The Color Purple Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Letters 59-61.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Nettie live?
(a) Canada.
(b) Africa.
(c) Mexico.
(d) Australia.

2. What is Celie’s nickname for Henry Broadnax?
(a) A poem.
(b) A painting.
(c) A novel.
(d) The Prizefighter.

3. How did the reverend and his wife treat Nettie when she first arrived?
(a) They hired her in as a maid.
(b) The made her pay room and board, like a lodger.
(c) They welcomed her as a long lost family member.
(d) They ignored her completely.

4. How does Celie hope Nettie will escape from Pa’s house?
(a) Through her education.
(b) Through marriage.
(c) By running away.
(d) By killing him.

5. What does Celie do when she overhears Shug and Mr. having sex on the night before Shug moves out?
(a) Nothing – she is completely apathetic.
(b) She screams into her pillow.
(c) She masturbates and cries.
(d) She prays.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Mr.’s brother, Tobias, bring for Shug when he visits?

2. What does Shug comment on the first time she meets Celie?

3. How does Mr.’s father feel about Shug living in the house?

4. What is Celie’s biggest fear when she thinks about her children?

5. What does Harpo start have nightmares about after meeting Sofia?

(see the answer key)

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