The Grapes of Wrath Chapter 7 Summary


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Why is the jalopy the easiest kind of car to sell?

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1. How do used car lot owners use bargain advertisements?

2. What kind of character is Joe?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions will quickly test your knowledge of the events of chapter 7 of The Grapes of Wrath. You will be asked about the actions of the characters and their experience with the car dealer.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet combo you'll measure your understanding of:

  • The use of bargain advertisements by used car salesman
  • What kind of character Joe is in the novel
  • The reason cars are being sold at such a rapid pace

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about why the jalopy is described as the easiest car to sell
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the speed of the used car salesman's speech and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the type of character Joe is in this chapter

Additional Learning

If you would like to know more about this chapter, review the lesson titled The Grapes of Wrath Chapter 7 Summary. It will help you understand:

  • The severity of the Great Depression
  • Why the used car lot owner targets female customers
  • Dishonest practices used after a car has been sold