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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What advice does Karen give Barney on his article?
(a) To cite his sources.
(b) To be repectful.
(c) To write it strongly and accurately.
(d) To stay objective.

2. What does Kate suggest of Barney to hurt his feelings?
(a) That he is a phoney.
(b) That he is a male chauvenist.
(c) That he is a self-hating Jew.
(d) That he is a racist.

3. What reason does Stanley Lomax suggest as the only one Kate could have for trusting him?
(a) He is an old man.
(b) He is a white man.
(c) He is a well-dressed man.
(d) He is a black man.

4. Who admits to ignoring Frank Sylvester and Helen Cook since the vote?
(a) Maggie Crowley.
(b) Principal Moore
(c) Nora Baines.
(d) Deirdre Fitzgerald.

5. What did Karen warn she might do which spurred Principal Moore to threaten to fire her?
(a) Report him for incompetence.
(b) Return any 'removed' books to the shelves.
(c) Go to the media.
(d) Burn down the library.

Short Answer Questions

1. At the beginning of Chapter 11, some students object to staying in what sort of class?

2. What does Steve Turney believe about many of the individuals who have complained about Huckleberry Finn?

3. What arrangement was made so that Karen could leave her job on beneficial terms?

4. Where is the review hearing being held?

5. Where is the school board meeting held?

Short Essay Questions

1. What analogy does Reuben Foster use for the banning of books?

2. Who is Steve Turney and why does he stay in Nora's class when other students walk out?

3. As they await the release of the names of the review committee members, what do Barney and Luke discuss in reference to the previous year's censorship issues?

4. What further complaints have been made against "Huckleberry Finn" and by whom have they been made?

5. What would Matthew Griswold like to see happen to "Huckleberry Finn", and does he consider his preference censorship?

6. Deirdre and Kate both state that freedom can be dangerous. Explain their individual points of view.

7. Outline Principal Moore's arguments in trying to get Deirdre to remove "Huckleberry Finn" from the library shelves.

8. Outline Steve Turney's speech in support of "Huckleberry Finn".

9. Why do Barney's parents get so angry after Barney remarks on television that he is unsure whether they would allow him to read the Bible now that it is under scrutiny?

10. What does Barney write about Principal Moore in his newspaper article?

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