The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

by: Sherman Alexie

Full Book Quiz

1. Why does Junior say he was bullied as a child on the Spokane reservation?

2. How does Junior’s sisters spend her days after graduating from Willpinit High?

3. What does Junior do to his geometry teacher, Mr. P?

4. What does Junior say is the worst thing about being poor?

5. Which of these is NOT one of Junior’s nicknames on the reservation?

6. When do Junior and Penelope have their first major conversation?

7. What does Rowdy’s dad say when Junior delivers a cartoon for Rowdy to Rowdy’s house?

8. What does Gordy say Junior should get from books?

9. What does Roger do after Junior punches him in the face for his racist joke?

10. Who stitches Junior’s forehead during the first Wellpinit versus Reardan basketball game?

11. How does Mary leave the reservation after Junior decides to go to Reardan?

12. How does Penelope find out that Junior is poor?

13. Which of the following is NOT a reason that Reardan beats Wellpinit in their second basketball match up?

14. Who gives Junior a ride home after the winter formal?

15. What does Ted try to return to the Spirit family at Junior’s grandmother’s funeral?

16. Why does Eugene get shot in the face outside 7-Eleven?

17. How does Junior find out Mary dies?

18. Who does Junior run into in the woods during Mary’s funeral?

19. In what subject is Junior’s worst grade on his Reardan report card?

20. What would Junior’s dad have been if he had more opportunity?

21. What is the outcome of Reardan’s successful basketball season?

22. After Mary dies, what does Junior’s mom make him promise?

23. What does Junior say makes all unhappy families on the reservation alike?

24. According to Junior’s dad’s story, what happens after some Indians burn Stupid Horse’s body?

25. How does the novel end?