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The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath


by John Steinbeck

Reading Quizzes

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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.