A Quiz On The Color Purple

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A Quiz On The Color Purple

This quiz will be a take-home quiz to help assess the students comprehension and understanding of how violence plays a major role in the novel "The Color Purple" However there are a few facts based questions too. The novel was written by famous writer Alice Walker. This novel is one of the most recognized and appreciated novels of all time. Just play this quiz and enhance your knowledge on this novel.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The novel begins with Celie believing that she was raped by her father.  Being that she mothered two children, where are they?
    • A. 

      Her father took them away from her and she never saw them again.

    • B. 

      They are with her throughout the novel.

    • C. 

      Her father took them away from her and killed them.

    • D. 

      Her mother stole them from her.

    • E. 

      She put them up for adoption.

  • 2. 
    Celie's husband's name was
  • 3. 
    On her wedding night, what happened to Celie?
    • A. 

      Her husband's friend raped her.

    • B. 

      Her husband beat her.

    • C. 

      She was treated like a queen.

    • D. 

      She ran away.

    • E. 

      She beat her husband.

  • 4. 
    Celie getting raped by her father was a foreshadow for what?
    • A. 

      Violence to come.

    • B. 

      A new beginning for Celie.

    • C. 

      Celie to be a violent person.

    • D. 

      Happiness for Celie and her family.

    • E. 

      Overwhelming misfortune and violence to come.

  • 5. 
    What was Celie's husband's eldest son's name was
  • 6. 
    When Celie's husband's eldest son asked him for advice on handling his wife, what advice did he give?
    • A. 

      Be kind to your wife son.

    • B. 

      Buy her things and she will behave son.

    • C. 

      Beat her and she will behave son.

    • D. 

      Give her children and she will behave son.

    • E. 

      Divorce her son.

  • 7. 
    Violence is a cycle that is difficult to break.  In many families, the children grow up and think that violence is okay.  Do you feel that violence is ever okay?  If so, why?
  • 8. 
    Initially Celie used to write letters to whom?
    • A. 

      Her father

    • B. 

      Paul

    • C. 

      Sofia

    • D. 

      Nittie

  • 9. 
    Who adopts Celie's children in the novel?
    • A. 

      Shug

    • B. 

      Samuel and Corrine

    • C. 

      Sofia

    • D. 

      No one

  • 10. 
    Nittie dies at the end of the novel. True of false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False