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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 Poem Seven, which character says,"tubes tables white washed windows/ grime from age wiped over once"?
(a) The lady in brown.
(b) The lady in orange.
(c) The lady in yellow.
(d) The lady in blue.
2. What is the first word spoken in Poem Seven?
3. Which character relays the main narrative in Poem Four?
(a) The lady in green.
(b) The lady in yellow.
(c) The lady in purple.
(d) The lady in red.
4. What game do the characters play at the end of the play?
(b) Connect Four.
5. Based on Poem One, what is this play about?
(a) It is about abused women in America.
(b) It is about African American women finding their voice.
(c) It is about finding love.
(d) It is about single women and their pursuits.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the main character in Poem Four read to the audience?
2. What do the remainder of the characters say in Poem Five keeps them from crying and dying?
3. Where is the lady in yellow from?
4. In Poem One, which character says, "and this is for colored girls who have considered suicide/but moved to the end of their own rainbows"?
5. How did the main character in Poem Three react when she found out that her favorite musician was not going to be playing?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is dance used in Poem Four?
2. What do the final lines of the play represent?
3. Who is the main character in Poem Eight? What story does the lady in purple share about this character?
4. What is the purpose of Poem Seven?
5. Describe the language used in Poem One.
6. Describe Poem Nine.
7. What is the purpose of Poem Six?
8. What contrasts are made in Poem Fifteen?
9. Who is the main character in Poem Ten? What story does the lady in red share about this character?
10. How does the lady in yellow begin Poem Sixteen? What feelings does she convey in the poem?
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