1 What year was the novel published? 2000 1983 1997 1994 2 What major prize did Toni Morrison win prior to publishing Paradise? The National Book Award The Man Booker The Nobel The MacArthur 3 What nationality is Toni Morrison? Jamaican American Canadian British 4 What type of Christianity is practiced at the Convent? Mormonism Quakers Lutheranism Catholicism 5 Who is narrating the novel? Pat Best Connie Third person omniscient Deek 6 What is the name of the town the founders of Ruby left? Shelter Haven Eden Paradise 7 Deek is short for Deacon Decatur Duncan Dickinson 8 Who built the Convent originally? an embezzler a lawyer a governor a banker 9 Who are the sections named for? female characters figures of Ruby history famous explorers deities 10 Where is the novel set? Oklahoma Texas Nebraska Minnesota 11 What year is the novel set in? 1948 1965 1976 1898 12 Which of the Convent women does K.D. fall in love with? Pallas Mavis Gigi Seneca 13 What is the relationship between Dovey and Soane Morgan? cousins mother and daughter aunt and niece sisters 14 What kind of car does Mavis drive? a Ford a Chevy a Cadillac a Buick 15 What is Ace's? a pastry shop a shoe store a pharmacy a general store 16 Where is Connie from? Brazil Italy Spain Germany 17 Who is Richard Misner? a distant relative of the Morgans the new doctor a visiting civil rights activist the new reverend 18 The Oven is only a symbolic meeting place left behind in Haven taken apart by vandals still in use 19 Who is married to Steward Morgan? Anna Dovey Pat Soane 20 Roger Best runs an apothecary an accounting business a mortuary and ambulance a gas station 21 Who dies in the "Grace" section? Delia Best Ruby Smith Save-Marie Fleetwood Mary Magna 22 The Morgan and Fleetwood men meet to discuss The death of Ruby Morgan The cause of the Fleetwood children's illness K.D. and Arnette A business deal 23 Meeting Gigi reminds K.D. of a childhood memory of of falling out of a tree of going hunting with his uncles of being bitted by a spider of seeing a segregated swimming pool 24 The Morgans are described as having many expensive cars a tendency to lie a store of treasure an infallible memory 25 Who does Arnette become pregnant by? Menus Brood Apollo K.D.