marry her?
(a) 17.
(b) 15.
(c) 18.
(d) 16.

2. Why does Harpo refuse to help Celie out around the house?
(a) Because his father has forbidden it.
(b) Because he is always too tired.
(c) Because he hates Celie.
(d) Because he thinks it is women’s work.

3. Who does Celie think about while having sex with her husband on her wedding night?
(a) Pa.
(b) Her teacher.
(c) Shug Avery.
(d) Her mother.

4. How does Mr. react when Nettie moves into his house?
(a) He treats her like his own daughter.
(b) He tries to seduce her.
(c) He ignores her completely.
(d) He starts physically abusing her.

5. What does Celie feel so guilty about that she struggles to sleep at night?
(a) Taking the Lord's name in vein.
(b) Encouraging Harpo to beat his wife.
(c) Having impure thoughts about Shug Avery.
(d) Stealing money from Sofia’s purse.

Short Answer Questions

1. What name did Celie sew into her daughter’s diaper before the baby was taken away from her?

2. How many children does Mr. have?

3. Why does Mr. have a bad reputation?

4. How long does Mr. leave Celie alone when Shug comes to town?

5. Who attacks Celie on her wedding day?

(see the answer key)

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