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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is the speaker in "Harvest Song"?
(a) A plantation owner.
(b) A politician.
(c) A city dweller.
(d) A field worker.
2. Why are Rhobert's legs bowed?
(a) His bones did not form correctly.
(b) He was beaten as a child.
(c) He had rickets as a child.
(d) He is burdened with the weight of the world.
3. What type of bee is the speaker in "Beehive"?
4. How does Rhobert feel about his family?
(a) He does not care about them.
(b) He is confused.
(c) He hates them.
(d) He loves them.
5. Who can save the woman described in "Calling Jesus"?
(b) The speaker.
(c) Her family.
6. What is Tom's reaction when men mention Louisa and Bob?
(a) He escapes to the woods.
(b) He becomes paranoid.
(c) He begins to cry.
(d) He becomes violent.
7. In "Storm Ending", to what is the thunder compared?
(a) A flower.
(b) An explosion.
(c) A drum.
(d) A dog's howl.
8. "Prayer" deals with the thematic tug and pull between what two issues?
(c) God/the devil.
(d) Physical/spiritual needs.
9. What does the author visually contrast with the whitewashed streets of Washington in "Seventh Street"?
(c) Black skin.
10. Where would the drone bee optimally be if he were not in the beehive?
(a) On a flower.
(b) Near a pond.
(c) Flying in the sky.
(d) In the city.
11. How does Dorris describe John?
12. At what age does the speaker begin to tell the story of Avey?
(a) Middle age.
(b) As a child.
(c) High school.
13. What is the best description of the storm in "Storm Ending"?
14. What is the hair of the woman described compared to in "Portrait in Georgia"?
(a) A dog's tail.
(c) A snake.
(d) A lyncher's rope.
15. In what game do Bona and Paul touch?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the keeper of the boarding house in which Muriel lives?
2. What does Helen think are Bona's feelings toward Paul?
3. What is the physical stature of the woman described in "Portrait in Georgia"?
4. How does Avey initially feel about the speaker?
5. What color is the honey of the beehive against the black night sky?
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