Their Eyes Were Watching God Quiz

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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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