Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath: Character Analysis, Description & Development


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In The Grapes of Wrath, how is Tom Joad first portrayed?

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1. Who does Tom learn his selflessness from in The Grapes of Wrath?

2. In The Grapes of Wrath, Tom Joad starts to transition from his early, selfish portrayal into taking on _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will quickly assess your understanding of Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath. To pass the quiz, you'll need to be familiar with personal changes that Tom made.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Your knowledge of the following will be tested as you take this quiz:

  • How Tom Joad is portrayed
  • Who Tom learns his selflessness from
  • When Tom Joad changes his selfish ways
  • Tom's response when Casy is killed
  • What Tom dedicates his life to

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how Tom Joad is portrayed
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about Tom's response when Casy is killed and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, check out the related lesson titled Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath: Character Analysis, Description & Development. Here are topics you'll find in this lesson:

  • Tom Joad's early goals
  • Lessons Tom Joad learned when he traveled
  • How Tom Joad showed his overall transformation