Novel Quiz: A Lesson Before Dying Ernest J. Gaines

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A fictional work based on a true life story, A Lesson Before Dying is a great novel narrated from Grant's perspective with inputs from Jefferson's diary. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the book and learn new things about the novel in general. Click start to answer the questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The book takes place in the fictional town of _____
    • A. 

      California

    • B. 

      Louisiana

    • C. 

      Texas

    • D. 

      New York

  • 2. 
    How old is Jefferson when he is charged with murder?
    • A. 

      21 yrs old

    • B. 

      30 yrs old

    • C. 

      20 yrs old

    • D. 

      18 yrs old

  • 3. 
    Whose murder is Jefferson charged with?
    • A. 

      Brother

    • B. 

      Bear

    • C. 

      Alcee Grope

    • D. 

      Grant Wiggins

  • 4. 
    Of what occupation is Grant Wiggins in the book?
    • A. 

      Lawyer

    • B. 

      Doctor

    • C. 

      Driver

    • D. 

      Teacher

  • 5. 
    Who does Grant live with?
    • A. 

      Tante Lou

    • B. 

      Ma Emma

    • C. 

      Grant Wiggins

    • D. 

      Alcee Grope

  • 6. 
    _____ is Jefferson's godmother
    • A. 

      The Sheriff's sister

    • B. 

      Tante Lou

    • C. 

      Miss Emma

    • D. 

      Miss Viva

  • 7. 
    Who is Grant's girlfriend?
    • A. 

      Miss Emma

    • B. 

      Viva

    • C. 

      Tante Lou

    • D. 

      Grant's sister

  • 8. 
    _____ is married to the Sheriff's sister?
    • A. 

      Alcee Grope

    • B. 

      Grant Wiggins

    • C. 

      Tante Lou

    • D. 

      Henri Pichot

  • 9. 
    _____ was Grant''s school teacher
    • A. 

      Matthew Antoine

    • B. 

      Mark Antoine

    • C. 

      Luke Antoine

    • D. 

      John Antoine

  • 10. 
    _____ is Grant's favorite bar
    • A. 

      The Rainbow Club

    • B. 

      Longs Bar

    • C. 

      The King Cole Bar

    • D. 

      Harrys Bar

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