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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 Granny do when Richard complains about her restrictions?
(a) Kisses him
(b) Slaps him
(c) Prays for him
(d) Whips him
2. What kind of animal bites Richard?
3. What does Richard refuse from his neighbors?
4. Who does Richard see beat a black woman?
(a) His boss
(b) His brother
(c) His boss' wife
(d) The mayor
5. What does Richard neglect to call one of the white youths?
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Ella have to stop work?
2. Who does Richard choose to live with?
3. What does Richard threaten Addie with at home?
4. How does Griggs know Richard?
5. Where are the newspaper's printed?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Richard learn about the brother of one of his classmates?
2. Why does Richard stop selling the newspaper?
3. Where does Richard first find his love for books?
4. How does Richard's mother punish him for burning down the house?
5. Why can Richard not keep his promise to his mother not to fight white children?
6. Why does Richard dislike his job with the white family?
7. What does Richard do to raise money to move away from the South?
8. What does Wright think about his writing career in retrospect?
9. What does the family decide is the best way to care for Richard and his brother?
10. What does Richard think about the popular contention that black people lead passionate, emotional lives?
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