Their Eyes Were Watching God Ending Quiz (Ch19+20)

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Their Eyes Were Watching God Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz on chapters 19 and 20 of the book.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why does Tea Cake avoid going outside after the storm? 
    • A. 

      He knows that people will be looking for him to kill

    • B. 

      He knows that people will want his help burying bodies

    • C. 

      There are too many dead bodies to go outside

    • D. 

      Blacks are always blamed for a disaster so he avoids going out

  • 2. 
    News comes from headquarters to the body burier that: 
    • A. 

      Whites go into coffins, blacks are burnt

    • B. 

      Whites should be cast into a ditch, blacks burnt

    • C. 

      Whites go into coffins, blacks are cast into a ditch

    • D. 

      Whites are burnt, blacks are cast into a ditch

  • 3. 
    Tea Cake's sickness was due to: 
    • A. 

      An infection from Motor Boat

    • B. 

      A mad dog

    • C. 

      Water contamination

    • D. 

      Severe physical injury during the storm

  • 4. 
    How does Motor Boat pass through the storm? 
    • A. 

      He builds a raft from a piece of roof

    • B. 

      He stays in house and gambles with himself to pass time

    • C. 

      He calls for help

    • D. 

      He sleeps

  • 5. 
    Which quote best shows why Tea Cake was mad at Janie? 
    • A. 

      "Janie, how come you can't sleep in the same bed wid me no mo'?"

    • B. 

      "You only sound ole when you tell folks when you wuz born, but wid de eye you'se young enough tuh suit most any man"

    • C. 

      "Y'all set wid 'im till Ah git back. He need de company right long in heah"

    • D. 

      "Well, b'lieve Ah'll rake up de front yard. De mens is got cane chewin's and peanut hulls all over de place"

  • 6. 
    "Y'all set wid 'im till Ah git back. He need de company right long in heah" The speaker of this quote is: 
    • A. 

      Janie

    • B. 

      Tea Cake

    • C. 

      Dr. Simmons

    • D. 

      Sop-de-Bottom

  • 7. 
    What did Janie think when she found what was under Tea Cake's pillow? 
    • A. 

      I hope Tea Cake isn't going to go hunting in this condition.

    • B. 

      Oh no, Tea Cake didn't notice that such thing was under his pillow.

    • C. 

      I hope Tea Cake isn't going to use thisagainst me.

    • D. 

      I better tell Tea Cake about this.

  • 8. 
    What did Janie find under Tea Cake's pillow? 
    • A. 

      A rifle

    • B. 

      A pistol

    • C. 

      A bomb

    • D. 

      His diary

  • 9. 
    When Janie found the item under Tea Cake's pillow, what did she do next? 
    • A. 

      She manipulated it so that it was safer.

    • B. 

      She threw it away

    • C. 

      She warned Tea Cake about it

    • D. 

      She hid it in her room.

  • 10. 
    Who/What directly killed Tea Cake? 
    • A. 

      Disease

    • B. 

      Janie

    • C. 

      His own foolishness

    • D. 

      Dr. Simmons

  • 11. 
    In court, people say that Janie should be innocent because: 
    • A. 

      Tea Cake was truly mad

    • B. 

      There was a witness who saw Tea Cake attack her first

    • C. 

      She didn't kill a white man.

    • D. 

      Janie was not entirely black, so the white jury favored her over the defendant

  • 12. 
    Who, besides Janie, also comes to Tea Cake's funeral? 
    • A. 

      Motor Boat

    • B. 

      Sop-de-Bottom

    • C. 

      Mrs. Tyler

    • D. 

      Mrs. Turner

  • 13. 
    In chapter 20, the setting of the story changes back to when Janie was: 
    • A. 

      Talking to Jody about her past

    • B. 

      Talking to Pheoby about her life

    • C. 

      Janie wakes up from a nightmare

    • D. 

      Sees the gates of heaven in the background

  • 14. 
    Who is kicked out of the 'Glades? 
    • A. 

      Mrs. Tuner

    • B. 

      Mr. Tuner

    • C. 

      Mrs. Tuner's brother

    • D. 

      Mr. Turner's son