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by Toni Morrison

Reading Quizzes

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Sample of Reading Quizzes

Chapter 1


1. What is 124?
2. Why did Sethe's sons, Howard and Buglar, run away by the time they were thirteen?
3. What is the name of the plantation where Sethe used to be a slave?
4. How do Paul D and Sethe know each other? 
5. How does Paul D respond when the ghost shakes the house? 


1. A house
2. They'd had enough of the haunted house.
3. Sweet Home
4. They were both slaves on Sweet Home.
5. He yells at it to stop and "get the hell out." He also grabs the table and bashes it about.