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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 is the evidence that Earl did not commit suicide?
(a) his knees were shattered.
(b) a stab wound in his back.
(c) his hands were tied behind him.
(d) a hammer blow to the back of his head.
2. Who does Louise face one night at suppertime?
(a) the Welfare Society.
(b) the Ku Klux Klan.
(c) her white neighbors.
(d) the Sheriff.
3. What is the news Judge Merritt brings to Malcolm at the Swerlin house?
(a) that he will have two more years of probation.
(b) that his mother attempted suicide.
(c) that he will not have to go to the reform school.
(d) that he will still have to serve out his sentence.
4. As the screenplay opens, where is Malcolm scheduled to speak that evening?
(a) Times Square.
(b) the Audubon Ballroom.
(c) Yankee Stadium.
(d) Madison Square Garden.
5. How does Archie outfit Malcolm with new clothes?
(a) from a closet of stolen goods.
(b) borrowing from a friend about Malcolm's size.
(c) with cash he made running numbers.
(d) on his credit card.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Shorty referring to when he speaks about ofays?
2. What name is Malcolm given in Dakar?
3. What does the white Welfare Worker want to do?
4. Why does Malcolm make fun of the deacon?
5. Who is the one-eyed preacher?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where did Alex Baldwin get the material to write the scenario?
2. What image does the sight of a blonde woman crossing the street arouse in Malcolm?
3. Unable to pursue his dream, what happens to Malcolm?
4. What comes out to explain Louise's fair complexion?
5. After his father is murdered and his mother placed in an asylum, what happens to Malcolm?
6. What is the scene where the character of Laura is introduced?
7. In another flashback, how does Malcolm see himself as a prisoner?
8. What are the two religious books where Malcolm's name is written?
9. How does Malcolm recall his father?
10. Who does Louise Little, Malcolm's mother, have to confront in the back yard of her house?
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