The Ultimate
As I Lay Dying
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 12

What is Cash building at the beginning of the book?

  • Coffin
  • House
  • Barn
  • Table

Question 2 of 12

Why does Dewey not mourn her mother's death?

  • She is too distracted by her pregnancy
  • She is too distracted by a boy
  • She is too distracted by her illness
  • She and her mother never got along

Question 3 of 12

What was Addie's dying wish?

  • To be buried in Jefferson
  • To be buried at home
  • To be buried immediately
  • To be cremated

Question 4 of 12

What compels Anse to fulfill his promise?

  • He wants a set of false teeth
  • He wants to honor his wife's wishes
  • He wants to move after his wife's death
  • He wants to show his kids how much he loved their mother

Question 5 of 12

Who did Addie have an affair with?

  • The minister
  • The preacher
  • The pastor
  • The bishop

Question 6 of 12

What happens to the mules on their journey?

  • They drown in the river
  • They get injured on the walk
  • They starve
  • They freeze

Question 7 of 12

What injury does Cash get on their journey?

  • Broken leg
  • Broken arm
  • Broken collar bone
  • Broken back

Question 8 of 12

What does Darl do at the Gillespie's?

  • Burns down the barn
  • Burns down the home
  • Burns down the woods behind the home
  • Burns down the garden

Question 9 of 12

What does Darl's family say about him after the incident at the Gillespie's?

  • He's insane
  • He's a bad person
  • He's not related to them
  • He should be arrested

Question 10 of 12

What does Dewey try to buy?

  • Abortion pill
  • Alcohol
  • Drugs
  • Coffin

Question 11 of 12

Who does Anse introduce his children to the morning after burying Addie?

  • His new wife
  • Addie's mother
  • Addie's sister
  • His old friend

Question 12 of 12

Which two kids are out of town when Addie dies?

  • Darl and Jewel
  • Cash and Dewey
  • Cash and Darl
  • Jewel and Dewey

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