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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. In the poetic section titled "Stop-and-Frisk" in Chapter 6, the author writes that "the charge the officer decided on was exhibition of" what?
(a) "Rage."
(b) "Guilt."
(c) "Intoxication."
(d) "Speed."

2. What word from Chapter 5 means censored or obscured?
(a) Compelled.
(b) Impelled.
(c) Redacted.
(d) Depleted.

3. What does the author claim "won't attach you to anything no matter how depleted you feel" in Chapter 5?
(a) "Love."
(b) "Appetite."
(c) "Revenge."
(d) "History."

4. What was considered to be the murder weapon in James Craig Anderson's death?
(a) A rope.
(b) A knife.
(c) A truck.
(d) A gun.

5. The author writes in Chapter 5, "Everyone understood you to be suffering and still everyone thought you thought" what?
(a) "You were the sun."
(b) "You were invisible."
(c) "You were alone."
(d) "You were nothing."

Short Answer Questions

1. What word used by the author in Chapter 5 refers to a thing that represents or stands for something else?

2. The author claims in Chapter 5 that "the conversations you have with your eyes translate" what?

3. What does the author describe holding in her hand as she leans against the sink in the end of Chapter 5?

4. What phrase does the author describe trying to stamp from her mind in Chapter 6?

5. In "Long Form Birth Certificate" in Chapter 6, the author writes, "All living is listening for" what?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does the author's language and narrative style change in Chapter 5?

2. What theme is explored by the author in examining the Trayvon Martin case in Chapter 6?

3. What does the author say regarding questions and answers in Chapter 6?

4. How does the author compare the Rodney King beating and the death of Mark Duggan in Chapter 6?

5. What scenario does the author describe while waiting at a bar of a restaurant in Chapter 5?

6. What scenario does the author present when an unnamed man is arrested in Chapter 6?

7. How are "words" presented in Chapter 5?

8. How is the theme of anger explored in Chapter 6?

9. Why does the author discuss eating cereal in Chapter 5?

10. How does the narrator describe overcoming her inner struggle in the conclusion of Chapter 5?

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