Heinen Roll Of Thunder Hear My Cry

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  • 1. 
    Concession means:  
    • A. 

      Easy to understand

    • B. 

      Not faltering or hesitating

    • C. 

      Cautioned against; warned

    • D. 

      A compromise

  • 2. 
    Another word for pretended is:  
    • A. 

      Afflicting

    • B. 

      Feigned

    • C. 

      Unaware

    • D. 

      Transmitted

  • 3. 
    Plaguing means:
    • A. 

      Donated

    • B. 

      Mindful

    • C. 

      Afflicting; troubling

    • D. 

      Precariously

  • 4. 
    Seize means:  
    • A. 

      To grasp; take; arrest

    • B. 

      Unending

    • C. 

      Anxious

    • D. 

      Calm

  • 5. 
    Jovial means:  
    • A. 

      Calm

    • B. 

      Anger

    • C. 

      Boiling over with anger

    • D. 

      Playful good humor

  • 6. 
    Melvin nodded with a condescending smirk on his face which was lost on T.J. Condescending means:
    • A. 

      Mixing together

    • B. 

      Boldly; not giving in

    • C. 

      Descending voluntarily to the level of an inferior person

    • D. 

      Something that conceals or screens like a garment

  • 7. 
    Phenomenal means extremely unusual.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Menacingly means the ability to be injured or wounded.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Vulnerability means:  
    • A. 

      Threateningly

    • B. 

      Ability to be injured or wounded

    • C. 

      A gradual increase in loudness

    • D. 

      Concentrating on a single purpose

  • 10. 
    The literature element setting is:  
    • A. 

      The central message of the author

    • B. 

      The sequence of events in a story

    • C. 

      The time and place in which a story takes place

    • D. 

      The conflict

  • 11. 
    The literature element of theme is the sequence of events in a story.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The author of Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry is:  
    • A. 

      Martha B. Taylor

    • B. 

      Mildred C. Johnson

    • C. 

      Monica E. Taylor

    • D. 

      Mildred D. Taylor

  • 13. 
    The narrator of RTHMC is:  
    • A. 

      Mildred D. Taylor

    • B. 

      Mary “Mama” Logan

    • C. 

      Cassie Logan

    • D. 

      Stacey Logan

  • 14. 
    The setting of RTHMC is:  
    • A. 

      1933; Alabama

    • B. 

      1976; Southern United States

    • C. 

      1933; Mississippi

    • D. 

      1930; New York City

  • 15. 
    RTHMC won what award in 1977?  
    • A. 

      Caldecott Award

    • B. 

      Newberry Medal

    • C. 

      Academy Award

    • D. 

      Nobel Prize

  • 16. 
    In 1933, the United States was:  
    • A. 

      A rich nation

    • B. 

      In the Vietnam war

    • C. 

      In the Great Depression

    • D. 

      Governed by George W. Bush

  • 17. 
    In 1977, there were no positive black role models portrayed in television.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    RTHMC is the only book about the Logan’s
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    One theme of RTHMC is the importance of family.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The genre of RTHMC is science fiction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    In Chapter 1, why was Stacy Logan in a bad mood?  
    • A. 

      He was repeating the seventh grade

    • B. 

      He didn’t like being in charge of walking the younger children to school.

    • C. 

      He hated school because he could not read.

    • D. 

      His mother was his teacher and he didn’t want to be in her class

  • 22. 
    Which of these statements describes Cassie Logan?  
    • A. 

      She is a seventh grader who is in constant conflict with her parents and teachers.

    • B. 

      She is a fourth grade student who despises dressing up and she sticks up for her own rights.

    • C. 

      She is a fifth grader who is very shy and rarely speaks

    • D. 

      She is a first grade student who is very bright and learned to read at an early age.

  • 23. 
    Describe Mr. Morrison. Why did Papa hire him?  
    • A. 

      He was a short, nervous man for whom Papa felt sorry.

    • B. 

      He was tall and intellectual. Papa had hired him to teach the children.

    • C. 

      He was average height and heavy. Papa hired him to build an extra room on the house.

    • D. 

      He was tall and formidable. Papa hired him as a farm hand.

  • 24. 
    Why didn’t Papa want the children to go to the Wallaces’ store?  
    • A. 

      People went there to drink and the children usually ended up in trouble.

    • B. 

      Papa thought that music was sinful.

    • C. 

      The store was a long way from home.

    • D. 

      He was afraid the children would act up and embarrass him.

  • 25. 
    Why did the Logan children dig a hole in the road?
    • A. 

