As I Lay Dying Novel Quiz! Trivia Questions

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  • 1. 
    Who is the father of Dewey Dells child?
    • A. 

      Lafe

    • B. 

      Vernon Tull

    • C. 

      MacGowen

    • D. 

      Whitfield

  • 2. 
    Is Cash saving his money for a new horse for Jewel?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    While crossing the river the Bundren family has a few difficulties, until _______ helps them get out of the mess.
  • 4. 
    Whom does Addie speak about when she says, "He is my cross and he will be my salvation"?
    • A. 

      Anse

    • B. 

      Whitfield

    • C. 

      Darl

    • D. 

      Jewel

  • 5. 
    The mother of the Bundren clan was named _______?
    • A. 

      Eula

    • B. 

      Jewel

    • C. 

      Addie

    • D. 

      Cora

  • 6. 
    Addies last wish so she can rest in peace is,
    • A. 

      For Darl to make tons of money.

    • B. 

      For Anse to get a set of false teeth.

    • C. 

      To see Dewey Dell deliver her baby

    • D. 

      To be buried in Jefferson, among her birth family

  • 7. 
    The only daughter of the Bundren Clan is named:
    • A. 

      Dewey Dell

    • B. 

      Cora

    • C. 

      Margarat

  • 8. 
    Who said this quote; "If it had just been me when Cash fell off of that church and if it had just been me when pa laid sick with that load of wood fell on him, it would not be happening with every bastard in the county coming in to stare at her because if there is a God what the hell is He for."
    • A. 

      Dewey Dell

    • B. 

      Darl

    • C. 

      Jewel

    • D. 

      Quincy

  • 9. 
    The most qouted line from the story As I lay Dying, "My mother is a fish" is said by who?
    • A. 

      Vardaman

    • B. 

      Jewel

    • C. 

      Cash

    • D. 

      Dewey Dell

  • 10. 
    Who said this qoute? "I am bounding toward God and my reward."
    • A. 

      Bob

    • B. 

      Jewel

    • C. 

      Cora

    • D. 

      Anse

  • 11. 
    By the end of the novel Anse the father of the Bundren family finds a new wife.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    One of the Children decided to purchase a horse, the horse becomes the childs main priority. Some argue the Child is trying to replace the mother with the horse. Who is the child?
    • A. 

      Dewey Dell

    • B. 

      Cora

    • C. 

      Darl

    • D. 

      Jewel

  • 13. 
    What does the oldest child cash make even while his mother is dying?
    • A. 

      An add on to the house.

    • B. 

      An outhouse.

    • C. 

      A slide for the backyard.

    • D. 

      A coffin.

  • 14. 
    The bundren family undergoes a series of troubles on their journey to bury Addie. Which is something the family did NOT have troubles with on their expedition?
    • A. 

      Food

    • B. 

      Fires

    • C. 

      Snow

  • 15. 
    Dewey Dell claims to be insane.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which brother is put into an asylum due to setting a barn on fire?
    • A. 

      Jewel

    • B. 

      Anse

    • C. 

      Darl

    • D. 

      Vardaman

  • 17. 
    Who says this qoute? "For the Lord aimed for him to do and not to spend too much time thinking, because his brain it's like a piece of machinery: it wont stand a whole lot of racking" (p. 71).
    • A. 

      Dewey Dell

    • B. 

      Cora

    • C. 

      Vernon

    • D. 

      Tull

  • 18. 
    Which of the Children is a result of Addies brief affarin with the Revrend and ultimatley not considered part of the family?
    • A. 

      Jewel

    • B. 

      Dewey Dell

    • C. 

      Darl

    • D. 

      Tull

  • 19. 
    Dewey Dells prayer is Abortion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    How does the narrative structure change over the course of the novel?
    • A. 

      We begin with Cash's view and end in Darl's.

    • B. 

      It begins with Darls view and ends with Anses.

    • C. 

      It begins with Darls view and ends with Cashs.

    • D. 

      It begins with Cashs view and ends with Anses.

  • 21. 
    The minister is a hypocritical adulterer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The role of women is to cook and clean.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The Bundren children intentionally inflict emotional pain on one another in response to their mother’s death. This could state which theme?
    • A. 

      Poverty.

    • B. 

      Joy.

    • C. 

      Suffering.

    • D. 

      Discriminating

  • 24. 
    What is the relief from suffering?
    • A. 

      Eating

    • B. 

      Crying

    • C. 

      Running

    • D. 

      Death