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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Sue want Johnny-Boy to have some money?
(a) So he can take Reva on a date.
(b) In case he needs to leave town.
(c) So he can buy a car.
(d) So he can eat when out and about.

2. What do the people do when Sue speaks to them?
(a) Run out of the house.
(b) Fall silent.
(c) Scream at her.
(d) Breaks her window.

3. What is the weather like at the opening of Bright and Morning Star?
(a) It is sunny.
(b) It is snowing.
(c) It is raining.
(d) It is warm, but cloudy.

4. What does Sue tell Johnny-Boy about the meeting?
(a) She doesn't mention the meeting.
(b) That she will attend.
(c) That the sheriff knows about it.
(d) That the place will have to be moved.

5. When does Sue shut the door after Johnny-Boy leaves?
(a) When she sees the sheriff coming.
(b) When she can't hear his foot steps.
(c) When Johnny-Boy gets in his car.
(d) After sweeping the dust out the door.

6. How does Johnny-Boy see the people he encounters?
(a) As young or old.
(b) As communist or not.
(c) As black or white.
(d) As rich or poor.

7. What did Sue's mother instill in her?
(a) A hard work ethic.
(b) A hatred of whites.
(c) A desire to find a good husband.
(d) A strong faith in Jesus.

8. What does Sue tell the sheriff?
(a) He is a liar and a fraud.
(b) He has no warrant.
(c) She appreciates his help.
(d) She doubts his sincerity.

9. Who is Sue thinking about in the opening paragraphs of the story?
(a) Her sister, Ethel.
(b) Johnny-Boy.
(c) Her grandmother.
(d) Her dead husband.

10. What does Johnny-Boy do when his mother talks to him about the party?
(a) He agrees with her.
(b) He asks her what he should do.
(c) He calls her a liar.
(d) He defends his actions.

11. How do you think Johnny-Boy feels about his mother?
(a) He loves her deeply.
(b) He thinks she is wrong about the party.
(c) He thinks she is too religious.
(d) He is irritated by her.

12. What does Johnny-Boy try to give his mother after dinner?
(a) His laundry from last week.
(b) Money for the canceled meeting.
(c) Some flowers he picked.
(d) Reassurance.

13. What does Sue sense that night about her son, Johnny-Boy?
(a) She will soon be saying good-bye to him.
(b) He will soon be married.
(c) He is going to bust his brother out of jail.
(d) He will be shot and killed.

14. What is she told after she speaks to the sheriff?
(a) To remember she's talking to white people.
(b) To fix them food.
(c) To listen and shut up.
(d) That she is under arrest.

15. What does Sue do to ease her fear?
(a) Sings a song she learned from her mother.
(b) Goes into town.
(c) Watches television.
(d) Reads the Bible.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Sue see as taking precedence over her life?

2. What does Johnny-Boy do when he comes home?

3. Who does Sue think is responsible for telling the sheriff about the meeting?

4. What does Sue tell the Sheriff about the meeting?

5. By what is Sue consumed?

(see the answer keys)

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