The Glass Castle Quiz Questions

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The Glass Castle Quiz Questions

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What City is Jeanette living in when she begins this book?
    • A. 

      Chicago

    • B. 

      Seattle

    • C. 

      New York

    • D. 

      Philadelphia

    • E. 

      Detroit

  • 2. 
     Jeanette states that she was imbarassed of herself for wearing pearls and living on Park Avenue.  What event causes her to feel this way?
  • 3. 
    What did Jeanette's mother do with the duck sauce and the hot-and-spicy mustard?
    • A. 

      She use them with her egg rolls

    • B. 

      She put them in her pockets

    • C. 

      She put them in her pockets and them asked the waiter for more

    • D. 

      She told her daughter that she simply must try the sauces on her kung pao chicken.

    • E. 

      She dumped them in her purse

  • 4. 
    Jeanette tells us that her earliest childhood memory was.........?
  • 5. 
    Jeanette names several reasons she would like to stay in the hospital forever.  Which reason below is NOT one of those reasons?
    • A. 

      She had her first piece of chewing gum

    • B. 

      The nurse would sneak her candy from the vending machines

    • C. 

      She had a radio in her room

    • D. 

      The nurses changed her sheets, even when they weren't dirty

    • E. 

      The nurses brought her 3 hot meals a day

  • 6. 
    When Jeanette's mother arrived at the hospital and found her chewing gum, she told Jeanette that chewing gum was a low-class habit, and the nurse should have consulted her before encouraging such vulgar behavior.  Explain the irony in this statement.
  • 7. 
    What kind of prize did Jeanette's mother win at the raffle at the fair?
    • A. 

      A helicopter ride

    • B. 

      Free cotton candy for Lori and Brian

    • C. 

      10 Free tickets to ride the ferris wheel

    • D. 

      A large stuffed cat with a jeweled collar

    • E. 

      Two goldfish

  • 8. 
    Jeanette's favorite toy was.............
    • A. 

      Cinderella

    • B. 

      Sleeping Beauty

    • C. 

      Snow White

    • D. 

      The Little Mermaid

    • E. 

      Tinkerbell

  • 9. 
    What word did Jeanette's father use when they had to leave their home quickly?
    • A. 

      The Twist

    • B. 

      The Mouse Dance

    • C. 

      The Get with it Dance

    • D. 

      The Lickety-split

    • E. 

      The Skedaddle

  • 10. 
    Which two fruits does Jeanette remember having an feast on at one point during her childhood?
    • A. 

      Bananas and Strawberries

    • B. 

      Grapes and Apples

    • C. 

      Grapes and Cantaloupes

    • D. 

      Cantaloupes and Apples

    • E. 

      Oranges and Apples

  • 11. 
    What is the Glass Castle?   What was their father's excuse for having not yet started the constructino process of the Glass Castle?
  • 12. 
    Who thought that Rex Wall's was flawless?
    • A. 

      Mary Charlene

    • B. 

      Jeanette

    • C. 

      Lori

    • D. 

      Brian

    • E. 

      Grandma Smith

  • 13. 
    What made the Joshua Tree so beautiful?
  • 14. 
    Explain the symbolism of the Glass Castle. What does it represent?