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The Grapes of Wrath
The Grapes of Wrath
by John Steinbeck

The Grapes of Wrath Reading Quizzes

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Sample of Reading Quizzes

Chapter 1


1. In what state does the novel open?
2. What time of year is it?
3. What is the weather like?
4. What kind of landscape does Steinbeck describe?
5. Who or what inhabits this landscape?


1. Oklahoma
2. Spring
3. Stormy; beginning to clear up
4. The countryside/a rural landscape
5. Men, women, children, horses, etc.