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Rebecca Walker
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When Michael was ill in Part 6, what did Walker offer to make him?
(a) Soup.
(b) Cough syrup.
(c) Tea.
(d) Coffee.

2. What did Walker lie about to the neighborhood boy she began going out with in Part 6?
(a) Her mother.
(b) Her father.
(c) Her race.
(d) Her age.

3. What is the name of Walker's stepmother?
(a) Hannah Leventhal.
(b) Sarah Leventhal.
(c) Judy Leventhal.
(d) Alice Leventhal.

4. Where did Alice Walker graduate from college?
(a) Harvard.
(b) University of Chicago.
(c) Stanford.
(d) Sarah Lawrence College.

5. Who sent Rebecca Walker money for a bike in Part 6?
(a) Her uncle.
(b) Her aunt.
(c) Grandma Miriam.
(d) Her mother.

6. When was the Black Panther Party established?
(a) 1960.
(b) 1961.
(c) 1962.
(d) 1966.

7. Where was Walker's father mugged in Part 2?
(a) Going to church.
(b) In an alley.
(c) At the grocery store.
(d) Leaving the train.

8. What was Rebecca Walker's aunt unable to do with Walker's hair in Part 5?
(a) Braid it.
(b) Dreadlock it.
(c) Cornrow it.
(d) Beehive it.

9. What did Walker long to be recognized as in Part 2?
(a) Jewish.
(b) Black.
(c) A woman.
(d) White.

10. With whom did Bethany live?
(a) Her mother.
(b) Her sister.
(c) Her father.
(d) Her grandmother.

11. What did Walker describe Bethany as when they met again as adults?
(a) A skinhead.
(b) A drug addict.
(c) A mother.
(d) A nun.

12. What school play did Walker want to be a part of in Part 5 but found she failed to gain acceptance from the black girls that appeared to be running the show?
(a) Grease.
(b) Hair.
(c) Romeo and Juliet.
(d) Cats.

13. What did Mel Leventhal's second wife bring for Rebecca Walker on her first visit?
(a) Chocolate.
(b) Marshmallows.
(c) Jelly beans.
(d) Cookies.

14. Walker's paternal grandmother gave her a generous allowance for what?
(a) A hula hoop.
(b) Dolls.
(c) Television.
(d) Roller skates.

15. What show did Walker describe sneaking into her parents' room to watch in Part 1?
(a) The Loveboat.
(b) C.H.I.P.S.
(c) I Love Lucy.
(d) Johnny Carson.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Walker admire about Michael which symbolized his freedom to her?

2. What did Louisa study?

3. From where would Walker steal money every day in Part 4?

4. What school did Walker describe her father sending her alone to walk to in Part 1?

5. Where did Walker and Michael make love for the first time in Part 6?

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