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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 17.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What object in nature is symbolic of Janie's sexual awakening?
(a) A ripe fruit.
(b) A sunset.
(c) A sunrise.
(d) A blossoming tree.
2. What does Janie's grandmother do to make things easier for Janie with the other black children?
(a) She yells at the other children.
(b) She sends Janie to a different school.
(c) She homeschools Janie.
(d) She buys them some land and their own house.
3. How is Nunkie's appearance described?
(a) Nunkie is tall and thin.
(b) Nunkie is chunky.
(c) Nunkie looks like a movie star.
(d) Nunkie is white.
4. What does Tea Cake ask Janie to do in Chapter 14?
(a) Return to Eatonville alone.
(b) Have a baby with him.
(c) Work in the fields with him.
(d) Buy him a car.
5. Jody says all women need telling, just like ____________. (Fill in the blank)
(c) Children and chickens and cows.
(d) Black people.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Jody deal with his aging?
2. How old is Joe in Chapter 7?
3. What does Tea Cake want to protect Janie from?
4. How did Janie's mother become pregnant with Janie?
5. Why does the house have no roof?
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