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. How does Mr. react when he learns that Sofia is pregnant?
(a) He is excited to be a grandfather.
(b) He hopes Celie won’t be jealous of Sofia’s fertility.
(c) He accuses her of trying to trap Harpo.
(d) He says that he hates babies.

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

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. Which of the following characters receives most of Mr.’s praise at home?
(a) Celie.
(b) Nettie.
(c) Himself.
(d) Harpo.

5. Why won’t the women at church help Shug when they hear she is ill?
(a) Because they’re afraid her illness is contagious.
(b) Because they don’t have the funds to help non-members.
(c) Because they think she is a “hussy.”
(d) Because they don’t want to offend Celie.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. How long does Millie let Sofia visit with her family before taking her back home?

3. What does Shug teach Celie about sex?

4. What interesting household task is Sofia completing when Celie visits to speak to her about Harpo?

5. What is the “big surprise” Shug reveals at Christmas?

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