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"A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" Trivia Quiz

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Trivia Quiz game quiz
"Do you love the book "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" as much as I do? Take this quiz to test your knowledge of this amazing novel."

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1. What is not a name of someone to whom Francie is related?
    Mary Rommely
    Annie Laurie
    Joanna
    Sissy


2. What did Johnny die of?
    pneumonia
    gunshot (bled to death)
    alcohol poisoning
    cancer


3. What is the name of Francie's dad's (Johnny) favorite song - the one he sang as he came home every night?
    "I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier"
    "Anne Laurie"
    "Molly Malone"
    "Auld Lang Syne"


4. Which book has Betty Smith not written?
    "Tomorrow Will Be Better"
    "The Nation"
    "Maggie-Now"
    "Joy in the Morning"


5. What is the real opening line to "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn"?
    "For Francie, Saturday started with the trip to the junkie."
    "Late in the afternoon the sun slanted down into the mossy yeard belonging to Franice Nolan's house, and warmed the worn wooden fence."
    "Serene was a word you could put to Brooklyn, New York."
    "Oh, what a wonderful day was Saturday in Brooklyn."


6. How many different books are there in "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn"?
    5
    4
    6
    3


7. The following ethnic groups were all mentioned in the book: Chinese, German, Jews and Italians.
    True
    False


8. What is the name of the transportation that Francie takes to work?
    Brooklyn Day Train
    National Metro Train
    Willamsburg Metro
    El Train


9. What wasn't a gift given on Christmas?
    baseball glove
    hat
    new pennies
    spats


10. What was different about Sissy's delivery at the end of the book?
    She gave birth to twins, but one died
    This was the first child to whom Sissy gave birth
    Sissy used a Jew to help her give birth
    The midwife refused to help Sissy


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Compiled Jun 28 12