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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who does Malcolm tell Sidney to call when he reports the mob on the street?
(a) all the newspapers he can think of.
(b) all the gang members he can find.
(c) all the ministers he can find.
(d) all the black colleges.
2. What are Laura's parting words to Malcolm?
(a) you're still as stupid as you always were.
(b) you're fooling yourself, you know.
(c) you're still the nicest boy I ever met.
(d) you're still the dreamer.
3. What is Malcolm's response when the police tell them to return in the morning?
(a) he says they will return with more people.
(b) he insists that Hinton needs a doctor.
(c) he goes and calls a lawyer.
(d) he says they will do that.
4. What does Malcolm think about Luther's hype?
(a) it must be a way to control him.
(b) it must be some kind of test for him.
(c) it must be something metaphysical.
(d) it must be good because Luther is never wrong.
5. How does Malcolm introduce himself at the police station?
(a) Lawyer Malcolm Little of the Seventh district.
(b) Rev. Malcolm X of the Black Brotherhood.
(c) Minister Malcolm X of Temple Number Seven.
(d) Minister Malcolm Little of Temple Faith.
6. Who does Malcolm meet at the subway?
7. What does Laura say she needs from Malcolm?
(a) a recommendation.
(b) subway fare.
(c) a place to stay.
8. What does Luther say about white men being devils?
(a) all are without exception.
(b) some of them are.
(c) most of them are.
(d) none of them are.
9. What is Luther's complaint about the white press?
(a) they don't print anything to give blacks pride in themselves.
(b) they don't print in words blacks can understand.
(c) they don't print anything at all about the black community.
(d) they don't print news of whtie atrocities.
10. What is the symbolism of the boy entering the large white hotel?
(a) it foreshadows the civil rights movement
(b) it represent a change in attitudes.
(c) it represents servitude of the black man.
(d) it symbolized progress.
11. What does Sidney witness on the streets as he delivers his papers?
(a) a fist fight between two black men.
(b) a Muslim minister preaching on the corner.
(c) a fist fight between a white man and a black man.
(d) a gunfight between two blacks.
12. What does Sydney say about black women in a Muslim household?
(a) they rule the roost.
(b) they are subservient.
(c) they are equal to men.
(d) they are like queens.
13. Why do the men in the license plate shop cheer Luther?
(a) he makes the millionth license plate.
(b) he knocks down a guard.
(c) he dances on a table.
(d) he is leaving.
14. How does Laura say Malcolm could have saved her once?
(a) by showing her a better way.
(b) by helping her finish school.
(c) by keeping her away from Daniel.
(d) by marrying her.
15. What metaphor does Laura use to describe her condition?
(a) a torn dress.
(b) a dress that is mended many times.
(c) a lot of rags tied together.
(d) a dress that is past mending.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Laura say she will never go to Malcolm's Temple?
2. What does Luther tell Malcolm about using his fists?
3. What is the metaphor of the wolves, rats, and swine in Luther's recounting of his brother's murder?
4. What does Luther say black Christians pray for?
5. What is the importance of meeting the Leader?
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