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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Joe buy the mule?
(a) He needs the mule to work his land.
(b) He wants to impress the other men.
(c) He overhears Janie saying that the mule needs rest.
(d) He wants Janie to take care of the mule.
2. What does Janie realize she feels for her grandmother?
3. What does Janie learn to do in Chapter 10?
(a) Drive a car.
(b) Braid her hair.
(c) Ride a horse.
(d) Play checkers.
4. What are Janie's neighbors doing when she arrives home?
(a) The neighbors are gathered on Pheoby's front porch to gossip.
(b) The neighbors are building a barn.
(c) The neighbors are all asleep.
(d) The neighbors are hiding inside Janie's house to throw her a surprise party.
5. Who does Janie say is the only person Joe ever listened to?
(a) His mother.
6. How do the men in town feel about Jody toward the end of Chapter 5?
(a) They look up to him like a god.
(b) They are resentful of the way he exercises his power like a white man.
(c) They are grateful for his generousity.
(d) They are mad at him for building the store.
7. What does Janie want to seek instead of things?
8. What do Janie's neighbors want to know about her?
(a) Where all her money is.
(b) Where her boyfriend is.
(c) All of the above.
(d) Why she has come home.
9. What does Janie like about the store?
(a) The people who visit her.
(b) The conversations on the porch.
(c) The independence she feels by running the store.
(d) That she gets to work with Joe.
10. What does Janie find unattractive about her husband in Chapter 3?
(a) His belly.
(b) He doesn't wash his feet before bed.
(c) All of the above.
(d) His toenails.
11. What does Janie keep waiting for after her marriage?
(a) To have a baby.
(b) To fall in love with her husband.
(c) To move to another city.
(d) To get a new dress.
12. Why does Joe not allow Janie to participate in the social scene around the store?
(a) He wants her to be jealous.
(b) He is afraid she will get too upset.
(c) He says she needs to tend the store.
(d) He says it is beneath her.
13. What does Joe ask Janie to do?
(a) Cut her hair off.
(b) Leave Logan and marry him.
(c) Kill her husband.
(d) Mend his socks.
14. Where is Joe Starks from?
(a) Up north.
15. What do the men who try to court Janie really want?
(a) Her store.
(b) Her body.
(c) Her money.
(d) Her wisdom.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Janie's response to Joe's anger in the store after he chastises her?
2. What does Joe do to hurt Janie in Chapter 8?
3. What is the first thing Janie does once Joe is dead?
4. What is Tea Cake's given name?
5. What is an alternate name for Eatonville?
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