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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Frank's attitude when Fannie sees Frank on his way out?
(b) In smiles.
(c) Guilty looking.
2. What does Miss Leah ask when she joins Fannie and Wil in Act 2, Scene 4?
(a) Where Sophie is.
(b) What they should do to stop Sophie from going too far.
(c) What they should do about Frank.
(d) Where Frank is.
3. Who comes by with a telegram for Frank?
(a) A courier.
(b) The white men from the train.
(c) Mr. Baker.
(d) Wil Parrish.
4. What hurts Sophie's feelings enough to stop her from advising Minnie?
(a) Fannie tells Sophie she is too harsh of a woman.
(b) Minnie tells Sophie she thinks she is so high and mighty when she is not.
(c) Minnie tells Sophie she doesn't know what love is.
(d) Miss Leah tells Sophie this is one time she should learn to shut her trap.
5. What does Miss Leah insinuate when she says Sophie is out all week not to swing votes but for other reasons?
(a) Sophie is planning something sneaky to swing the vote.
(b) Sophie is avoiding Minnie.
(c) Sophie is avoiding Frank.
(d) Sophie is working on the speculators as much as her speech.
6. What plan does Miss Leah have for Frank?
(a) Poison him.
(b) Let him sell Minnie's land and leave as long as Minnie stays.
(c) Buy the land back so he can leave.
(d) Shoot him.
7. When is the first thing Frank does when he reads the telegram?
(a) Yell at Minnie that it is her fault.
(b) Furiously writes a response to the sender.
(c) Goes to his room to drink.
(d) Leaves the house for a walk.
8. What rude advice does Frank give Sophie?
(a) To learn when to mind her own business.
(b) To stop trying to make Nicodemus something it will never be.
(c) If she's smart enough, she'll know when to shut her trap.
(d) To stop being high and mighty.
9. What do the sister's give Minnie for her 21st birthday?
(a) A deed to all their land in Nicodemus, Kansas.
(b) An expensive dress so she wouldn't miss London so much.
(c) A paid for passage ticket back to London.
(d) A deed to a third of the property.
10. What finally calms Frank down after reading the telegram?
(a) Knowing Minnie has land that is worth a lot of money.
(b) Knowing he has a place to stay in the meantime.
(c) The white men from the train offer him a job.
(d) Minnie's support to head back to New Orleans to handle his issues.
11. What causes Minnie to stumble her way into the main room in Act 2, Scene 3?
(a) She has been beaten by Frank.
(b) She is attacked by the white men from the train.
(c) She is attacked by black folks on her way home.
(d) She is drunk.
12. Where is Frank going in Act 2, Scene 3 when he encounters Fannie and Miss Leah?
(c) Post office.
(d) Out for a walk.
13. Minnie refuses to do what for Frank?
(a) Go back to London with him.
(b) Ask Sophie to split up the land and sell her share.
(c) Head to New Orleans to settle his issues.
(d) Run his telegram to the post office.
14. What stops Frank and Minnie from returning to their old life in London?
(a) Frank has too many enemies back in London.
(b) Minnie wants to stay close to home.
(c) Absolutely no money to buy him a passage ticket back.
(d) Frank needs to argue with his brothers for more money.
15. What shows Minnie's ignorance of what Frank cares about in life?
(a) She tells him Sophie forgives him.
(b) She tells him Nicodemus will be a paradise for black folks.
(c) She asks him doesn't he think the baby should be the first priority.
(d) She comforts him by saying as long as they have each other, life is fine.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Wil think of bad memories?
2. What does Minnie reveal about Frank's current situation in Act 2, Scene 1?
3. What shows Frank's personal rivalry with Sophie in Act 2, Scene 1?
4. When Sophie arrives, what does she want Wil to do?
5. How does Sophie's speech go at church?
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