      They thought it would help drain the water.

    • B. 

      They wanted to get even with the bus driver and the kids by causing the bus to get stuck.

    • C. 

      They thought the road would flood and they wouldn’t have to go to school

    • D. 

      T.J. offered them money to do it.

  • 26. 
    Who were the “riders” and what did they do?  it.
    • A. 

      They were the white students who were brought to school on the bus.

    • B. 

      They were a gang of men who road in convoys of cars to black neighborhoods to burn and hurt black people who had supposedly stepped out of line.

    • C. 

      They were a group of black men who rode through the area on horseback delivering supplies.

    • D. 

      They were the railroad bosses who rode over the newly laid track to inspect it.

  • 27. 
    Why did Stacy get whipped?  
    • A. 

      He tore the paper off the inside of the text book and refused to use it.

    • B. 

      He started a fight with two white boys.

    • C. 

      He refused to do any homework.

    • D. 

      He was taking the punishment for T.J.’s cheating, since he wouldn’t tell on T.J.

  • 28. 
    Why did Mama try to convince Mr. Turner to stop shopping at the Wallace store?  
    • A. 

      She wanted him to shop around for lower prices

    • B. 

      She thought he was spending too much money and should save some

    • C. 

      She was trying to organize a boycott of the store to protest the burnings

    • D. 

      She wanted him to give money to the church instead.

  • 29. 
    Why was Cassie disappointed in Strawberry?  
    • A. 

      She had expected Strawberry to be a bigger, more modern city than it was.

    • B. 

      She thought there would be many different strawberry treats to eat.

    • C. 

      It was crowded and noisy.

    • D. 

      Big Ma made her sit in the wagon and do nothing.

  • 30. 
    Why did Cassie like Mr. Jamison?  
    • A. 

      She liked looking at his fancy clothes and cars.

    • B. 

      He was the only white man who had ever called Big Ma “missus” and he answered her questions directly.

    • C. 

      He had saved her from drowning when she was small.

    • D. 

      He had donated books to the black school and was trying to get them a school bus.

  • 31. 
    Which of these descriptions does NOT describe Uncle Hammer?
    • A. 

      He owns a carpentry business

    • B. 

      He is quick tempered

    • C. 

      He lives in the North

    • D. 

      He is kind and generous

  • 32. 
    What did Jeremy give Stacy?  
    • A. 

      A hand-made flute

    • B. 

      A hard covered book

    • C. 

      A hunting dog

    • D. 

      Some of his old clothes

  • 33. 
    Why did Mama lose her teaching job?  
    • A. 

      There weren’t enough students in the seventh grade so the principal had to let her go.

    • B. 

      The school board didn’t think she should be teaching in the school that her children attended.

    • C. 

      She was not supposed to whip the children, but she did it anyway.

    • D. 

      She was not teaching what was in the history books and she was stirring up trouble with the boycott.

  • 34. 
    Who told the school board about Mama?  
    • A. 

      Lillian Jean

    • B. 

      T.J.

    • C. 

      Mr. Wellever

    • D. 

      Mrs. Crocker

  • 35. 
    How did Mr. Morrison avoid Kaleb Wallace?  
    • A. 

      He took another road instead

    • B. 

      He picked up Kaleb’s car and moved it out of the way

    • C. 

      He sat and waited and pretended to be asleep

    • D. 

      He stayed home and sent Stacey to run an errand

  • 36. 
    Where did Uncle Hammer get the money for the mortgage?  
    • A. 

      He sold his car and a few other things and borrowed some of it

    • B. 

      He worked overtime at his job

    • C. 

      He had a very large bank account

    • D. 

      The congregation at his church donated it

  • 37. 
    At the end of the book, what stopped the mob?  
    • A. 

      Mr. Jamison finally convinced them he was right

    • B. 

      They all went to fight the fire in the cotton field

    • C. 

      The sheriff arrested all of them

    • D. 

      The Simms boys told the truth

  • 38. 
    At the end of the book, why did Cassie cry?  
    • A. 

      She thought Papa, Stacey and Mr. Morrison had been killed in the fire

    • B. 

      She wanted to help fight the fire and was not allowed to

    • C. 

      She was upset about the events of the evening, T.J., and the land

    • D. 

      She was sad that she would never ride in Uncle Hammer’s car again

  • 39. 
    What is Mrs. Heinen's favorite soda pop?
    • A. 

      Diet Pepsi

    • B. 

      Diet Pepsi Lime

    • C. 

      Mountain Dew

    • D. 

      Orange Crush