Coming of Age in Mississippi Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Anne Moody
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1: Chapter 5.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Essie think her family holds a position of honor in their new neighborhood?
(a) They have a new toilet.
(b) They are the only family with an education.
(c) They are the only black family.
(d) They are the largest family.

2. What kind of creature often comes out of the swamp?
(a) A toad
(b) A lizard
(c) A crocodile
(d) A snake

3. How does Essie's father punish her in the opening chapter?
(a) He stops her from leaving the house.
(b) He stops her weekly allowance.
(c) He beats her.
(d) He sends her to work.

4. Where do Essie's parents work?
(a) The fields
(b) The local hospital
(c) A bomb factory
(d) A chicken farm

5. Where is Essie baptized?
(a) The sea
(b) A pond
(c) A lake
(d) A swimming pool

Short Answer Questions

1. Who looks after Essie Mae and her sister while their parents are at work?

2. What kind of work does Raymond do in Chapter 2?

3. What color frame does Essie's new house have?

4. Who sets fire to the house in Chapter 2?

5. How is Jennie Ann related to Essie?

(see the answer key)

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