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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 do the Klansmen do to the Littles' house?
(a) smash in all the windows.
(b) throw black and red paint on it.
(c) set the house on fire.
(d) burn a cross in the front yard.
2. Who does Louise face one night at suppertime?
(a) her white neighbors.
(b) the Sheriff.
(c) the Welfare Society.
(d) the Ku Klux Klan.
3. What happens at night when the Little family has gone to bed?
(a) Louise has a miscarriage.
(b) the Klan burns down their house.
(c) a storm arises.
(d) Earl is shot in his bed.
4. What city had Laura never heard of?
(a) Hoboken, NJ.
(b) Detroit, Michigan.
(c) Lansing, Michigan.
(d) Marietta, Georgia.
5. What happens to Malcolm after his mother is taken away?
(a) he goes to live with his grandmother.
(b) he goes to the reformatory.
(c) he goes into foster care.
(d) he runs away.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the first terrifying image from Malcolm's childhood?
2. What discouraging thing does Mr. Ostrovski do to Malcolm?
3. What is the evidence that Earl did not commit suicide?
4. Why is Malcolm not at the Lancing High School dance?
5. What does Shorty say the Harvard Law School is for?
Short Essay Questions
1. What comes out to explain Louise's fair complexion?
2. How does Malcolm recall his father?
3. Who does Louise Little, Malcolm's mother, have to confront in the back yard of her house?
4. What is the opening sequence in the screenplay?
5. After his father is murdered and his mother placed in an asylum, what happens to Malcolm?
6. What are the two religious books where Malcolm's name is written?
7. What is Malcolm's ambition after he finishes high school?
8. What is the scene where the character of Laura is introduced?
9. What event does Malcolm remember as he watches people on the streets?
10. What image does the sight of a blonde woman crossing the street arouse in Malcolm?
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