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The Color Purple

The Color Purple


by Alice Walker

The Color Purple: This is a Great ___ Book Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Color Purple? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does Celie discover that Mr. ___ has been hiding?

His true feelings for her
Letters from Nettie
His mistress
His secret stash of Twix bars
Q. What happens when Celie tries to leave Mr. ___?

She is successful
He beats her, nearly killing her
He tases her
He locks her in her room
Q. What is Nettie's new job?

A teacher
A shop owner
A missionary
A department store elf at Gimbels
Q. What does Celie learn about Pa?

He has a mental disability
He spent fifteen years in jail
He writes right-handed but bats lefty
He is dead
Q. With whom is Celie reunited at the end of the book?

Her children
Nettie and her children
Peaches and Herb