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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. Who was the woman that Beloved saw putting leaves in a basket?
(d) Baby Suggs
2. What is Sethe telling Paul D at the beginning of this chapter?
(a) Why she killed her child
(b) That the photo in the article was not of her
(c) That she did not kill her child
(d) That she loves Paul D
3. Why does the man chastise Paul D?
(a) Because he is a black man in a white neighborhood
(b) Because he does not have a job
(c) Because he is drinking in front of the church
(d) Because he looks miserable
4. Why are the people who went to the party so upset?
(a) They were sent home too early
(b) Because they had fun at Baby Suggs's house
(c) Sethe is not a nice person
(d) The pies were awful
5. What does Sethe make so she and Beloved can enjoy good times together?
(a) Make up
(b) New clothes
(c) Plans of their days
(d) A swing
Short Answer Questions
1. What sort of building is Paul D sitting outside of?
2. Why does Morrison say Sethe, Denver, and Paul D forget Beloved?
3. Where does Denver initially go for help?
4. From whose point of view is this chapter written?
5. Whose body does Stamp say he had to carry out of 124?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Morrison say loneliness can be dealt with by rocking in a fetal position?
2. Why do Sethe and Denver need Beloved to be theirs?
3. Why do the other ex-slaves hate Baby Suggs so much?
4. What does the fact Stamp hears dead black people signify?
5. In chapter twenty-two what do you think Beloved's story is about?
6. Why does Morrison use stream of consciousness in this chapter to express Sethe's thoughts?
7. Do you think a white family would take in a white man as a black family would take in a black man?
8. What do you think the single, unbroken paragraph in chapter twenty signifies?
9. What do you think the footprints by the stream mean?
10. Why does Sethe want to kill her children?
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