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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Sophie shift in her arm that alarms Frank as they talk?
(a) A scythe.
(b) A crowbar.
(c) A shotgun.
(d) A thick piece of fire wood.
2. What does Minnie reveal about Frank's current situation in Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) Frank owes money from gambling in London.
(b) His family has disowned him now that his father is dead.
(c) Frank is not getting work as a poet.
(d) Frank just found out his father is not his real father.
3. Which character in Act II Scene IV carries a shotgun at the front porch?
(a) Wil Parrish.
(c) Miss Leah.
4. What news does Frank flaunt to make Sophie angry?
(a) He just bought out a piece of land right next to Sophie.
(b) A second telegram informs Frank he has legal rights to some money from his father.
(c) His name is on Minnie's deed.
(d) Minnie plans to sell her share of the land and return to London.
5. What truth does Frank finally face when Minnie tries to comfort him?
(a) That he needs the black community's support.
(b) That he is lucky to have Minnie.
(c) That he is a bastard.
(d) That Sophie is right about everything.
6. What is Minnie most concerned about the day after Frank pushes her in front of her sisters?
(a) Sophie's reactions.
(b) What Miss Leah thinks about Frank.
(c) Her baby.
(d) Frank's well-being.
7. Who does Frank say colored people always put in charge?
(a) An outsider with a fresh view like his.
(b) An educated man such as himself.
(c) The lightest of the bunch.
(d) A man.
8. What does Wil think of bad memories?
(a) They make the good ones sweeter.
(b) There are too many too count for a black man.
(c) His life would be empty if he did not have any bad memories.
(d) He can do without them.
9. What does Minnie say that shows some doubt about her forgiveness for Frank?
(a) She responds to Fannie that she's "felt greater love before."
(b) She states she "doesn't know how much more anger she can take from him."
(c) She says she sees "Fannie so much happier with a man like Wil."
(d) She remarks that she "used to love him so much."
10. In the family, Fannie can be considered __________.
(a) The bravest.
(b) The peacemaker.
(c) The instigator.
(d) The sister who chooses to ignore what does not directly affect her.
11. When does Miss Leah go west?
(a) When all her children dies.
(b) The day the Homestead Act is enacted.
(c) When James dies.
(d) As soon as she is freed.
12. What does Fannie say to make Frank believe she is on his side?
(a) All she wants is peace between everyone, no matter what it takes.
(b) A wife's first allegiance is to her husband.
(c) Minnie can be too childish at times, and she understands his frustrations.
(d) Sophie likes to overreact and she does not agree with it.
13. Who comes by with a telegram for Frank?
(a) A courier.
(b) The white men from the train.
(c) Wil Parrish.
(d) Mr. Baker.
14. What does Minnie compare the beginnings of her life with Frank to?
(a) A fairy tale.
(b) A celebrity's life.
(c) Every woman's dream.
(d) A whole new dimension.
15. What is Minnie and Frank's reaction when they see Sophie in the kitchen?
(a) Frank is happy for the opportunity to apologize to Sophie while Minnie smiles on.
(b) They are both nervously startled.
(c) They clasp each other's hands in fear of what Sophie will say or do.
(d) Minnie is excited and runs to hug her while Frank waits.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Miss Leah share about her past concerning her children?
2. Why does Frank return to the house in Act 2, Scene 5?
3. What news does Frank receive from his telegram?
4. Who opens the door when Frank arrives?
5. What does Miss Leah prepare Minnie to help her calm her nerves?
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