Their Eyes Were Watching God Overview Quiz

Their Eyes Were Watching God is a beautiful, at times tragically so, story of a young woman called Janie Crawford coming into her own. Follow her journey with eNotes' Their Eyes Were Watching God Overview Quiz and test your knowledge of Zora Neale Hurston's intricate plot. Each of our questions is ranked so that you can understand the level of difficulty and see how your score compares with others who have also taken this quiz. Give it a try!

  1. Who was Janie's best friend in Eatonville?

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  2. What animal becomes the town's mascot?

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  3. What does Janie value above all else after Jody’s death?

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  4. What is Vergible Wood’s nickname?

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  5. After Janie insults Jody in front of other men, he:

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  6. Who does Janie leave her husband for?

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  7. Who is Janie's biological father?

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  8. Nanny arranges for Janie to marry whom?

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  9. Where was Janie's first kiss?

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  10. How old is Janie at the beginning of the novel?

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