My Antonia Overview Quiz

My Antonia Overview Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

Jim Burden reflects on Antonia Shimerda, a remarkable woman he once knew while living on the plains of Nebraska. Be sure you recall the relationship between the two friends by taking the eNotes quiz about Willa Cather's novel My Antonia here.

  • Question 1

    What do the Shimerdas think of the Burden home?

  • Question 2

    What is the sign that Mr. Shimerda will not survive much longer?

  • Question 3

    What happened to Antonia's father?

  • Question 4

    What animal does Jim kill in order to rescue Antonia?

  • Question 5

    Why does Antonia stop working for Mr. Harling?

  • Question 6

    Why does Jim come to live with his grandparents?

  • Question 7

    Of what material is the Shimerda house composed?

  • Question 8

    What does Jim feel certain that Mr. Shimerda died of?

  • Question 9

    Where are Antonia and her family originally from?

  • Question 10

    Why does Jim Burden leave Nebraska for two years?

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