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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to the letters, how does Nettie feel being away from Celie?
(a) Like her heart is breaking.
(b) Like she’s finally coming into her own.
(c) All alone.
2. Who teaches Millie how to drive?
(a) The warden.
(d) Her husband.
3. Why does Billy try to kick Sofia while she is watching him?
(a) She insulted his father.
(b) He doesn’t want a black woman in the house.
(c) She muttered a racist phrase under her breath.
(d) She refused to throw the ball to him.
4. How does Nettie react to the jungle surrounding Olinka?
(a) She is disgusted by the bugs.
(b) She is pleased with the weather.
(c) She is overwhelmed with the greenery.
(d) She is terrified by its vastness.
5. How long does Millie let Sofia visit with her family before taking her back home?
(a) The entire afternoon.
(b) A weekend.
(c) 15 minutes.
(d) 1 hour.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the only person Celie has ever loved, aside from Nettie?
2. What does Grady call Shug, which deeply annoys Celie?
3. What has changed about Mr. in the time that Celie has been in Memphis?
4. What is the name of the only girl at the Olinka School where Nettie teaches?
5. Who does Nettie marry?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Shug convince Celie not to kill Mr.?
2. How did Nettie come to live in Africa?
3. Why does Millie think Sofia is ungrateful?
4. Who is Germaine, and how does Celie feel about him?
5. What is Nettie’s first impression of the Senegalese people she meets during her travels?
6. Why was Shug so mean to Celie when she first moved in?
7. Why is Olivia the only girl at the Olinka School?
8. What is the most eye-opening experience for Nettie when she is in New York?
9. How does Celie react to the news that Pa has died?
10. How has Corinne’s attitude changed toward Nettie since moving to Africa?
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