Take This Novel Quiz On Beloved By Toni Morrison

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Beloved is a novel, set in the days after the American Civil War, written by Toni Morrison, which was published in 1987. The story revolves around a woman named Sethe, an African American Slave, who escaped slavery in Kentucky and flees to Ohio with her children. Take this quiz to test your knowledge and know more about the struggling life, events and characters. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is beloved?
    • A. 

      Another slave that was with Seth in the house before 124.

    • B. 

      Seth's cousin whos husband left her.

    • C. 

      Seth's supposedly reincarnated murdered daughter.

    • D. 

      The woman that comes to rescue Denver from depression.

    • E. 

      A new maid that came to work at 124.

  • 2. 
    Where did they find Beloved for the first time?
    • A. 

      On the stairs of 124.

    • B. 

      In the river.

    • C. 

      In school.

    • D. 

      In the carnival.

    • E. 

      She came with Paul D.

  • 3. 
    They believe that Beloved is Seth's dead baby because of the following except...
    • A. 

      She smells like milk.

    • B. 

      Her name is Beloved.

    • C. 

      She has acts like a 2 year old at times.

    • D. 

      She told them she is Beloved.

    • E. 

      Her actions imply it at times.

  • 4. 
    Beloved is jelous of _______ because the attention Seth is getting from this person.
    • A. 

      Denver

    • B. 

      School teacher

    • C. 

      Paul D

    • D. 

      Baby Suggs

  • 5. 
    One time Seth walked in on the school teacher while he was giving the students a lesson on her ____________.
    • A. 

      Slavery history

    • B. 

      Love life

    • C. 

      Animal characteristics

    • D. 

      Struggle to have a good life

    • E. 

      Plans for them

  • 6. 
    Paul D mentions that he can't love freely because he locks his feelings in a _________ ever since he was a slave.
    • A. 

      Dark room he calls his heart

    • B. 

      Safe box

    • C. 

      Black hole

    • D. 

      Mind maze

    • E. 

      Tobacco tin

  • 7. 
    Denver seeked help from the people because Beloved was killing Seth,everyone went to help her because _______________.
    • A. 

      Of Baby suggs

    • B. 

      They felt bad for her

    • C. 

      They are a united community

    • D. 

      Everyone loves Seth

    • E. 

      They wanted to take out their anger

  • 8. 
    At the end Beloved ____________.
    • A. 

      Kills herself

    • B. 

      Is murdered

    • C. 

      Is kicked out of the community

    • D. 

      Runs away

    • E. 

      Is put in jail

  • 9. 
    Who tells Sethe that her scars resemble a chokecherry tree?
    • A. 

      Amy Denver

    • B. 

      Paul D

    • C. 

      Baby Suggs

    • D. 

      Beloved

  • 10. 
    Where does Denver habitually go to find solitude and solace?
    • A. 

      A grove she calls her emerald closet

    • B. 

      The Clearing

    • C. 

      Church

    • D. 

      Lady Jones’s house

  • 11. 
    Which set of schoolteacher’s lessons does Sethe find most shocking?
    • A. 

      His lessons on lynching

    • B. 

      His lessons on forgiveness, generosity, and Christian love

    • C. 

      His lessons on her animal characteristics

    • D. 

      His lessons on sexual violation