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  • 1. 

    Who does Pheoby marry?

    • A.

      Bob

    • B.

      Johnny

    • C.

      Sam

    Correct Answer
    C. Sam
    Explanation
    The question asks about the person Pheoby marries. The correct answer is Sam, as stated in the answer choice.

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  • 2. 

    Where does Janie marry Tea Cake?

    • A.

      Jackson Ville

    • B.

      Yale

    • C.

      Under a bridge

    Correct Answer
    A. Jackson Ville
    Explanation
    Janie marries Tea Cake in Jackson Ville.

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  • 3. 

    How much money did Tea Cake steal from Janie?

    • A.

      A dollar

    • B.

      Two hundred dollars

    • C.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. Two hundred dollars
    Explanation
    Tea Cake stole two hundred dollars from Janie.

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  • 4. 

    Who began to like Tea Cake?

    • A.

      Nunkie

    • B.

      Suzy

    • C.

      Jane

    Correct Answer
    A. Nunkie
    Explanation
    Nunkie is the correct answer because in the given options, Nunkie is the only name mentioned. The question asks who began to like Tea Cake, implying that Tea Cake was not initially liked by this person but eventually started liking him. Since Nunkie is the only name provided, it can be inferred that Nunkie is the person who began to like Tea Cake.

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  • 5. 

    Why did they go to the Everglades?

    • A.

      To shoot a person

    • B.

      To gamble and harvest beans

    • C.

      To mourn a death

    Correct Answer
    B. To gamble and harvest beans
  • 6. 

    How does Tea Cake make Mrs. Turner leave town?

    • A.

      Shoots her in the foot

    • B.

      Makes love to her

    • C.

      Ruins her resteraunt

    Correct Answer
    C. Ruins her resteraunt
    Explanation
    Tea Cake makes Mrs. Turner leave town by ruining her restaurant. This suggests that Mrs. Turner's livelihood is dependent on her restaurant, and by destroying it, Tea Cake effectively removes her source of income and forces her to leave town in search of a new opportunity. This action demonstrates Tea Cake's ability to assert power and control over Mrs. Turner, ultimately leading to her departure from the community.

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  • 7. 

    Why did Tea Cake hit Janie for?

    • A.

      To show authority

    • B.

      To punish her

    • C.

      To entice her

    Correct Answer
    A. To show authority
    Explanation
    Tea Cake hit Janie to show authority. This action demonstrates his power and control over her. By physically asserting dominance, Tea Cake establishes himself as the dominant figure in their relationship and emphasizes his position of authority.

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  • 8. 

    What made Tea Cake believe he could sit through a hurricane?

    • A.

      His dog

    • B.

      His fear

    • C.

      His man pride

    Correct Answer
    C. His man pride
    Explanation
    Tea Cake believed he could sit through a hurricane because of his man pride. This suggests that he had a strong sense of masculinity and confidence in his abilities. His pride likely made him feel invincible and capable of facing any challenge, including a hurricane.

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  • 9. 

    What did Janie grab onto when she flew into the water?

    • A.

      A cow's tail

    • B.

      A car

    • C.

      A tree

    Correct Answer
    A. A cow's tail
    Explanation
    Janie grabbed onto a cow's tail when she flew into the water. This suggests that Janie was in close proximity to a cow when she fell into the water, and in a desperate attempt to save herself, she reached out and grabbed onto the cow's tail for support or to pull herself out of the water. This implies that the cow was present near the water and Janie's quick thinking allowed her to find a way to prevent herself from drowning.

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  • 10. 

    Who saved Janie from a dog that would have killed her?

    • A.

      A passer by

    • B.

      A boyscout

    • C.

      Tea Cake

    Correct Answer
    C. Tea Cake
    Explanation
    Tea Cake saved Janie from a dog that would have killed her.

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  • 11. 

    What color man got a casket?

    • A.

      A white man

    • B.

      A purple man

    • C.

      A black man

    Correct Answer
    A. A white man
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the color of the man who got a casket. The correct answer is "A white man" because the question is referring to the color of the man, not the color of the casket.

