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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. Who house is set ablaze in this chapter?
(a) The Taplins
(b) The Smiths
(c) The Robinsons
(d) The Diamonds

4. What is the name of Raymond's sister?
(a) Freda
(b) Marlene
(c) Darlene
(d) Janice

5. In what city does Anne look for work in this chapter?
(a) Los Angeles
(b) Baton Rouge
(c) New york
(d) Chicago

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the family do with the money it earns picking pecans?

2. Who does Essie learn was once in prison?

3. Why does Essie not want to work in the fields?

4. Where does Essie Mae spend most of her time hiding at school?

5. What is Jerry accused of doing?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Mr and Mrs Chinn.

2. How does Essie Mae's father cause the family problems?

3. Why does Raymond have to stop farming in Chapter 6?

4. Why is Anne disgusted with the work at the chicken factory?

5. What happens to Anne and her friend at the bus depot?

6. In what way are Anne and her friends discriminated against in Chapter 21?

7. How does Mrs. Burke react to Anne's comments on school integration?

8. How is life starting to get tough for the family?

9. Why does Essie Mae like the house in Chapter 3 the best?

10. What turns Anne away from God in Chapter 25?

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