Treasure of Lemon Brown Quiz
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  • Question 1
    120 seconds
    Q. What is Greg’s main problem at the beginning of the story?
    answer choices
    Greg’s father wants him to get a good education. 
    Greg is allowed to play high school basketball. 
    Greg is failing math and is allowed to play ball with the Community Center. 
    Greg’s father says he cannot play ball because he is failing math. 
  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q. The setting of the story is— 
    answer choices
    a rainy night in Harlem 
    early morning in a southern city 
    a blues club in the 1940s  
    afternoon in the school gymnasium
  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q. There is conflict between Lemon Brown and three men because— 
    answer choices
    Lemon Brown owes the men money 
    the men decide to beat up Lemon Brown 
    Lemon Brown breaks into an empty house 
    the men want Lemon Brown’s treasure 
  • Question 4
    120 seconds
    Q. What is the main conflict in "The Treasure of Lemon Brown" is...
    answer choices
    Lemon Brown vs. Greg
    Greg vs. his father 
    Lemon Brown vs. thugs
    thugs vs. Greg's father
  • Question 5
    180 seconds
    Q. Which event marks the climax of the story, when the outcome of Greg’s conflict with his father is decided? 
    answer choices
    Lemon Brown and Greg scare away the bad boys. 
    Greg makes the decision to go home to face his father. 
    Lemon Brown shows Greg his treasure. 
    Lemon Brown’s son Jesse is killed in the war. 
  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q. Lemon Brown shares his heritage with Greg by— 
    answer choices
    giving Greg his harmonica and newspaper clippings 
    showing Greg photographs of Jesse 
    explaining what his treasure means to him and his son 
    fighting to defend his treasure
  • Question 7
    180 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is the best summary of the story? 
    answer choices
    Greg wants to be on the school basketball team, but he doesn’t play well enough. So, after talking to Lemon Brown, he decides to work harder. 
    Greg wants to play basketball, but his father won’t let him. So, Greg runs away to get back at him.
    Greg wants to play basketball, but his father wants him to improve his grades. Lemon Brown’s story helps Greg better understand his dad. 
    Greg is more interested in basketball than academics. When he meets Lemon Brown, he realizes he needs to go to school to be successful. 
  • Question 8
    120 seconds
    Q. Why did Lemon Brown want his son to have his treasure?
    answer choices
    The treasure represented what Brown had done and gave his son hope. 
    The items had been collected by Lemon Brown’s wife. 
    The treasure was a reminder of hard times. 
    His son was going to war, and Brown wanted his son to remember him
  • Question 9
    180 seconds
    Q. Which statement is an example of internal conflict? 
    answer choices
    A) “Greg went to the window and saw three men, neighborhood thugs, on the stoop.” 
    B) “He stood to go upstairs, thought of the lecture that probably awaited him…and started walking down the street instead.” 
    C) “Throw down your money, old man, so I won’t have to bash your head in.”
     D) “When they reached the front door, the old man looked out first, saw the street was clear, and told Greg to scoot on home.” 
  • Question 10
    180 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is the best summary of the story? 
    answer choices
    Greg wants to be on the school basketball team, but he doesn’t play well enough. So, after talking to Lemon Brown, he decides to work harder. 
    Greg wants to play basketball, but his father won’t let him. So, Greg runs away to get back at him.
    Greg wants to play basketball, but his father wants him to improve his grades. Lemon Brown’s story helps Greg better understand his dad. 
    Greg is more interested in basketball than academics. When he meets Lemon Brown, he realizes he needs to go to school to be successful. 
  • Question 11
    120 seconds
    Q. Why did Lemon Brown want his son to have his treasure?
    answer choices
    The treasure represented what Brown had done and gave his son hope. 
    The items had been collected by Lemon Brown’s wife. 
    The treasure was a reminder of hard times. 
    His son was going to war, and Brown wanted his son to remember him
  • Question 12
    120 seconds
    Q. What is a character's motivation?
    answer choices
    the way the character looks in certain situations
    the reasons a character acts in certain ways
    what a character says about another character
    the point when a character solves a problem 
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. What is a universal theme?
    answer choices
    a message about friendship 
    a message about the author's life 
    a timeless message about life or death that many cultures express 
    a message about the universe that the author expresses 
  • Question 14
    120 seconds
    Q. Which short story element names the problem that one or more characters face?
    answer choices
    resolution 
    exposition 
    theme 
    conflict
  • Question 15
    180 seconds
    Q. Lemon Brown says, "Every man got a treasure. You don't know that, you must be a fool!" What aspect of the story is brought out by those lines? 
    answer choices
    the setting
    direct characterization 
    the theme 
    the conflict
  • Question 16
    180 seconds
    Q. Lemon Brown tells Greg that his heart was broken when
    answer choices
    he found out his son had been killed in the war.
    he found out that his son did not appreciate his treasure.
    he realized that he was not talented enough to be a great blues singer.
    he realized that his son did not value the harmonica as much as he did.
  • Question 17
    180 seconds
    Q. Which statement best expresses the THEME of "The Treasure of Lemon Brown"?
    answer choices
    The life of a blues singer can be extremely difficult.
    People should not respect what their fathers say and do.
    The value of a treasure may be unrelated to its monetary value.
    To play sports you must work hard, and get good grades.
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