A Lesson Before Dying Chapters 5 And 6

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A Lesson Before Dying Chapters 5 And 6 - Quiz

Select the correct answer for each question.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How did the school day start for Grant's classes?

    • A.

      Math and English Lessons

    • B.

      Bible Readings and Prayers

    • C.

      The Pledge of Allegiance and attendance

    • D.

      The Pledge of Allegiance and Prayers

    • E.

      The Pledge of Allegiance and Bible Reading

    Correct Answer
    E. The Pledge of Allegiance and Bible Reading
    Explanation
    The school day for Grant's classes started with the Pledge of Allegiance and Bible Reading.

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  • 2. 

    Where is school held?

    • A.

      In a church

    • B.

      In a one room school house

    • C.

      In Taunte Lou's home

    • D.

      In the courthouse

    • E.

      None of these above

    Correct Answer
    A. In a church
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "In a church." This suggests that the location of the school is in a church building. It is common in some areas for schools to be held in churches, especially in small communities where there may not be a separate school building available. This arrangement allows for the use of existing facilities and can provide a suitable space for education.

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  • 3. 

    Why did Grant only teach 5 and a half months out of the year?

    • A.

      He is lazy

    • B.

      He takes and early vacation

    • C.

      The students have a vacation

    • D.

      The students need to work in the fields

    • E.

      The parents to use the building

    Correct Answer
    D. The students need to work in the fields
    Explanation
    Grant only taught 5 and a half months out of the year because the students needed to work in the fields. This suggests that the students were likely from agricultural families and needed to assist with farming during certain seasons. As a result, the school year was adjusted to accommodate their agricultural responsibilities.

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  • 4. 

    How did Grant discipline his students?

    • A.

      He called their parents

    • B.

      He beat them with a paddle

    • C.

      He beat them with a belt

    • D.

      He hit them with a ruler

    • E.

      He yelled at them

    Correct Answer
    D. He hit them with a ruler
    Explanation
    Grant disciplined his students by hitting them with a ruler.

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  • 5. 

    What is Mr. Wiggin's first name?

    • A.

      Farrell

    • B.

      Joe

    • C.

      Henri

    • D.

      Grant

    • E.

      James

    Correct Answer
    D. Grant
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Grant. This answer is derived from the question which asks for Mr. Wiggin's first name. Among the given options, Grant is the only one that can be a first name. Therefore, Grant is the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    How did Farrell Jarreau know what Henri Pichot wanted with Grant?

    • A.

      Henri had told him

    • B.

      He had figured it out by stelth or his senses

    • C.

      He heard the gossip around the town

    • D.

      Grant had told

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. He had figured it out by stelth or his senses
    Explanation
    Farrell Jarreau knew what Henri Pichot wanted with Grant by figuring it out through stealth or his senses. This implies that Farrell observed or deduced certain clues or behaviors that led him to understand Henri's intentions towards Grant.

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  • 7. 

    What kind of teacher is Grant?

    • A.

      Caring

    • B.

      Hardworking

    • C.

      Lazy

    • D.

      Entertaining

    • E.

      Strict

    Correct Answer
    E. Strict
    Explanation
    Grant is a strict teacher, which means that he has a firm and uncompromising approach to teaching. He likely sets high expectations for his students and enforces rules and discipline in the classroom. This type of teacher may prioritize structure and discipline over being lenient or relaxed.

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  • 8. 

    Why did Grant have to go through the back door and wait in the kitchen?

    • A.

      Because they are trying to disrespect Grant

    • B.

      Because he is waiting for the sherriff

    • C.

      Because they are trying to decide if they will allow Grant to see Jefferson

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Because they are trying to disrespect Grant
    Explanation
    Grant had to go through the back door and wait in the kitchen because the people inside were intentionally trying to disrespect him. This action suggests that they do not value Grant or consider him worthy of being treated with respect.

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  • 9. 

    What is the name of Henri Pichot's maid?

    • A.

      Emma Tiggs

    • B.

      Inez

    • C.

      Lou

    • D.

      Jane Bown

    • E.

      Nannan

    Correct Answer
    B. Inez
    Explanation
    Inez is the correct answer because in the question it is asked for the name of Henri Pichot's maid, and Inez is one of the options provided.

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  • 10. 

    Did Grant eat at Henri Pichot's house?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    The question asks whether Grant ate at Henri Pichot's house. The given answer is "No." This suggests that Grant did not eat at Henri Pichot's house.

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  • 11. 

    Why doesnt Grant want to eat at Henri Pichot's house?

    • A.

      He is not hungry

    • B.

      He is hungry

    • C.

      He thinks the food is bad

    • D.

      He will not eat with white men

    • E.

      He will not be degraded by eating in the kitchen

    Correct Answer
    E. He will not be degraded by eating in the kitchen
    Explanation
    Grant doesn't want to eat at Henri Pichot's house because he refuses to be degraded by eating in the kitchen. This suggests that Grant sees eating in the kitchen as a symbol of racial inequality and oppression, and he wants to assert his dignity by refusing to participate in such a degrading act.

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  • 12. 

    Based on what Edna said, what kind of man do you think Mr. Groupe was?

    • A.

      Kind, fair and well liked

    • B.

      Angry, racist and mean

    • C.

      Funny and generous

    • D.

      Reserved and not well liked

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Kind, fair and well liked
    Explanation
    Based on what Edna said, Mr. Groupe was described as kind, fair, and well-liked. This suggests that he was a person who treated others with kindness and fairness, and as a result, he was popular among people.

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  • 13. 

    The white men do not want to let Grant see Jefferson because

    • A.

      They think it is a waste of time

    • B.

      Nothing that Grant can do will help Jefferson

    • C.

      Jefferson will be better off dying like a hog

    • D.

      Education my aggrevate Jefferson

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above". This means that all of the given options are correct explanations for why the white men do not want to let Grant see Jefferson. They believe it is a waste of time, that Grant's efforts will not make a difference for Jefferson, that Jefferson would be better off dying like a hog, and that education might aggravate Jefferson.

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  • 14. 

    When can Grant start seeing Jefferson?

    • A.

      In a couple of weeks after 10 and before 4

    • B.

      As soon as possible, but not before 10 am

    • C.

      Starting Monday

    • D.

      He can not see Jefferson

    • E.

      The following day

    Correct Answer
    A. In a couple of weeks after 10 and before 4
    Explanation
    Grant can start seeing Jefferson in a couple of weeks after 10 and before 4. This means that there is a specific time frame within the next couple of weeks when Grant will be able to start seeing Jefferson. It is not immediately, as indicated by the option "As soon as possible, but not before 10 am." The option "Starting Monday" does not provide a specific time frame, so it cannot be the correct answer. The option "He can not see Jefferson" is incorrect as it contradicts the question. The option "The following day" is also incorrect as it does not specify a time frame.

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  • 15. 

    How long did Grant have to wait to be seen by the men?

    • A.

      They saw him right away

    • B.

      Fourty-five minutes

    • C.

      An hour and a half

    • D.

      Twenty minutes

    • E.

      Over two hours

    Correct Answer
    E. Over two hours
    Explanation
    Grant had to wait for over two hours to be seen by the men.

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