Trivia: Their Eyes Were Watching God Quiz! Novel

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Their Eyes Were Watching God Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What was Pheoby trying to persuade Janie about? 
    • A. 

      You shouldn't move to Eastonville

    • B. 

      Tea Cake is just a poor pathetic man

    • C. 

      Tea Cake is just after your money

    • D. 

      You should mourn for Joe a bit more.

  • 2. 
    Janie's plans with Tea Cake are to: 
    • A. 

      Move to Jacksonville

    • B. 

      Sell the store

    • C. 

      Marry Tea Cake

    • D. 

      2 of the above

    • E. 

      A,B and C

  • 3. 
    Who is the receiver of this quote?  "______, I believe your buddy is all tied up with that Tea Cakes sure enough. Didn't believe it at first...You better sense her into things then cause Tea Cake can't do anything but help her spend what she got." 
    • A. 

      Janie

    • B. 

      Sam Watson

    • C. 

      Pheoby Watson

    • D. 

      Ms. Tyler

    • E. 

      Who Flung

  • 4. 
    Janie brought ________ with her to Jacksonville.
    • A. 

      Her money

    • B. 

      Her shop

    • C. 

      Her new blue dress

    • D. 

      Pheoby Watson

  • 5. 
    What instrument does Tea Cake play for Janie? (one word, singular, no articles) 
  • 6. 
    Which of the following events alarmed Janie? 
    • A. 

      She forgot her train ticket

    • B. 

      She couldn't find her money.

    • C. 

      She found out Tea Cake was a smoker.

    • D. 

      She realized that Jody was a better husband

    • E. 

      Tea Cake said that the marriage was canceled.

  • 7. 
    How does Tea Cake try to win back the money? 
    • A. 

      By investing in the stock market

    • B. 

      By getting a loan from the bank

    • C. 

      By stealing it from the mayor

    • D. 

      By gambling

  • 8. 
    Who says this quote? Who is the target?  "You got more nerve than a brass monkey. Tell me, what post office did you ever pee in? I crave to know." 
    • A. 

      Janie....Pheoby

    • B. 

      Tea Cake....Janie

    • C. 

      Janie....Tea Cake

    • D. 

      Tea Cake....Double-Ugly

  • 9. 
    The amount of money that Tea Cake brings back after fighting Double Ugly is ____ than the original. 
    • A. 

      The same as

    • B. 

      More

    • C. 

      Less

    • D. 

      This information is not stated or implied in the novel.

  • 10. 
    Who is Who Flung? 
    • A. 

      The example that Janie used to stop Tea Cake from fighting

    • B. 

      The example that Pheoby used to persuade Janie

    • C. 

      The mayor of Jacksonville

    • D. 

      Tea Cake's enemy whom was punched by him

  • 11. 
    When the novel begins, Janie is?
    • A. 

      A young girl living with her grandmother

    • B. 

      About to marry Logan Killicks

    • C. 

      Arriving in Eatonville for the first time with her new husband

    • D. 

      A middle-aged woman returning to Eatonville alone

  • 12. 
    To whom does Janie tell the story of her life?
    • A. 

      The townspeople on the porch

    • B. 

      Her friend Pheoby Watson

    • C. 

      Her new husband, Tea Cake

    • D. 

      D) Nobody

  • 13. 
    Janie’s grandfather was
    • A. 

      A slave-owner who raped Nanny

    • B. 

      Jody Starks’s father’s best friend

    • C. 

      A wealthy black landowner

    • D. 

      Captain Eaton

  • 14. 
    Whom does Janie marry first?
    • A. 

      Jody Starks

    • B. 

      Logan Killicks

    • C. 

      Vergible Woods

    • D. 

      Stubby Clapp

  • 15. 
    What reason does Jody give for excluding Janie from the mule’s funeral?
    • A. 

      Because such a “common” gathering is unfit for the mayor’s wife

    • B. 

      Because he is afraid that she is too weak to handle the sight of the dead mule

    • C. 

      Because she had said that she didn’t want to go

    • D. 

      Because she needs to save her energy for working in the store

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