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  • 12. 

    What gave Tea Cake rabies?

    • A.

      A cat

    • B.

      A horse

    • C.

      A dog

    Correct Answer
    C. A dog
    Explanation
    Tea Cake contracted rabies from a dog. This implies that Tea Cake was bitten by a dog that was infected with the rabies virus. Rabies is a viral disease that affects the central nervous system and is typically transmitted through the bite or scratch of an infected animal. The virus can be found in the saliva of infected animals, and when it enters the body through a wound, it travels to the brain, causing inflammation and ultimately leading to the development of rabies symptoms.

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  • 13. 

    What was under Tea Cakes pillow?

    • A.

      A toy

    • B.

      A pistol

    • C.

      A pill

    Correct Answer
    B. A pistol
    Explanation
    Tea Cakes had a pistol under his pillow.

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  • 14. 

    How many blanks are in Tea Cakes pistol?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    C. Three
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the number of blanks in Tea Cakes pistol. The answer is three, indicating that there are three blanks in the pistol.

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  • 15. 

    Who held a gun to Janie?

    • A.

      Tea Cake

    • B.

      The dog

    • C.

      THe doctor

    Correct Answer
    A. Tea Cake
    Explanation
    Tea Cake held a gun to Janie.

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  • 16. 

    Who bit Janie?

    • A.

      A dog

    • B.

      Tea Cake

    • C.

      A cow

    Correct Answer
    B. Tea Cake
    Explanation
    Tea Cake is the correct answer because in the context of the question, it is implied that someone or something bit Janie. Out of the given options, Tea Cake is the only one that can logically fit this scenario, as dogs and cows are unlikely to bite someone. Therefore, Tea Cake is the most reasonable answer.

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  • 17. 

    Who did Janie kill?

    • A.

      Brandon

    • B.

      Mr Prescott

    • C.

      Tea Cake

    Correct Answer
    C. Tea Cake
    Explanation
    Janie killed Tea Cake.

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  • 18. 

    Where was Janie taken to?

    • A.

      Jail and court house

    • B.

      The zoo

    • C.

      The funeral

    Correct Answer
    A. Jail and court house
    Explanation
    Janie was taken to jail and the court house. This suggests that she might have been involved in a legal matter or a crime. The options of the zoo and the funeral are unrelated to the context of being taken to jail and court house, making them incorrect choices.

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  • 19. 

    Who was the first to testify?

    • A.

      Mr. Prescott

    • B.

      A cow

    • C.

      Tea Cake

    Correct Answer
    A. Mr. Prescott
    Explanation
    Mr. Prescott was the first to testify. This implies that out of the options given, Mr. Prescott was the one who provided testimony before anyone else.

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  • 20. 

    Was Janie found guilty or not guilty?

    • A.

      Guilty

    • B.

      Not Guilty

    Correct Answer
    B. Not Guilty
    Explanation
    Janie was found not guilty, indicating that she was not convicted of the crime she was accused of. This could mean that there was insufficient evidence to prove her guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, or there may have been other factors that led to her acquittal.

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  • 21. 

    Where did she bury Tea Cake?

    • A.

      West Palm Beach Cemetary

    • B.

      In her backyard

    • C.

      On a golf course

    Correct Answer
    A. West Palm Beach Cemetary
    Explanation
    The correct answer is West Palm Beach Cemetery. This suggests that Tea Cake was buried in a cemetery located in West Palm Beach.

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  • 22. 

    Who does Janie return to in the end?

    • A.

      Pheoby

    • B.

      Jody

    • C.

      Tea Cake

    Correct Answer
    A. Pheoby
    Explanation
    Janie returns to Pheoby in the end because throughout the novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Zora Neale Hurston, Pheoby is Janie's closest friend and confidante. Pheoby is the one who listens to Janie's story and supports her, even when others in the community judge and criticize Janie. Pheoby is a symbol of friendship and understanding, and Janie trusts her enough to share her life experiences and lessons with her. Therefore, it is natural for Janie to return to Pheoby at the end of the novel.

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