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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 the white Welfare Worker want to do?
(a) make Louise find a full time job.
(b) talk Louise into leaving the city.
(c) deny Louise any assistance.
(d) remove Louise's children.
2. How does Archie outfit Malcolm with new clothes?
(a) with cash he made running numbers.
(b) from a closet of stolen goods.
(c) on his credit card.
(d) borrowing from a friend about Malcolm's size.
3. What city had Laura never heard of?
(a) Lansing, Michigan.
(b) Marietta, Georgia.
(c) Hoboken, NJ.
(d) Detroit, Michigan.
4. Who is Sophia?
(a) Malcolm's white lover.
(b) Malcolm's fantasy girlfriend.
(c) Malcolm's sister.
(d) Malcolm's grandmother.
5. Who does Louise face one night at suppertime?
(a) the Ku Klux Klan.
(b) the Welfare Society.
(c) her white neighbors.
(d) the Sheriff.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is Louise seen telling someone not to feed that boy no pig?
2. What is Louise's feeling about being light skinned?
3. What method does Baldwin use to show flashbacks to Malcolm's early life?
4. What does Malcolm say about Miss Stella who says she is with an old family?
5. Where does Louise tell little Malcolm he was born?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Malcolm defy the directive?
2. How is Malcolm's change of heart received by militant blacks?
3. What dramatic technique does Baldwin use to set up the background of the movie?
4. As the second part opens, what is happening to Malcolm?
5. In another flashback, how does Malcolm see himself as a prisoner?
6. When the radio announces that Malcolm X will speak at the Audubon Ballroom, what does the viewer learn?
7. What are the two religious books where Malcolm's name is written?
8. Unable to pursue his dream, what happens to Malcolm?
9. What does Malcolm discover when he gets to the scene of the fight?
10. After his father is murdered and his mother placed in an asylum, what happens to Malcolm?
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