The Grapes of Wrath Ma Joad Quotes


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In The Grapes of Wrath, which of the following adjectives best describes Ma?

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1. In The Grapes of Wrath, what does Ma say when Al asks her if she is worried about moving to California?

2. In The Grapes of Wrath, what does Ma say when Rose of Sharon worries about whether seeing a dog get hit by truck harmed her baby?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet quickly test your knowledge of the words of Ma Joad from The Grapes of Wrath. You will need to identify her words and understand what they mean.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you'll assess your understanding of topics like:

  • Adjectives that could describe Ma Joad
  • Ma's words about moving to California
  • How Ma reassures Rose of Sharon

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as Ma's threat when the family talks of splitting up
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Ma's meaning when she talks about living too many lives
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the meaning of Ma Joad's words to her family

Additional Learning

For more information about the words of this character, read the lesson titled The Grapes of Wrath Ma Joad Quotes. You will explore:

  • Ma Joad's personality
  • The emotions that drive Ma Joad
  • Different ways Ma Joad reassures her family