Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry Ch. 2
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by Hilary Taylor
| 28 Questions
Note from the author:
Comprehension questions for chapter 1 of the book Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry
1
1 pt
Who supervises the children and Mama in the cotton field?
Mr. Morrison
Big Ma
Mr. Granger
White men
2
1 pt
Who does Papa return with on his visit?
T.J.
Mr. Morrison
Claude
Mr. Berry
3
1 pt
Why is the visitor staying with the Logan family?
his house was burned
he is disabled
he was kicked out of his home
to help in the fields
4
1 pt
What does the family learn at church?
blacks shouldn't stand up to whites
Mr. Berry died
someone else's home was burned
the Bible says they should obey the whites
5
1 pt
Who do they think set the fire?
Mr. Lanier
John Henry
drunks
Beacon
6
1 pt
What is the real reason Papa brought the visitor to the farm?
to protect the family
to help him since he needed a job
to give him a place to stay
to fix things around the house
7
1 pt
Papa warns the children to stay away from what?
the white school
the poles in the cotton field
the Granger plantation
Wallace store
8
1 pt
The __________________ rope will burn your hands if you slide down it.
fibrous
sinewy
formidable
massive
ornate
9
1 pt
A sinkhole can can be fairly small or ________________.
fibrous
sinewy
formidable
massive
ornate
10
1 pt
Unlike most pet dogs, Greyhounds used for racing are very lean and _________________.
fibrous
sinewy
formidable
massive
ornate
11
1 pt
The wallpaper at the hotel we stayed in was very ____________ and did not match the furniture.
fibrous
sinewy
formidable
massive
ornate
12
1 pt
For many people who are new to running, a six minute mile is a ________________ goal.
fibrous
sinewy
formidable
massive
ornate
13
1 pt
Why do you think Papa doesn't tell the family the real reason for bringing his friend to stay with them?
14
1 pt
Who is Big Ma?
Cassie's great-grandmother
Cassie's great-aunt
Mrs. Logan's mother
Mr. Logan's mother
15
1 pt
What do the children climb to pick cotton?
wooden poles
boxes
ladders
trellises
16
1 pt
What color is Big Ma's skin?
pecan
tar
ink
night
17
1 pt
Where does cotton grow low?
Montgomery
Jackson
Tallahassee
Vicksburg
18
1 pt
Which of the children doesn't climb to pick the cotton?
Cassie
Little Man
Stacey
Christopher-John
19
1 pt
Into what does Big Ma put the cotton that she picks?
wagon
canvas bag
wooden box
burlap sack
20
1 pt
What is Mrs. Logan's first name?
Rebecca
Susannah
Mary
Anna
21
1 pt
What is Mr. Logan's first name?
Robert
David
Peter
Andrew
22
1 pt
How tall is Mr. Logan?
6 feet
6 feet 2 inches
5 feet 10 inches
5 feet 11 inches
23
1 pt
What type of chair is Grandpa Logan's chair?
captain's chair
oak rocker
upholstered chair
walnut bench
24
1 pt
What are the walls of the Logan house made of ?
oak
logs
lathe and plaster
drywall
25
1 pt
How many bedrooms are in the Logan house?
4
1
2
3
26
1 pt
How many of Mr. Logan's brothers are dead?
1
4
3
2
27
1 pt
In chapter 2, what day does Mr. Logan have to leave so he'll be back to work on time?
Saturday
Tuesday
Sunday
Monday
28
1 pt
What is the name of the Logan's mare?
Flicka
Lady
Patches
Thunder
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