The Ultimate
The Grapes of Wrath
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 15

Which state are the Joads originally from?

  • Oklahoma
  • Nebraska
  • Kansas
  • Colorado

Question 2 of 15

What is the Reverend's last name?

  • Casy
  • Arnold
  • Boyer
  • Graves

Question 3 of 15

Who is NOT a member of the family travelling with the Joads?

  • Ivy
  • Uncle John
  • Grampa
  • Al

Question 4 of 15

Who is Rose of Sharon's husband?

  • Connie
  • Floyd
  • John
  • Muley

Question 5 of 15

When does Granma die?

  • Right before the Joads enter California
  • After the first stop on Highway 66
  • After the Joads can't find work for three weeks in California
  • Right before the Joads leave their home

Question 6 of 15

When does Noah split off from the family?

  • After they cross into California
  • After he finds a pretty girl named Nancy
  • After he finds a job in San Francisco
  • After Grampa dies

Question 7 of 15

Why does the Reverend get arrested?

  • He knocks a police officer unconscious
  • He steals a loaf of bread
  • He is falsely accused for burning some wheat crops
  • He breaks into a home

Question 8 of 15

Who kills the Reverend?

  • A policeman
  • Tom Joad
  • Muley Graves
  • A storeowner

Question 9 of 15

What is the first event marking Ma taking leadership of the family?

  • She declares they have to leave the government camp
  • She decides where Pa and Tom should go to look for work
  • She tells Pa to give his food to the children
  • She sells the family's spare tire

Question 10 of 15

What is Rose of Sharon's baby's name?

  • The baby is stillborn
  • Moses
  • Clayton
  • Wilkie

Question 11 of 15

Whom do the Joads travel to California with?

  • The Wilsons
  • The Wainwrights
  • The Jones
  • The Johnsons

Question 12 of 15

What is the animal that crosses the road and is later found by Tom?

  • A turtle
  • A rabbit
  • A lizard
  • A roadrunner

Question 13 of 15

Which is NOT described as a way the migrating families cope with their struggles?

  • They petition the mayors and governor
  • They band together with other families
  • They play music and dance
  • They gather around campfires and tell stories

Question 14 of 15

At what point does Ma express that she feels like a person again?

  • After the government camp head treats her kindly
  • After Pa makes enough money to buy them a big meal
  • After Tom returns from jail
  • After the Joads hear a sermon from a preacher

Question 15 of 15

Who does NOT eventually leave the family?

  • Pa
  • Tom
  • Al
  • Connie Rivers

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