A Lesson Before Dying Chapters 9

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A Lesson Before Dying Chapters 9 - Quiz

Complete the multiple choice and essay questions based on Chapter 9 of A Lesson Before Dying.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Explain what the Confederate symbols around the courthouse represent.  How do you think Grant and others feel about those symbols.  Why?
  • 2. 
    Describe Jefferson's cell, use as many details as you can.  How do you think Jefferson feels to be in that cell?  How would you feel in the cell?
  • 3. 
    Based on Jefferson's attitude toward Mr. Wiggins, describe the relationship and experience you think that he had in school with Mr. Wiggins.
  • 4. 
    Where was Grant taking Miss Emma?
    • A. 

      Bayonne

    • B. 

      Port Arthur

    • C. 

      New Orleans

    • D. 

      Jonestown

    • E. 

      Tante Lou

  • 5. 
    There is a statue of a Confederate soldier and Confederate flags waving outside of the courthouse.  What is this symbol of?
    • A. 

      Life and liberty for all

    • B. 

      The history of Louisianna

    • C. 

      Freedom from slavery

    • D. 

      Racism of Southern justice

    • E. 

      Fair and balanced justice system

  • 6. 
    Where was the toilet for colored people located?
    • A. 

      Down in the basement

    • B. 

      Opposite the white restroom

    • C. 

      They did not have one

    • D. 

      They used the same restroom as whites

    • E. 

      They used the restroom for prisioners

  • 7. 
    What item was NOT an item that Miss Emma brought for Jefferson?
    • A. 

      Tea cakes

    • B. 

      Sweet potatoes

    • C. 

      Long johns

    • D. 

      Socks

    • E. 

      A new blue shirt

  • 8. 
    What was the name of the deputy who took them to see Jefferson?
    • A. 

      Deputy

    • B. 

      Maxwell

    • C. 

      Fred

    • D. 

      Joe

    • E. 

      Paul

  • 9. 
    Did the other prisioners recieve any money from Jefferson's visitors?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    At the end of Chapter 8 Antoine tells Grant, "But it won’t matter." What are Jefferson’s first words to his aunt?
    • A. 

      "All the same"

    • B. 

      "Thank you"

    • C. 

      "It don't matter"

    • D. 

      "When ya coming back"

    • E. 

      None of the above

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