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

Anne Moody
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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 runner
(b) A make up artist
(c) A cleaner
(d) A dish washer

2. What does Essie change her name to in this chapter?
(a) Lauren
(b) Annie
(c) Glenda
(d) Helen

3. Who does Mama marry in this chapter?
(a) Raymond
(b) Daddy
(c) Ed
(d) Mr. Jenkins

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

5. What is Jerry accused of doing?
(a) Drinking in a whiteman's bar
(b) Exposing himself
(c) Making obscene phone calls
(d) Sleeping with white women

6. What is the name of the Jenkins' youngest daughter?
(a) Donna
(b) Lauren
(c) Anita
(d) Fern

7. What city does Anne go to in this chapter?
(a) Baton Rouge
(b) New York
(c) Chicago
(d) New Orleans

8. What is the name of Mrs. Burke's son?
(a) David
(b) Jack
(c) Wayne
(d) Sammy

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

10. Which of Anne's relatives also works in the restaurant?
(a) Daddy
(b) Adline
(c) Mama
(d) Grandma Winnie

11. What do the whites claim started the fire at the Taplins' house?
(a) A cigar
(b) A funny cigarette
(c) An electrical fault
(d) A kerosene lamp

12. Who do the blacks claim the fire was meant to scare?
(a) The black community
(b) The Ku Klux Clan
(c) The sheriff
(d) The white man next door

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Essie watch the white children doing?

2. What does the family not have enough money to buy?

3. What does Essie get chosen to be in this chapter?

4. Who does Anne begin to work for in this chapter?

5. What does Mama go to fetch in Florida?

(see the answer keys)

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