Coming of Age in Mississippi Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What kind of job does Anne get in Baton Rouge in this chapter?
(a) A cleaner
(b) A runner
(c) A make up artist
(d) A dish washer

2. How is Ed related to Mama?
(a) Her nephew
(b) Her cousin
(c) Her brother
(d) Her step father

3. Why does Anne decide to work for Mrs Burke?
(a) The family needs money.
(b) She is bored.
(c) She wants to buy new clothes.
(d) She likes her.

4. Where does Essie Mae spend most of her time hiding at school?
(a) The outhouse
(b) The treehouse
(c) The cellar
(d) The bushes

5. What makes Essie sad in this chapter?
(a) Her father's absence
(b) A hole in her tights
(c) The death of a friend
(d) The song

6. What does Raymond decide to become at the beginning of the chapter?
(a) An actor
(b) A farmer
(c) A soldier
(d) A writer

7. What does Essie get chosen to be in this chapter?
(a) Homecoming Queen
(b) Head girl
(c) School monitor
(d) Captain of the basketball team

8. What is Mr. Jenkins' father known as?
(a) A bully boy
(b) A liberal
(c) A nigger hater
(d) A great fisherman

9. What kind of work does Raymond do in Chapter 2?
(a) He runs a cafe.
(b) He is a farmer.
(c) He is a factory worker.
(d) He is a soldier.

10. For what does Miss Claiborne give Essie $12?
(a) Cleaning
(b) Keeping quiet
(c) Planting seeds
(d) Delivering pamphlets

11. Which of the following rooms does the new house not have?
(a) A hallway
(b) A kitchen
(c) A bathroom
(d) A bedroom

12. Who kills Emmet Till?
(a) A government official
(b) A sheriff
(c) A group of white men
(d) A group of Negroes

13. What does Mrs Burke accuse Junior of in this chapter?
(a) Sleeping with a white girl
(b) Killing chickens
(c) Lying
(d) Stealing

14. What does Essie's father spend his free time doing?
(a) Gambling
(b) Shooting pool
(c) Drinking
(d) Womanizing

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of Raymond's sister?

2. The boys say the pond is full of _______________.

3. What does Mama go to fetch in Florida?

4. Who does Anne begin working for at the end of this chapter?

5. What subject does Anne teach Wayne and his friends?

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