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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 "game" did Fanny play at?
(a) Cops and robbers.
(b) House.
(c) Hockey.
(d) Being a guest in her own home.

2. To describe the social makeup of Polk County, Zora details dancing and ______.
(a) Drinking.
(b) Fighting.
(c) Working.
(d) Marriage.

3. How did Zora's findings in Nassau influence her research?
(a) The stories became very popular.
(b) She chose to quit the job.
(c) She realized what she'd been doing wrong.
(d) The stories were the same as Florida.

4. What caused the trouble in Zora and P.M.P's relationship?
(a) Her insecurities.
(b) Her obsession with work.
(c) His desire to provide for her.
(d) His wandering eye.

5. What does Zora note about the way forgiveness is taught in church?
(a) It's inadequate.
(b) It's by the book.
(c) It's excessive.
(d) It's strange.

Short Answer Questions

1. What defined the political makeup of Polk County?

2. Zora describes her father's revivals as ______.

3. How are Fanny Hurst and Zora similar?

4. Why didn't Zora want to write about "the race problem"?

5. What was Ethel Waters famous for?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was the primary dysfunction in Zora and P.M.P's relationship? Why did it end?

2. How did Zora pursue a friendship with Ethel Waters? Why was she eager to befriend Ethel?

3. Were Zora's school and work life beginning to blend at Barnard? Was this a good combination for her?

4. Where did Zora gain her lingual abilities? How did these abilities aid her and her father's careers?

5. How did the miners in Polk County get a history lesson?

6. Why did Zora have to flee Polk County?

7. What was John Hurston's reputation as a preacher? How did he gain this status and reputation?

8. In Zora's early romantic life, what was her nature? Why was she this way?

9. Why was Zora's new writing career challenging for her financially? How did she overcome it?

10. What opportunity did Nassau afford Zora?

(see the answer keys)

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