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  1. 1. How does Grampa die?
    (A) He has a stroke.
    (B) He dies of old age.
    (C) Noah kills him.
    (D) He has a heart attack.
    (B) He dies of old age.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. 2. Why is Noah slightly deformed?
    (A) Ma drank heavily during her pregnancy.
    (B) A local corporation dumped pollutants into the water supply.
    (C) Pa tried to deliver Noah by pulling him out with his bare hands.
    (D) As a child, Noah was run over by a combine.
    (C) Pa tried to deliver Noah by pulling him out with his bare hands.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. 3. What is a “big cat”?
    (A) A terrible dust storm
    (B) The policemen’s nickname for a male Okie
    (C) A machine used by the banks to evict farmers
    (D) The migrants’ nickname for a policeman
    (C) A machine used by the banks to evict farmers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. 4. During what decade did the Dust Bowl tragedy take place?
    (A) The 1910s
    (B) The 1920s
    (C) The 1930s
    (D) The 1940s
    (C) The 1930s
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. 5. How many years was Tom in prison?
    (A) 2
    (B) 11
    (C) 14
    (D) 4
    (D) 4
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. 6. What does Uncle John give to children?
    (A) Cracker Jack candy
    (B) Wooden soldiers
    (C) Pennies
    (D) Gum
    (D) Gum
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. 7. According to Chapter 19, who were the first Americans to settle in California?
    (A) Gold diggers
    (B) Squatters
    (C) Middle-class businesspeople
    (D) Cowboys
    (B) Squatters
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. 8. Who is given the task of burying Rose of Sharon’s stillborn child?
    (A) Agnes Wainwright
    (B) Pa Joad
    (C) Uncle John
    (D) Tom
    (C) Uncle John
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. 9. What are Al’s main interests?
    (A) Cars and clothes
    (B) Music and girls
    (C) Girls and cars
    (D) Music and clothes
  10. 10. Where do the Joads leave Granma’s corpse?
    (A) A coroner’s office
    (B) Under a sycamore tree
    (C) A hospital morgue
    (D) By the banks of a stream
    (A) A coroner’s office
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. 11. Which Joad child believes him- or herself to be the least loved by Ma and Pa?
    (A) Noah
    (B) Tom
    (C) Rose of Sharon
    (D) Al
    (A) Noah
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. 12. What was Jim Casy’s former occupation?
    (A) Preacher
    (B) Truck driver
    (C) Ditch digger
    (D) Mayor
    (A) Preacher
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. 13. How does Jim Casy die?
    (A) He dies of heat exhaustion in the fields.
    (B) He dies of starvation.
    (C) He kills himself out of sheer despair.
    (D) He dies in a fight during a workers’ strike.
    (D) He dies in a fight during a workers’ strike.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. 14. What do the citizens of California angrily call the migrants?
    (A) Bonzos
    (B) Riffraff
    (C) Hobos
    (D) Okies
    (D) Okies
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. 15. At the end of the novel, who is the leader of the Joad family?
    (A) Ma Joad
    (B) Tom Joad
    (C) Grampa Joad
    (D) Pa Joad
    (A) Ma Joad
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. 16. Whom does Agnes Wainwright decide to marry?
    (A) Floyd Knowles
    (B) Al
    (C) Jim Casy
    (D) Tom
    (B) Al
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. 17. Who in the novel first proposes the idea of organizing the workers?
    (A) Jim Casy
    (B) Floyd Knowles
    (C) Tom
    (D) Al
    (B) Floyd Knowles
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. 18. Why does Pa’s dam fail?
    (A) The water simply rises too fast.
    (B) Pa builds a good dam, but he builds it in a bad place.
    (C) A tree falls into it.
    (D) Pa uses sand when he should have used mortar.
    (C) A tree falls into it.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. 19. Why does Ruthie reveal Tom’s secret?
    (A) She talks in her sleep.
    (B) She wants to impress a girl who is picking on her.
    (C) She is jealous of her older brother.
    (D) She wants to frighten a policeman.
    (B) She wants to impress a girl who is picking on her.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. 20. Who tells Tom his parents’ whereabouts when he arrives at their deserted farm?
    (A) Winifred
    (B) Jim
    (C) Mr. Huston
    (D) Muley Graves
    (D) Muley Graves
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. 21. In what year did The Grapes of Wrath win a Pulitzer Prize?
    (A) 1939
    (B) 1936
    (C) 1962
    (D) 1940
    (D) 1940
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. 22. Why does Ma fear that Winfield will grow up to be wild and uncontrollable?
    (A) Since Noah left, he has been without a proper influence.
    (B) Manual labor is not good for such a young child.
    (C) Without a proper home, he will become rootless and lose his sense of the importance of family.
    (D) Work camps are not a decent place to raise children.
    (C) Without a proper home, he will become rootless and lose his sense of the importance of family.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. 23. Why do the other children ostracize Ruthie when she first arrives at the government camp?
    (A) She is from a large family.
    (B) She is caught stealing at the general store.
    (C) She is from Oklahoma.
    (D) She bullies a girl on the croquet court.
    (D) She bullies a girl on the croquet court.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. 24. At the cotton farm, where do the Joads live?
    (A) In a tent
    (B) In a shack
    (C) In a boxcar
    (D) In a culvert
    (C) In a boxcar
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. 25. At the end of the novel, Ma explains to Pa that some people live “in jerks,” while others live in “all one flow.” This is her way of describing an essential difference between which two groups?
    (A) Oklahomans and Californians
    (B) Tenant farmers and landowners
    (C) Rich and poor
    (D) Men and women
    (D) Men and women
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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