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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. When Michael was ill in Part 6, what did Walker offer to make him?
(b) Cough syrup.
2. What was Rebecca Walker's aunt unable to do with Walker's hair in Part 5?
(a) Braid it.
(b) Dreadlock it.
(c) Beehive it.
(d) Cornrow it.
3. In what year did Rebecca Walker's parents marry?
4. Walker's paternal grandmother gave her a generous allowance for what?
(a) Roller skates.
(c) A hula hoop.
5. What belief did Walker's parents reject, as described in Part 2?
(a) The pen is mightier than the sword.
(b) Home is where the heart is.
(c) Blood is thicker than water.
(d) Love keeps a family strong.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where did Rebecca Walker's paternal grandmother live?
2. Walker writes In Part 4 that instead of warm, family activities, in the evening, Walker's mother dictated her wishes for what?
3. Alice Walker was the youngest of how many children?
4. In what class play did Walker land a lead role in Part 4?
5. Who did Walker credit with having taught her to "fit in" in Part 2?
Short Essay Questions
1. What other relative did Walker describe at Grandma Miriam's house?
2. Describe some of the tender moments of Walker's early childhood. What kind things did her parents do for her?
3. What did Walker imagine Jackie's reaction would be of her home? How does she view her cousins today?
4. What societal changes had an impact on Walker's parents' marriage?
5. What does Walker describe of her memories of moving to Brooklyn in Part 2?
6. What did Walker admire about her new older friends in San Francisco in Part 6? Who were they?
7. How did Walker's mother change through the 1970s?
8. What does Walker open Part 2 of the book with? What is shared?
9. How did Walker fit in at the school in Washington, D.C. in Part 5?
10. How did Walker avoid uncomfortable feelings around her extended family?
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