|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Early in Poem Three, what is the main character's favorite type of music?
(b) Latin music.
(c) Rhythem and Blues.
(d) Rock & Roll.
2. What game do the characters play at the end of the play?
(b) Connect Four.
3. What does each character do before anyone starts to speak?
(a) Dances to a popular song.
(b) Runs on stage and falls on the floor.
(c) Sings a popular song.
(d) Runs on stage and freezes in a position of distress.
4. What song plays at the beginning of Poem Two?
(a) "What's Going On."
(b) "A,B,C, 1,2,3."
(c) "Stop in the Name of Love."
(d) "Dancing in the Streets."
5. Where is the lady in yellow from?
(a) Outside Chicago.
(b) Outside San Francisco.
(c) Outside Houston.
(d) Outside Detroit.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Sequence One, which character says, "we rambled from camden to mount holly/ laughin our tassles from the rear view mirror/ climbin different sorta project stairs"?
2. At the end of Poem One, what type of colored girls does the narrator say this play is for?
3. Where is the lady in orange from?
4. Who is with the main character in Poem Seven as she is relaying what is happening to her?
5. Who does the main character In Poem Three run off to see?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the language change at the end of Poem Nineteen? At what point at the end of the play does the language change?
2. How are the poems in Sequence Two linked to each other?
3. What is the purpose of Poem Six?
4. What does the final dance represent?
5. What is the purpose of Poem Seven?
6. What do the two songs at the end of Poem One represent?
7. What contrasts are made in Poem Fifteen?
8. According to the stage directions, how does Sequence Four end?
9. Where does the lady in blue move to in Poem Eleven? How does she view her new neighborhood? Why does she view it this way?
10. How is dance used in Poem Three?
This section contains 974 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)