"Everyday Use" By Alice Walker

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Everyday Use Quizzes & Trivia

Reading Quiz on Alice Walker's short story, "Everyday Use"


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the narrator's yard look like?
    • A. 

      It is a grassy pasture.

    • B. 

      It is made of sand, and cactus grows around the edges.

    • C. 

      It is made of hard clay with sand around the edges.

    • D. 

      It has flower borders, and roses grown by the house.

  • 2. 
    What is the narrator's name?
    • A. 

      Wangero

    • B. 

      The story does not say.

    • C. 

      Dee

    • D. 

      Maggie

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a feature of the narrator's dream?
    • A. 

      She makes witty remarks.

    • B. 

      She has rough hands.

    • C. 

      She weighs a hundred pounds less than she does in real life.

    • D. 

      Her daughter pins an orchid on her dress.

  • 4. 
    What happened to the family's old house?
    • A. 

      Flood damage made it uninhabitable.

    • B. 

      The family decided to leave it for a newer, larger place when Dee became a television star.

    • C. 

      The bank foreclosed on it and forced the family to move out.

    • D. 

      It burned down.

  • 5. 
    How much education has the narrator had?
    • A. 

      She finished second grade.

    • B. 

      She has a college degree.

    • C. 

      She finished high school.

    • D. 

      She never attended school at all.