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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Granny forbid in her house?
(a) Guns
(b) Devil stuff
(c) White women
(d) Men

2. What does the white security guard threaten Richard with?
(a) A knife
(b) A stick
(c) A fist
(d) A gun

3. What kind of weapon does Richard hide under his pillow?
(a) A gun
(b) A stick
(c) A knife
(d) A tomahawk

4. Whose propaganda are the newspapers full of?
(a) The Klu Klux Klan
(b) The Communists
(c) The Capitalists
(d) The Facists

5. What does Ella work as?
(a) A gardener
(b) A nurse
(c) A cook
(d) A cleaner

6. Who moves in with the family in this chapter?
(a) Brother Formby
(b) Aunt Edie
(c) Uncle Tom
(d) Uncle David

7. Who offers to give Richard a ride home?
(a) His boss' wife
(b) His boss
(c) A group of black men
(d) A group of white men

8. Where does Richard work next?
(a) A factory
(b) A record store
(c) A candle store
(d) A clothing store

9. What does Richard do to gain acceptance at his new school?
(a) Fight
(b) Bully
(c) Steal
(d) Talk back to the teachers

10. Which of the following do the gangs not use as weapons?
(a) Knives
(b) Rocks
(c) Glass
(d) Iron

11. Which of the following does Richard set fire to?
(a) Trees
(b) Carpet
(c) Bacon
(d) Curtains

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

13. What does Richard like about his job selling newspapers?
(a) Earning money
(b) Reading the stories
(c) Meeting white people
(d) Annoying white people

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

15. What does Richard typically eat for dinner?
(a) Bread and milk
(b) Potatos
(c) Spaghetti
(d) Greens

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Richard borrow from the schoolteacher's room?

2. What does Wright do after he gives his speech?

3. Why does Ella have to stop work?

4. Where does the piece of glass cut Richard?

5. What does Richard's boss say a dog's bite cannot hurt?

(see the answer keys)

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