Everyday Use: A Short Story By Alice Walker! Trivia Quiz

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Everyday Use: A Short Story By Alice Walker! Trivia Quiz

"Everyday Use" is a short story written by Alice Walker, published in 1973. The story revolves around an African-American woman named "Mama" who lives in the Deep South with her two daughters. The story reflects the idea of a person's relationship to their culture. This quiz has been created to test your knowledge about the character and events of "Everyday Use" story. Let's begin the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What flower did Dee think was tacky?
    • A. 

      Orchid

    • B. 

      Gardenia

    • C. 

      Dandelion

    • D. 

      Rose

  • 2. 
    Who is the shy, hesitant one?
    • A. 

      Maggie

    • B. 

      Dee

    • C. 

      The mother

  • 3. 
    Who is Mama sure that Maggie is going to marry?
    • A. 

      John Thomas

    • B. 

      Asakamalakim

    • C. 

      Dee

    • D. 

      No one

  • 4. 
    What did Dee say her new name was?
    • A. 

      Waserii

    • B. 

      Wangero

    • C. 

      Wanino

    • D. 

      Asakamalakim

  • 5. 
    What does Dee want to do with the quilts.
    • A. 

      Give them to a museum

    • B. 

      Hang them

    • C. 

      Use them

    • D. 

      Sell them

  • 6. 
    Who was Dee named after?
    • A. 

      Her aunt

    • B. 

      Her mother

    • C. 

      Her father

    • D. 

      No one

  • 7. 
    Why didn't Dee want Maggie to get the quilts?
    • A. 

      She would put them on her bed

    • B. 

      She would sell them

    • C. 

      She didnt want anyone to have the quilts

    • D. 

      Nener mentioned

  • 8. 
    Unlike the old house, the family lived in, the new house
    • A. 

      Is more to Dee’s liking

    • B. 

      Has real windows

    • C. 

      Has a tin roof

    • D. 

      Is set in a pasture

  • 9. 
    Why do Dee and Mama disagree?
    • A. 

      Mama places little value on education or hard work.

    • B. 

      They have different ideas about what is important in life.

    • C. 

      Mama resents Dee for setting the fire that burned down their first house.

    • D. 

      Dee and Mama both want everything for themselves.

  • 10. 
    Dee wants the old family quilts because
    • A. 

      New quilts are too expensive, and she cannot afford to buy them

    • B. 

      They represent her family’s history and remind her of her ancestors

    • C. 

      She wants only handmade articles for her home

    • D. 

      They include all the colors she has used in her home