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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who does Richard learn that the whites have killed?
(a) His father
(b) A second uncle
(c) The brother of a housemate
(d) His brother
2. Who is Granny renting a room to?
(a) A school teacher
(b) A communist
(c) A factory owner
(d) A cook
3. What does Richard do to gain acceptance at his new school?
(b) Talk back to the teachers
4. Who does Granny inform that Richard has seen an angel?
(a) Richard's mother
(c) Her congregation
(d) A radio station
5. Where does Ella send her children?
(a) A detention center
(c) A boarding school
(d) An orphanage
6. What does Wright say he would have done if he had known there were so many obstacles to overcome as a writer?
(a) Abandoned his quest
(b) Moved to Paris
(c) Gone to a deserted island
(d) Married early
7. Which of the following does Richard set fire to?
8. What does Richard's boss offer him in the storeroom?
(a) The black woman's teeth
(b) A cigarette
(c) His hand
(d) A drink
9. Why does Ella have to stop work?
(a) She has won the lottery
(b) She is ill
(c) She is pregnant
(d) She wants to spend more time with her children
10. What do the white youths smash into Richard's face?
(a) A weight
(b) A glass jar
(c) A whiskey bottle
(d) A rock
11. What does Aunt Addie accuse Richard of eating?
12. What do Wright and his co workers do to steal $200?
(a) Re-sell tickets
(b) Sell drugs
(c) Sell alcohol
13. What does Ella work as?
(a) A gardener
(b) A nurse
(c) A cleaner
(d) A cook
14. What does Richard tell the woman he wants to be?
(a) A lawyer
(b) A doctor
(c) A writer
(d) A scientist
15. Where does RIchard want to move to?
(a) The North
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Granny forbid in her house?
2. On what level does religion interest Richard?
3. What does Mr Crane want to train Richard in?
4. What does Richard's mother arm him with to attack the boys?
5. Where does Richard work after the hotel?
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