Alice Walker's The Color Purple: Summary & Quotes


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What are Celie's children's names?

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1. Who is Sofia married to?

2. Shug Avery and Celie develop what type of relationship?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Color Purple is a book written by Alice Walker, and this quiz/worksheet combo will test you on the major plot and characters in the story. You'll also learn about the types of relationships the characters have throughout the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll learn:

  • The names of Celie's children
  • The relationship between Shrug Avery and Celie
  • Who Sofia marries
  • The inspiration for the title The Color Purple
  • Settings where Nettie lives throughout The Color Purple

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related The Color Purple lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the relationship between Shug Avery and Celie and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characterization of Nettie

Additional Learning

To learn more about The Color Purple, review the accompanying lesson on the Synopsis of The Color Purple. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the plot of The Color Purple
  • Identify key plot points in Celie's journey of self-discovery
  • Draw parallels between the relationships of different characters in The Color Purple