The Grapes of Wrath Quotes: Family, Community & Children


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

When Ma talks about the family falling apart in Chapter 26 of The Grapes of Wrath, she refers to the role of _____ in keeping their family together previously.

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. When Tom is wanted by the law for killing the man who has murdered Casy, and suggests in Chapter 26 of The Grapes of Wrath that he could go off on his own so as not to put a target on his family, Ma _____

2. Given the unstable and difficult lives of the migrant families, when they stayed together in the camps in The Grapes of Wrath, they _____

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet is an assessment of your knowledge about the significant quotes about family and community in The Grapes of Wrath. You'll check your understanding of the main characters in the book, how they perceived family and what they learned about community.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to evaluate your knowledge about:

  • What held the role of keeping the family together, according to Ma in chapter 26
  • How Ma reacts to Tom saying he could go off so he doesn't draw a target on his family
  • The way the migrant families lived together in the camps
  • What a community is

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you were able to draw out what Ma says after Tom suggests he leave the family while he is wanted by the authorities
  • Interpreting information - verify that you read and were able to correctly interpret how the migrant families in camps lived
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about what a migrant worker is

Additional Learning

If you are looking to find a in-depth account of this topic, you can read or watch the lesson, The Grapes of Wrath Quotes: Family, Community & Children. This lesson offers a closer look at:

  • Why Ma thinks it is difficult to keep the family together on the journey
  • The role of the children in the book
  • How the theme of community is shown in the book
  • Describing the camp at night