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

2. How old is Celie the first time her father sexually assaults her?
(a) Fourteen.
(b) Twelve.
(c) Thirteen.
(d) Eleven.

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

4. How does Celie react when Mr. returns home after his frolic with Shug?
(a) She is excited.
(b) She is depressed.
(c) She is jealous.
(d) She is curious.

5. Why doesn’t Sofia’s father think Harpo is good enough for her?
(a) Because of his lack of education.
(b) Because of his family history.
(c) Because of his skin color.
(d) Because of his occupation.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Celie think Nettie is dead after she leaves Mr.’s house?

2. How do Celie’s sisters-in-law feel about her housekeeping skills?

3. How does Celie hope Nettie will escape from Pa’s house?

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

5. What does Celie call her father?

(see the answer key)

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