Atdpti Reading Quiz Ch 1-4

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 76

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Reading Quizzes & Trivia

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian is a novel by Sherman Alexie. The book won several awards, and was the first young adult fiction work by Alexie, a stand-up comedian and follows the life of junior. Take the quiz below and see how much of a fan you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In this chapter, it has been argued that the sexual references are necessary "to give Junior an authentic voice." Authentic means realistic or believable. Do you agree? Why or why not? Your response should be at lease four sentences. 
  • 2. 
    What is Junior's real name? 
    • A. 

      Eugene Spirit

    • B. 

      Arnold Spirit

    • C. 

      Rowdy Spirit

    • D. 

      Roger Spirit

  • 3. 
    Junior refers to his cerebral spinal fluid in his skull as which of the following? 
    • A. 

      Brain drain

    • B. 

      Brain grease

    • C. 

      Brain freeze

    • D. 

      Monkey grease

  • 4. 
    How many EXTRA teeth did Junior have when he was a young child? 
    • A. 

      Ten

    • B. 

      Seven

    • C. 

      Forty-eight

    • D. 

      Six

  • 5. 
    At what age did Junior start wearing glasses? 
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      One

  • 6. 
    What is Junior's hobby? 
    • A. 

      Science experiments

    • B. 

      Whittling

    • C. 

      Drawing

    • D. 

      Singing

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the reservation on which Junior lives? 
    • A. 

      Washington Indian Reservation

    • B. 

      Spokane Indian Reservation

    • C. 

      Portland Indian Reservation

    • D. 

      Reardan Indian Reservation

  • 8. 
    What was Junior's dog's name? 
    • A. 

      Ted

    • B. 

      Rowdy

    • C. 

      Eugene

    • D. 

      Oscar

  • 9. 
    What was Junior's father's dream? 
    • A. 

      To become a politician

    • B. 

      To become a stock trader

    • C. 

      To become a musician

    • D. 

      To become a teacher

  • 10. 
    What was Junior's Mother's dream? 
    • A. 

      To go to college

    • B. 

      To own an animal shelter

    • C. 

      To move away

    • D. 

      To become a beautician

  • 11. 
    To what animal does Junior compare Rowdy? 
    • A. 

      A lion

    • B. 

      A bull

    • C. 

      A snake

    • D. 

      A chicken

  • 12. 
    Who beats up Junior at the powwow? 
    • A. 

      Mr. P

    • B. 

      Rowdy

    • C. 

      Rowdy's dad

    • D. 

      The Andruss Brothers

  • 13. 
    What is an example of the comics Rowdy likes to read? 
    • A. 

      Superman

    • B. 

      X-Men

    • C. 

      The Avengers

    • D. 

      Casper the Friendly Ghost

  • 14. 
    What is Junior's nickname for Mary? 
    • A. 

      Mary Homebody

    • B. 

      Mary Runs Away

    • C. 

      Mary Little Lamb

    • D. 

      Mary Quite Contrary

  • 15. 
    Who did Junior's geometry book once belong to? 
    • A. 

      His mother

    • B. 

      His grandfather

    • C. 

      His father

    • D. 

      His sister

  • 16. 
    What is Junior's geometry teacher's name? 
    • A. 

      Mr. Eugene

    • B. 

      Mr. Spirit

    • C. 

      Mr. P

    • D. 

      Mr. Sanchez

  • 17. 
    Now that they are in high school, what is Junior worried about with Rowdy? 
    • A. 

      That other kids will look down on him for hanging out with Rowdy.

    • B. 

      That Rowdy will become a great athlete and leave him behind.

    • C. 

      That Rowdy will turn on him and bully him/ beat him up

    • D. 

      That Rowdy will transfer to another school.