Elbow Room Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through "The Faithful".

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is Harper's farm?
(a) Where black offenders go to be put on road gangs.
(b) The farm that Billy and his wife own.
(c) Where Billy hids from the law.
(d) A church group that rehabilitates criminals.

2. What happens when Billy goes into the general store to buy an orange soda?
(a) He dies in a gunfight.
(b) He holds up the owner of the store.
(c) He is kidnapped and held captive for a month.
(d) The owner refuses to serve him.

3. What does Butler believe shaping the hair of boys does for them?
(a) Works to help him stay current.
(b) Allows for racial harmony.
(c) Helps the community stay together.
(d) Shapes their lives.

4. Who does Mrs. Boswell use as her foil when telling the boys how to find wives?
(a) Gloria.
(b) The narrator.
(c) Leon.
(d) Clarence.

5. What does Tommy's father say his son's new haircut is like?
(a) Plantation Negro.
(b) One from the 1800s.
(c) New age.
(d) Uneven and ugly.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Butler's wife advise him to do?

2. What does Ella ask God?

3. What does the father of the girl Billy impregnates insist?

4. What comment does Mrs. Boswell make about the narrator?

5. What does Butler consider the processes being worn by other black men, but don't imitate the whites?

(see the answer key)

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