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 does Essie watch the white children doing?
(a) Playing ball
(b) Running
(c) Cycling
(d) Wrestling

2. What is the name does Mama give her new baby boy?
(a) Junior
(b) Luther
(c) Joseph
(d) Sammy

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

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

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

6. Who sets fire to the house in Chapter 2?
(a) Junior
(b) Raymond
(c) Essie
(d) Adline

7. What does Essie pick at Mr. Wheeler's farm?
(a) Pecans
(b) Crab apples
(c) Strawberries
(d) Cotton

8. What is the name of the new church the family attends?
(a) Saints and Sinners
(b) Mount Pleasant Church
(c) Centreville Baptist
(d) Bow Down Church

9. Who does Anne start working for again in this chapter?
(a) Mrs. Burke
(b) Mrs. Jenkins
(c) Miss Pearl
(d) Miss Rice

10. Why does Anne get fired from her job?
(a) She lies about her age.
(b) She steals clothes.
(c) She arrives late.
(d) She smokes in the store.

11. What does the family not have enough money to buy?
(a) Cotton seeds
(b) Meat
(c) New school clothes
(d) More animals

12. What sports team does Anne join?
(a) Baseball
(b) Basketball
(c) Football
(d) Soccer

13. Why does Mrs. Burke send Anne home in this chapter?
(a) She is listening to her conversation.
(b) She is sick.
(c) She breaks a vase.
(d) She has no work for her.

14. What color frame does Essie's new house have?
(a) Purple
(b) Green
(c) Orange
(d) Red

15. Where does Raymond head to find work?
(a) California
(b) New York
(c) Texas
(d) Arizona

Short Answer Questions

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

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

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

4. What lesson does Anne take twice a week?

5. What is Mr. Jenkins' father known as?

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