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Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

__________ saw The Klan first in the night.
a.
Stella
b.
Mama
c.
Papa
d.
Jojo
 

 2. 

Why did Stella sneak out after the family was asleep?
a.
to watch night birds at the pond
b.
to practice her writing
c.
to spy on the Spencer boy
d.
to practice running on the white school’s track
 

 3. 

Seeing the Spoon Man coming down the road meant __________ .
a.
valuables had to be hidden before he got to your door
b.
someone had a letter from the government
c.
there would be pretty things to look at and buy
d.
the newspaper from the big city would soon be there
 

 4. 

What happened when Stella’s father lined up to join the army?
a.
He went to war and became a hero.
b.
He lost a very good buddy.
c.
They wouldn’t let him join the army.
d.
He was captured and kept in a POW camp.
 

 5. 

Stella’s papa __________ to show that he was somebody.
a.
registered to vote
b.
worked very hard in the newspaper office
c.
ran for mayor of Bumblebee
d.
kept a large herd of cattle
 

 6. 

What was missing from the Sears catalog?
a.
pictures of bicycles
b.
a picture of George Washington
c.
hair rollers
d.
pictures of people of color
 

 7. 

Why didn’t the fire department come to fight Spencer’s fire?
a.
There were no volunteers available.
b.
Bumblebee did not have a fire brigade.
c.
They didn’t help the black neighborhood.
d.
No one knew how to call the fire department.
 

 8. 

How did Stella know where to find Hazel during the fire?
a.
Shella heard her calling for help.
b.
Hazel had shown Stella a picture of her hidey-hole.
c.
Stella stumbled down into the hole where she was hiding.
d.
Hazel had taken Stella to her hiding place.
 

 9. 

Where did Stella get the typewriter?
a.
from Mrs. Spencer for finding Hazel
b.
from the village junk shop
c.
from Mrs. Grayson, her teacher
d.
from the second-hand store
 

 10. 

Stella saved __________ from drowning.
a.
Tony Spencer, her school friend
b.
Hazel Spencer, who wandered off at night
c.
Paulette, the white doctor’s daughter
d.
Carolyn, her best friend
 



 
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