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Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry Ch. 1
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by Hilary Taylor
| 33 Questions
Note from the author:
Comprehension questions for chapter 1 of the book Roll of Thunde Hear My Cry
1
1 pt
This novel takes place in the...
West
North
South
None of These
2
1 pt
The children's father supplements the money they make from growing cotton by working...
as a farmer
in a store
on the railroad
none of these
3
1 pt
T.J. Avery is a troublemaker who is not above allowing his _______, to take the blame for his mistakes.
brother, Claude
sister, Lillian Jean
brother, John
sister, Cassie
4
1 pt
T.J. Avery is informed about the latest gossip, incuding the burning of the _____.
Berrys
Staceys
Browns
Grangers
5
1 pt
One example of the white's mistreatment of the black children involves
a fire
a car
a bus
a train
6
1 pt
Jeremy attends another school because he is ____.
older
white
smart
wealthy
7
1 pt
The children who attend the Great Faith School ____.
plan to become ministers
are needed to plant and harvest crops
plan to enter college
none of these
8
1 pt
The children are surprised to learn that they will be given _______.
computers
books
bibles
a bus
9
1 pt
Little Man requests a different text because his is __________.
incomplete
torn
dirty
old
10
1 pt
What offends him the most bout the inside cover of the used book is ________.
its age
its condition
the inside label
the pictures
11
1 pt
Miss Crocker does not accept Little Man's behavior because ________.
she thinks he should accept that prejudice is part of life
she believes books should be treated respectfully
she doesn't care
she is afraid the school board will find out
12
1 pt
Cassie returns her book to ______.
annoy Miss Crocker
demonstrate her objection to the inside cover
waste time in class
show she doesn't like to read
13
1 pt
How many brothers does Cassie have?
4
2
1
3
14
1 pt
Where do the Logans live?
Alabama
Georgia
Louisiana
Mississippi
15
1 pt
What type of shoes is LIttle Man wearing in Chapter 1?
brown oxfords
brown loafers
sneakers
shiny black dress shoes
16
1 pt
How old is Litle Man?
7
5
8
6
17
1 pt
When do the Logan children start school?
September
October
July
August
18
1 pt
How old is Stacey?
11
10
13
12
19
1 pt
How old is Christopher John?
7
8
9
6
20
1 pt
How many acres of land do the Logans own?
40
400
75
250
21
1 pt
When did Cassie's Grandpa first purchase land?
1902
1892
1887
1874
22
1 pt
When did Cassie's Grandpa make a second land purchase?
1918
1934
1921
1894
23
1 pt
In what year did the price of cotton drop?
1930
1929
1934
1928
24
1 pt
Where does Cassie's Papa work for the railroad?
Alabama
Georgia
Louisiana
Mississippi
25
1 pt
When did Jeremy start going to school?
July
September
August
October
26
1 pt
How long does it take the Logan children to walk to school?
45 minutes
1 hour
90 minutes
2 hours
27
1 pt
How many school buses are there for the white school?
3
4
2
1
Use the following words to answer numbers 28-32. You MUST spell them correctly or they will be wrong!!

temerity reverberated raucous penchant noncommittal
28
1 pt
Her attitude was very ___________so we couldn't come up with a decison.
29
1 pt
The racoons made quite a _________ during the night when they got into the trash cans.
30
1 pt
I was shocked that the new kid had the _________ to stand up to the class bully.
31
1 pt
The sound of the motorcycle _________ throughout the garage.
32
1 pt
My brother has a _______________ for climbing on the furniture.
33
3 pts
Give three ways in which the black students and white students are treated differently so far in the story.
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