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by Mildred Taylor

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Quiz 1

1. Mildred Taylor dedicates her book to

  • her mother, who was the inspiration for Cassie
  • her daughter, for whom the book is a family history
  • her father, on whom she based David and Stacey
  • her grandmother, the real Big Ma

2. How old is Cassie?

  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

3. What month do the Logan children start school?

  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November

4. The Logan property is divided from the Granger property by what?

  • an oak tree
  • a dirt road
  • a stream
  • a large boulder

5. How many acres of land do the Logans own?

  • 20
  • 40
  • 200
  • 400

6. Where does Papa work when he is away from home?

  • on the railroad in Lousiana
  • as a farm hand in the Delta
  • in a steel mill in Pennsylvania
  • in a coal mine in Memphis

7. What grade does Mama teach?

  • seventh
  • fifth
  • tenth
  • first

8. Students from which three plantations attend Great Faith Elementary?

  • Wallace, Harrison, and Lanier
  • Simms, Wallace, and Jamison
  • Granger, Harrison, and Barnett
  • Granger, Montier, and Harrison

9. When Little Man reads the inside cover of his book, what does he do?

  • flings it on the floor and stomps on it
  • throws it at the teacher and starts to cry
  • tosses it in the trash can and runs out of the room
  • knocks it off his desk and ignores it

10. What accusation led to the Berry's burning?

  • John Henry was accused of stealing a watermelon
  • Samuel was accused of injuring a white man in a fight
  • Beacon was accused of stealing from the Barnett Mercantile
  • John Henry was accused of flirting with a white woman

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