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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When the novel begins, Janie is... 

    • A.

      ​A young girl living with her grandmother

    • B.

      About to marry Logan Killicks

    • C.

      A middle-aged woman returning to Eatonville alone

    • D.

      Arriving in Eatonville for the first time with her new husband

  • 2. 

    To whom does Janie tell the story of her life? 

    • A.

      The townspeople on the porch

    • B.

      Her friend Pheoby Watson

    • C.

      Her new husband, Tea Cake

    • D.

      Nobody

  • 3. 

    Janie’s grandfather was 

    • A.

      ​A slave-owner who raped Nanny

    • B.

      Jody Starks’s father’s best friend

    • C.

      A wealthy black landowner

    • D.

      Captain Eaton

  • 4. 

    Whom does Janie marry first?

    • A.

      Stubby Clapp

    • B.

      Jody Starks

    • C.

      Logan Killicks

    • D.

      Vergible Woods

  • 5. 

    Why does Janie leave her first husband? 

    • A.

      ​To go to the Everglades with Tea Cake

    • B.

      To marry Jody Starks and go to Eatonville

    • C.

      To care for her ailing grandmother

    • D.

      To sail a ship out to sea

  • 6. 

    After Jody and Janie’s arrival, what becomes the center of Eatonville’s social life? 

    • A.

      ​Jody and Janie’s house

    • B.

      Sam Watson’s porch

    • C.

      The jook joint

    • D.

      Jody’s store

  • 7. 

    What does Jody, out of jealousy, force Janie to do? 

    • A.

      ​Stay at home every weekend

    • B.

      Never talk to another man

    • C.

      Tie her hair up in head-rags

    • D.

      Wear a veil over her face

  • 8. 

    About what do the other men tease Matt Bonner?

    • A.

      His big butt

    • B.

      His sexual prowess

    • C.

      His mole

    • D.

      His chickens

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