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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 kind of company does Richard join?
(a) An insurance agency
(b) A optics company
(c) A television company
(d) A phone company
2. What character working in the hospital basement scares Richard?
3. Which two characters go to Chicago first?
(a) Richard and Maggie
(b) Richard and Alan
(c) Alan and Maggie
(d) Alan and Ellie
4. Who gives Richard a sly smile before Richard leaves work?
(b) Miss Molly
5. What does Richard refuse to accept from a white customer?
(c) A present
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of Richard's new landlady?
2. Whose teachings do the Garveyites follow?
3. Whose work does Wright want to read?
4. What political party are many of Richard's friends members of?
5. What is Shorty's job at the optical shop?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Richard realize as he stands in line at the relief station?
2. What happens when Richard joins the May Day parade?
3. Why does Bill terrify Richard?
4. Why does Richard want to read H.L Mencken?
5. What does Richard decide at the end of the book?
6. Why don't Southern people like it when blacks move to Northern cities?
7. What problems does Wright find in New York City?
8. In what way does Richard's situation take a turn for the worse when the Great Depression hits America?
9. How do the white employers at the optical factory arrange a boxing match between Richard and Harrison?
10. How do Richard's co-workers react when he tells them he is moving North?
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