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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 3, what type of business does Peixota own?
2. When was the club founded that Seraphine is a member of?
3. In Chapter 9, what does Alamaya say that his religion is?
4. When were Mr. and Mrs. Peixota married?
5. How many presidents of the Equal Rights Action group have there been before Prudhomme Bishop?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Chapter 5, who is Bunchetta Facey?
2. How is Prudhomme Bishop described in Chapter 6?
3. What is The Tower?
4. In Chapter 9, why does Mrs. Leah Arzell call Kezia Peixota?
5. Why do Mr. and Mrs. Castle not want Professor Koazhy to join the Hands to Ethiopia committee?
6. In Chapter 4, why does Castle want to take Dorsey Flagg off the Hands to Ethiopia committee?
7. When people start calling for Dorsey Flagg's removal, who helps quell the outcry?
8. Why do Tasan and Bishop want Dorsey Flagg removed from Hands to Ethiopia and as Alamaya's travel companion?
9. In Chapter 4, why are whites not wanted to join the Hands to Ethiopia group?
10. Who is in the open car that comes down the street after the parade, and how is he dressed?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The committee of Hands to Ethiopia has observed the communist propaganda tactics in the Aframerican community and see communism as a type of dictatorship. How do they view dictatorship and democracy? How do they believe that dictatorship or democracy positively or negatively impact the lives of black people?
Essay Topic 2
Seraphine marries a man she has only known for a few hours. Why does Seraphine marry Dandy? What is she trying to prove by marrying him?
Essay Topic 3
Reverend Trawl believes that Harlem is the “stamping ground of false prophets” (110). What does Trawl mean by that statement? How does he attempt to mitigate the damage done by false prophets?
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