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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. Who is Blue?
(a) Troy's co-worker.
(b) A dog.
(c) A girl Bono knows.
(d) The boss.

2. As Troy complains about how everybody manages his money for him, Gabriel arrives carrying what?
(a) A bottle of gin.
(b) A bag of coins.
(c) A rose.
(d) A book.

3. After Lyons and Bono leave, Cory comes home angry with his father for what?
(a) For telling his boss that he didn't want Cory to work at the store any more.
(b) For telling the coach that Cory isn't allowed play football any more.
(c) For telling his teacher that Cory never did any homework.
(d) For telling his mother that he had stolen money from her purse.

4. After Gabriel leaves, what does Rose tell Troy she's heard about Gabriel?
(a) That he's not eating right at the boarding house.
(b) That he beat up a woman.
(c) That he's begun acting crazy at church.
(d) That he's been playing the lottery.

5. What does Troy say about Alberta?
(a) Troy says that the boss has been having an affair with Alberta.
(b) Troy says that he finds Alberta unattractive.
(c) Troy says that Alberta is sexy, but he hasn't been with her.
(d) Troy says that he thinks Alberta deserves to be promoted.

Short Answer Questions

1. Tony and Bono get together on the Friday night on which Fences begins. What is their reason for doing so?

2. What do Rose and Bono say about Troy's long stories?

3. While they are working together, for what reason does Troy say Cory should be grateful to him?

4. What is Lyons actually doing when he puts his hand in his pocket?

5. What is Troy's response to Rose's argument that times have changed?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Troy remind Rose about Gabriel's compensation?

2. What is Rose's response to Troy's confession about Alberta?

3. What is Troy's answer to Rose's question about why he won't let Cory play football?

4. Why did Troy go to prison as a young man?

5. What does Troy say about the Negro Leagues in baseball?

6. What does Lyons tell Cory when Cory says he can't find a job?

7. What does Troy say when Rose wonders who's going to bury Alberta?

8. After Lyons leaves, and Cory is left alone in the yard, what does he do, unaware that Troy is watching him?

9. Gabriel is no longer living at the boarding house; where has he now been taken?

10. What did Gabriel receive as compensation for his injury?

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