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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 what decades are her childhood years?
2. Who agreed with Claudette's mother?
(a) The sheriff.
(b) No one.
(c) The white boys' mother.
(d) Claudette's grandmother.
3. Why did the person do that to Claudette?
(a) To teach her not to touch white people.
(b) Because Claudette spit on the sidewalk in front of the boys.
(c) Because the boys had gone beyond what was considered ok.
(d) To get her away from the boys.
4. Why did two Montgomery police come on board the bus?
(a) To talk to Claudette and convince her to move.
(b) To arrest Claudette.
(c) They did not come on board the bus.
(d) To talk to the bus driver and tell him he was breaking the law.
5. What was Claudette's involvement in the NAACP?
(a) She was elected the President.
(b) She attended the meetings sporadically.
(c) She quit as she felt betrayed by them.
(d) She became the youth secretary.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did the community do for Claudette?
2. What made Claudette angry when she would go to downtown Montgomery?
3. Why were many worried about making Claudette the face of the movement?
4. To what point of view does the narration change from the opening of the book?
5. Who did Claudette call "mom and dad"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happened with Jeremiah Reeves that angered the black community?
2. What did Nesbitt teach Claudette about black history?
3. What did Claudette say was the reason Reeves' conviction changed her life?
4. How was riding the bus rules set up for black or white persons?
5. What did Claudette face in the legal system and what did her family do to help her?
6. What kept blacks poor and what kind of work did most blacks do?
7. How did Claudette's mother find out where she was and who did she bring with her?
8. Where was Claudette taken by the officers and what did she do?
9. What idea was beginning to grow and why hadn't it been done yet?
10. What happened to Claudette in the black community following her incident and how did some feel about it?
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