The Secret Life Of Bees Chp 1 Quiz

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This is a reading quiz on chapter one of The Secret Life of Bees.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How long had Rosaleen been wokring for T. Ray?

    • A.

      One month

    • B.

      Since before Lily was born

    • C.

      Since her mother died

    • D.

      Since Rosaleen lost her husband

    Correct Answer
    C. Since her mother died
    Explanation
    Rosaleen had been working for T. Ray since her mother died. This suggests that Rosaleen started working for T. Ray immediately after her mother's death, indicating a significant period of time. The answer implies that Rosaleen's employment with T. Ray has been ongoing since the loss of her mother, highlighting the duration of her commitment to working for him.

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  • 2. 

    What entered Lily's room at night?

    • A.

      Mosquitoes

    • B.

      Bees

    • C.

      Moths

    • D.

      Beetles

    Correct Answer
    B. Bees
    Explanation
    Lily's room was entered by bees at night.

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  • 3. 

    What was Lily's only memory of her mother?

    • A.

      The day she died

    • B.

      Her second birthday party

    • C.

      The day T. Ray left

    • D.

      Her mother fixing dinner

    Correct Answer
    A. The day she died
    Explanation
    Lily's only memory of her mother is the day she died. This suggests that Lily's mother passed away when she was very young, leaving a lasting impression on her. This memory could have had a significant impact on Lily's life and shaped her understanding of loss and love.

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  • 4. 

    Why was Lily not allowed into charm school?

    • A.

      She didn't have a dress

    • B.

      She was too clumsy

    • C.

      She lived on a farm

    • D.

      She had no mother

    Correct Answer
    D. She had no mother
    Explanation
    Lily was not allowed into charm school because she had no mother. This suggests that charm school may have a specific requirement or tradition that only allows girls with mothers to attend. It could be that having a mother is seen as an important factor in developing charm and etiquette skills. Without a mother, Lily may be considered ineligible or unable to fully participate in the charm school's curriculum or activities.

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  • 5. 

    What was the narrator sticking into a peach?

    • A.

      A knife

    • B.

      A nail

    • C.

      A piece of wire

    • D.

      Her fingernail

    Correct Answer
    B. A nail
    Explanation
    The narrator was sticking a nail into a peach.

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  • 6. 

    Who was the president of the United States that Rosaleen watched on T.V.?

    • A.

      Kennedy

    • B.

      Johnson

    • C.

      Nixon

    • D.

      Ford

    Correct Answer
    B. Johnson
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Johnson because the question asks about the president of the United States that Rosaleen watched on TV. Since Johnson is one of the options provided, it can be inferred that he is the correct answer.

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  • 7. 

    What did Lily want for her birthday?

    • A.

      A diary

    • B.

      A new bike

    • C.

      A charm bracelet

    • D.

      A gold necklace

    Correct Answer
    C. A charm bracelet
    Explanation
    Lily wanted a charm bracelet for her birthday.

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  • 8. 

    What did T. Ray make the narrator kneel on?

    • A.

      Grits

    • B.

      Gravel

    • C.

      Wooden floor

    • D.

      Pebbles

    Correct Answer
    A. Grits
    Explanation
    T. Ray made the narrator kneel on grits.

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  • 9. 

    Why was Rosaleen going to town?

    • A.

      To go to church

    • B.

      To register to vote

    • C.

      To visit her sister

    • D.

      To buy Lily a training bra

    Correct Answer
    B. To register to vote
    Explanation
    Rosaleen was going to town to register to vote. This suggests that she is interested in participating in the democratic process and exercising her right to vote. By registering, she is taking a proactive step towards engaging in civic duties and having a say in the decisions that affect her and her community.

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  • 10. 

    What did Rosaleen take from the church?

    • A.

      A bottle of holy water

    • B.

      A prayer book

    • C.

      A couple of fans

    • D.

      A hymnal

    Correct Answer
    C. A couple of fans
    Explanation
    Rosaleen took a couple of fans from the church.

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  • 11. 

    What did Rosaleen pour on the men's shoes?

    • A.

      Her coffee

    • B.

      Her snuff jug

    • C.

      Her shoe polish

    • D.

      Her hot chocolate

    Correct Answer
    B. Her snuff jug
    Explanation
    Rosaleen poured her snuff jug on the men's shoes.

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  • 12. 

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