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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
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Question 1 of 15

What age do all the Nolan brothers die before?

  • 35 years
  • 2 years
  • 76 years
  • 49 years

Question 2 of 15

What is listed as the cause of death on Johnny's death certificate?

  • Pneumonia
  • Scurvy
  • Scarlet fever
  • Fatty liver

Question 3 of 15

What job did Francie get at the Model Press Clipping Bureau?

  • Reader
  • Trader
  • Secretary
  • Mailroom attendant

Question 4 of 15

How long does Ben tell Francie she has to decide if she loves him?

  • 5 years
  • 2 months
  • 3 weeks
  • 1 day

Question 5 of 15

What does Neeley get when his dad dies?

  • His ring
  • His home
  • 100 dollars
  • His tie

Question 6 of 15

Who finally delivers a live baby of Sissy's?

  • A Jewish doctor
  • A midwife
  • Her mother
  • Her first husband

Question 7 of 15

What does Sissy call all her husbands?

  • John
  • Pete
  • Slave driver
  • Sir

Question 8 of 15

What does Katie's mom, Mary, do to protect her children from their father?

  • Only teaches them English
  • Only teaches them German
  • Sells them to gypsies
  • Makes them live with her sisters

Question 9 of 15

What illness does Henry die of?

  • Consumption
  • Scarlet Fever
  • Influenza
  • Scabies

Question 10 of 15

Where does Francie live?

  • In the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn
  • In the Brooklyn section of Williamsburg
  • In the Bronx
  • In the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn

Question 11 of 15

How old is Francie when the book begins?

  • 11
  • 5
  • 16
  • 25

Question 12 of 15

What does Katie believe is the best way for her kids to escape poverty?

  • Education
  • Marry a rich person
  • Rob a bank
  • Win the lottery

Question 13 of 15

What job does Katie do to support the family?

  • Janitor
  • Midwife
  • Housekeeper
  • Seamstress

Question 14 of 15

What is Johnny's job?

  • Singing waiter
  • Lawyer
  • Railroad worker
  • Dockyard worker

Question 15 of 15

What do the people call the tree that grows in poor courtyards?

  • Tree of Heaven
  • Tree of Life
  • The Irish Tree
  • Alder Tree

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