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The Absolutely True Diary Of A Part Time Indian Quizzes & Trivia

“The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” is a novel written by Sherman Alexie, illustrated by Ellen Forney and published in 2007 which focuses on a Native American teenager named Arnold Spirit Jr. What do you know about it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a reason why Junior was uncomfortable his first day at Reardan?
    • A. 

      He felt like his skin color made him stand out.

    • B. 

      His family was uneducated.

    • C. 

      He was self-conscious about being poor.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What did Roger do to get punched in the face by Junior?
    • A. 

      He tripped Junior in the hallway.

    • B. 

      He made a racist comment about Indians.

    • C. 

      He stole his lunch money.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    What did Junior’s grandmother think was the result of punching Roger?
    • A. 

      Junior would always be bullied now.

    • B. 

      Junior would have to go back to school at the rez.

    • C. 

      Junior would now have the respect of the Reardan boys.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    What was the difference between Junior and Penelope’s costumes?
    • A. 

      Penelope thought she was protesting something; Junior’s was just a costume.

    • B. 

      Penelope was trying to dress like a homeless person; Junior wasn’t even wearing a costume.

    • C. 

      Penelope wanted to look cute; Junior wanted to look tough.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Why did Junior go trick-or-treating?
    • A. 

      To continue a tradition he had with Rowdy.

    • B. 

      To impress Penelope.

    • C. 

      He has a sweet-tooth and loves candy.

    • D. 

      Both A and B are correct.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT something Junior discovers about Reardan?
    • A. 

      He is smarter than most of the kids there.

    • B. 

      He has some things in common with at least one person.

    • C. 

      It’s easy to get to.

    • D. 

      It has a library filled with things he doesn’t know.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following does Junior NOT say to describe Gordy?
    • A. 

      He’s a “genius white boy”.

    • B. 

      He’s an eighty-year-old literature professor trapped in the body of a fifteen-year-old farm boy.

    • C. 

      He’s “one weird dude”.

    • D. 

      He’s like Rowdy.

  • 8. 
    What has Junior’s sister been up to?
    • A. 

      She got married.

    • B. 

      She moved to Montana.

    • C. 

      She rode a horse for the first time.

    • D. 

      All of the above

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