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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. What does the white security guard threaten Richard with?
(a) A fist
(b) A knife
(c) A gun
(d) A stick
2. What does Richard see in the storeroom on the floor?
3. Who does Richard associate hunger with?
(a) His grandma
(b) White people
(c) His mother
(d) His father
4. Why does Richard hesitate in engaging in thievery in the hotel?
(a) He likes his boss
(b) It is not work the risk
(c) He earns enough
(d) It is immoral
5. What does Richard's boss say a dog's bite cannot hurt?
(a) A nigger
(b) A strong boy
(c) A man
(d) A builder
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Richard persuade to publish his short story?
2. Who does Richard choose to live with?
3. What does Richard suffer from in Granny's house at night?
4. Who does RIchard say is the person who encourages him to keep writing?
5. How does Griggs know Richard?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where does Richard first find his love for books?
2. How do people respond to Richard's ambitions to become a writer in Chapter 7?
3. What does Richard do with the money he steals?
4. Why does Richard fight his Uncle Tom?
5. How do the white man and black man use Richard to help them move the liquor?
6. Why can Richard not believe in God?
7. How does Richard cut his ear?
8. What does Wright think about his writing career in retrospect?
9. Why does Richard want to read H.L Mencken?
10. Why does Richard find Chicago so startling?
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