The Ultimate
Secret Life of Bees
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 15

What kind of farm does Lily live on with T. Ray?

  • Peach
  • Orange
  • Cotton
  • Apple

Question 2 of 15

What inspires Rosaleen to register to vote?

  • Watching Pres. Johnson sign the Civil Rights Act on TV
  • T. Ray telling her she can't
  • Lily asking her to
  • One of her friends daring her to

Question 3 of 15

What was Lily's mother's name?

  • Deborah
  • Sherri
  • Katherine
  • Sarah

Question 4 of 15

Which is not true of the photo Lily has from her mother?

  • T. Ray kept it hidden from Lily
  • It is of a black Mary, mother of Jesus
  • The town Tilburon, SC is written on the back
  • Lily finds pictures like it on honey jars in a grocery store

Question 5 of 15

Which is not a name of one of the Boatright sisters?

  • July
  • May
  • June
  • August

Question 6 of 15

Where does May put pieces of paper when she is upset?

  • In a crack in a wall of stones
  • in a box under her bed
  • in a hole in the cherry tree
  • in the attic

Question 7 of 15

Where is the statue of the black Mary from?

  • a ship
  • a church
  • a school
  • a graveyard

Question 8 of 15

Why does May commit suicide?

  • She learns of Zach being arrested
  • She finds out who Lily is
  • She has a confrontation with the police
  • She argues with a neighbor over bees

Question 9 of 15

Where does Lily stay at the Boatrights'?

  • in the honey house
  • in the attic
  • in the barn
  • in April's old room

Question 10 of 15

Which is not a reason why Deborah went to stay with August?

  • she couldn't love Lily
  • she had a nervous breakdown
  • to escape T. Ray's abuse
  • because August was her nanny as a child

Question 11 of 15

Why was Zach arrested?

  • he was falsely accused of throwing something at a white man
  • for taking Lily to the movies
  • for parking his car in a white lot
  • for driving with Lily as a passenger

Question 12 of 15

When he comes to bring her home, what stops T. Ray from beating Lily?

  • Lily calls him "Daddy"
  • August intervenes
  • Zach tackles him
  • Lily tells him she loves him

Question 13 of 15

What profession does Zach want to pursue?

  • lawyer
  • doctor
  • engineer
  • teacher

Question 14 of 15

What does June do for work?

  • Works as a cellist
  • Works as a teacher
  • Works as a nanny
  • Works as a grocery clerk

Question 15 of 15

What is June's beau's name?

  • Neil
  • Tom
  • James
  • Carl

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