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The Glass Castle By Jeannette Walls Quiz - Quiz

This quiz is on the novel, The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls. It is a memoir of her life and childhood. It has questions regarding the whole book.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where did Jeannette live when she met Billy?

    • A.

      Las Vegas

    • B.

      Battle Mountain

    • C.

      Phoenix

    • D.

      Welch

    Correct Answer
    B. Battle Mountain
    Explanation
    Jeannette lived in Battle Mountain when she met Billy.

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  • 2. 

    What hapened to Jeannette in the beginning of he novel, in the trailer park when she was cooking hot dogs in her favorite dress?

    • A.

      She undercooked the hot dogs and got food poisioning

    • B.

      She ripped her dress

    • C.

      Her dad yelled at her for cooking them and told her it was too dangerous

    • D.

      Her dress caught on fire and she was burned

    Correct Answer
    D. Her dress caught on fire and she was burned
  • 3. 

    What did Jeannette's mother, Rose Mary, do?

    • A.

      She was an artist

    • B.

      She was a psychologist

    • C.

      She was a teacher

    • D.

      She was a writer

    • E.

      Both A and C

    Correct Answer
    E. Both A and C
    Explanation
    Jeannette's mother, Rose Mary, was both an artist and a teacher. This suggests that she had a creative side as an artist and also had the knowledge and skills to educate others as a teacher.

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  • 4. 

    Jeannette wanted to move to New York to

    Correct Answer
    start a new life
    get away from her family
    Move away from her past
    Go to college and get a job
    Because Lori did
    Explanation
    Jeannette wanted to move to New York to start a new life, get away from her family, move away from her past, go to college and get a job because Lori did.

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  • 5. 

    In Phoenix, what did Jeannette's father, Rex, buy and put on the lawn for the kids?

    • A.

      New bikes

    • B.

      Gold cadillac

    • C.

      Books to read

    • D.

      Art supplies

    Correct Answer
    A. New bikes
    Explanation
    Jeannette's father, Rex, bought and put new bikes on the lawn for the kids in Phoenix.

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  • 6. 

    Jeannette's Grandmother's name was

    Correct Answer
    Erma
    Explanation
    The given answer, Erma, is correct because it directly addresses the question which asks for Jeannette's Grandmother's name.

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  • 7. 

    What did Dinita Hewitt do for Jeannette?

    • A.

      Kicked her and beat her up

    • B.

      Stopped bulling

    • C.

      Took her swimming with all the others

    • D.

      All the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All the above
    Explanation
    Dinita Hewitt did all of the above for Jeannette. She not only kicked and beat her up, but also stopped bullying her and took her swimming with all the others.

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  • 8. 

    Describe Jeannette's Parents.

  • 9. 

    How did Rex Walls die?

    • A.

      He had tuberculosis

    • B.

      His liver quit working

    • C.

      He had a heart attack

    • D.

      He stabbed himself

    Correct Answer
    C. He had a heart attack
    Explanation
    Rex Walls died from a heart attack. This means that his heart stopped functioning properly, leading to his death.

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  • 10. 

    At the end of the book, Maureen moved to

    Correct Answer
    California
    Explanation
    Maureen moved to California at the end of the book.

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  • 11. 

    Jeannette was Chief editor of what school newpaper?

    • A.

      The Welch Daily News

    • B.

      The Daily Journal

    • C.

      News In Writing

    • D.

      The Maroon Wave

    Correct Answer
    D. The Maroon Wave

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