Their Eyes Were Watching God Chapter 9-11 Reading Check Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Janie feels __________ after Jody dies. 

    • A.

      Freedom

    • B.

      Sorrow

    • C.

      Embarrasement

    • D.

      Boredom

    Correct Answer
    A. Freedom
    Explanation
    After Jody dies, Janie feels freedom. This implies that Jody's death has liberated Janie from a burdensome or oppressive situation. It suggests that Janie may have felt trapped or restricted in some way during her relationship with Jody, and his death has allowed her to finally experience a sense of liberation and independence.

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  • 2. 

    Who warns Janie about suitors? 

    • A.

      Tea Cakes

    • B.

      Matt Boner

    • C.

      Ike Green

    • D.

      Pheoby Watson

    Correct Answer
    C. Ike Green
    Explanation
    Ike Green warns Janie about suitors.

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  • 3. 

    Janie meets __________ while everyone else is away for a __________. 

    • A.

      Tea Cake....funeral

    • B.

      Tea Cake....ball game

    • C.

      Vergible Woods....checkers tournament

    • D.

      Vergible Woods....trial

    Correct Answer
    B. Tea Cake....ball game
    Explanation
    Janie meets Tea Cake while everyone else is away for a ball game. This suggests that Janie and Tea Cake have a strong connection and enjoy each other's company. It also implies that Janie is not interested in attending the ball game and prefers spending time with Tea Cake instead.

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  • 4. 

    Janie and Tea Cake __________. 

    • A.

      Kiss

    • B.

      Play ball

    • C.

      Play checkers

    • D.

      2 of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. 2 of the above
    Explanation
    The question states that Janie and Tea Cake do two activities. The answer "2 of the above" implies that they engage in two out of the three mentioned activities, which are kissing, playing ball, and playing checkers. However, without further context or information, it is impossible to determine which specific activities Janie and Tea Cake participate in.

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  • 5. 

    Hezekiah suggests that Janie should not be with Tea Cake because he is: 

    • A.

      A criminal

    • B.

      Poor

    • C.

      Another bad husband like Jody

    • D.

      Not superior to Hezekiah in any way

    Correct Answer
    B. Poor
    Explanation
    Hezekiah suggests that Janie should not be with Tea Cake because he is poor. This implies that Hezekiah believes that Tea Cake's financial status is not up to Janie's standards or expectations. Hezekiah may think that Janie deserves someone who is financially stable or wealthy, and he sees Tea Cake's poverty as a negative characteristic.

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  • 6. 

    An action that Tea Cake preforms on Janie that shows their relationship is growing is:

    • A.

      He helped her raise the horses

    • B.

      He helped her punch another suitor

    • C.

      He combed her hair

    • D.

      He bought her a ring

    Correct Answer
    C. He combed her hair
    Explanation
    Tea Cake combing Janie's hair demonstrates a growing relationship because it involves an intimate act of care and affection. Combing someone's hair is a nurturing gesture that requires trust and closeness. By taking the time to comb Janie's hair, Tea Cake is showing his love and attentiveness towards her. This action signifies a deeper connection between them, as it involves a level of vulnerability and intimacy.

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  • 7. 

    Chapter 11 ends with: 

    • A.

      Tea Cake dies in a store robbery

    • B.

      Tea Cake confesses his love for Janie

    • C.

      Tea Cake reveals his real name

    • D.

      Tea Cake is arrested for rape

    Correct Answer
    B. Tea Cake confesses his love for Janie
    Explanation
    In Chapter 11, Tea Cake confesses his love for Janie. This is significant because it shows the deepening of their relationship and Tea Cake's vulnerability in expressing his feelings. It also marks a turning point in their romance, as they move towards a more intimate and committed partnership.

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  • 8. 

    Which statement best explains Tea Cake's feelings about Janie at the end of Chapter 11? 

    • A.

      "If there's someone else you'd rather take, it's all right with me "

    • B.

      "Nobody else on earth kin hold uh candle the you. You got the keys to the kingdom"

    • C.

      "He could be a bee to a blossom -- a pear tree blossom in the spring"

    • D.

      "My likes and dislikes ought not to make no difference with you. "

    Correct Answer
    B. "Nobody else on earth kin hold uh candle the you. You got the keys to the kingdom"
    Explanation
    Tea Cake's statement "Nobody else on earth kin hold uh candle the you. You got the keys to the kingdom" suggests that he holds Janie in high regard and sees her as someone exceptional and irreplaceable. He believes that she possesses qualities and abilities that surpass anyone else in the world. Additionally, the mention of "the keys to the kingdom" implies that Janie has a significant influence and power over him and their relationship. This statement conveys Tea Cake's deep admiration and love for Janie.

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