The Color Purple Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Letters 68-72.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why did Shug’s parents kick her out of the house when she was young?
(a) Because she disgraced them with an out-of-wedlock pregnancy.
(b) Because there were simply too many children in the house.
(c) Because they had to move to a smaller place.
(d) Because she was wild.

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

3. Which of the following words does Shug use to describe Celie when they first meet?
(a) Ugly.
(b) Pious.
(c) Faithful.
(d) Clean.

4. What is the giveaway on the envelopes that they have come from Nettie, not anyone else?
(a) There is no giveaway.
(b) The stamps.
(c) The return address on the envelopes.
(d) The handwriting.

5. Who offers to speak to the warden on Sofia’s behalf?
(a) Mr.
(b) Squeak.
(c) Harpo.
(d) Celie.

Short Answer Questions

1. How did the reverend and his wife treat Nettie when she first arrived?

2. Why doesn’t Mr. want to marry Celie?

3. Why does Harpo think Sofia refuses to mind him?

4. What season is it when Celie sees Pa for the last time?

5. Who does Samuel think is Olivia and Adam’s real mother?

(see the answer key)

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