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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why can Richard not write his own speech at his graduation?
(a) The principle wants to promote the school
(b) White people will be present
(c) He does not have enough time
(d) His cannot spell

2. What does the job include?
(a) Free meals
(b) Sleeping quarters
(c) Free clothes
(d) Free baths

3. What does Nathan work as?
(a) Doctor
(b) Cook
(c) Night porter
(d) Secretary

4. Who does Richard persuade to publish his short story?
(a) The New York Times
(b) The local newsletter
(c) The Chicago Tribune
(d) The local black newspaper

5. Why does Richard's boss fire him?
(a) He is always late
(b) He is always reading
(c) He does not like his silent disapproval
(d) He thinks he steals money

6. Where does Nathan work as a night porter?
(a) Hospital
(b) Drug store
(c) A hotel
(d) A hostel

7. What city does Alan move to?
(a) New York
(b) Detroit
(c) Memphis
(d) Chicago

8. What is Richard able to steal from the next white family he works for?
(a) Money
(b) Clothes
(c) Books
(d) Food

9. What do Wright and his co workers do to steal $200?
(a) Sell drugs
(b) Re-sell tickets
(c) Sell alcohol
(d) Pimp

10. What does Richard have to call his aunt in class?
(a) Miss Wilson
(b) Teacher
(c) Addie
(d) Miss Doran

11. Who does Richard start working for?
(a) The American post office
(b) The local library
(c) A Jewish family
(d) A white family

12. Why does Granny refuse to pay for Richard's school books?
(a) They are sinful
(b) They are too fun
(c) They are too worldly
(d) They are too expensive

13. Why does Ella have to stop work?
(a) She is ill
(b) She has won the lottery
(c) She is pregnant
(d) She wants to spend more time with her children

14. What does Richard start selling to earn money?
(a) Newspapers
(b) Posters
(c) Magazines
(d) Life insurance

15. How does Richard kill the kitten?
(a) Burns it
(b) Shoots it
(c) Hangs it
(d) Strangles it

Short Answer Questions

1. Where did the black boy work?

2. How does Griggs know Richard?

3. What does Ella think her son's writing will lead people to think he has?

4. What kind of school does Richard enter?

5. What does Richard say he has to see to believe in God?

(see the answer keys)

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