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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. Frank's tone can be assumed as __________.
(a) Uptight.
(b) Amiable.
(c) Natural.
(d) Nervous.

2. What does the sisters' ritual celebrate?
(a) Their freedom.
(b) The fact that they are property owners.
(c) Their womanhood.
(d) Independence of men.

3. What does Frank call Minnie once they are alone?
(a) A nigger.
(b) A picaninny.
(c) An animal.
(d) A monkey.

4. Frank is __________ about being called a colored poet.
(a) Proud.
(b) Defensive.
(c) Happy.
(d) Appalled.

5. What does Frank think of Minnie's hair after Miss Leah fixes it up?
(a) He likes her old hair better but figures it will still do.
(b) He absolutely adores it.
(c) He thinks it fits her well.
(d) He hates it.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Wil show he is a good man?

2. What is Frank adamant about in regard to home?

3. What is the relationship between Sophie and Miss Leah?

4. What is Frank's attitude from the start?

5. Why is it difficult for Frank to miss colored people?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Minnie miss about Kansas and why?

2. What is the mood of the last scene of the play, and how is it shown?

3. What is Frank's attitude in regard to Nicodemus? Why?

4. Sophie mentions a Joshe and Belle. How does their story influence how Sophie feels about Minnie's domestic situation?

5. What is Frank so proud of about his life in London, and why?

6. Describe Miss Leah's character. How is she important to the story?

7. Frank consistently hits Minnie but what boundary does he overstep when Minnie tells him she will not sell her land?

8. The opening scene of Act I Scene IV has Miss Leah, Sophie, and Fannie awake, while Minnie and Frank are the last to get up. How does this indicate how each of them leads their lives?

9. Miss Leah describes city people as hiding behind something. How does this symbolize Frank?

10. Frank is now stuck in Kansas with no money. How does this reality hit Frank, and what does this do to all the denials he has been suppressing?

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