Funnyhouse of a Negro Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. An African-American man walks on stage in Part 2. What is he carrying?
(a) A mask.
(b) A knife.
(c) A bible.
(d) A baby.

2. What does "Negro" wear around her neck?
(a) A tie.
(b) A noose.
(c) A scarf.
(d) A crucifix necklace.

3. At the end of Part 2, what does the African-American man claim he did?
(a) Went to prison.
(b) Raped a woman.
(c) Became very successful.
(d) Beat his father to death.

4. What did the Duchess' father do to her mother?
(a) He killed her.
(b) He married her.
(c) He raped her.
(d) He divorced her.

5. What occupation did "Negro" used to hold?
(a) Barber.
(b) Waitress.
(c) Student.
(d) Lawyer.

6. Where does the play open?
(a) In a bar.
(b) In Sarah's room.
(c) In a school house.
(d) In a funhouse.

7. What is the Duchess missing half of at the start of Part 2?
(a) Half of her makeup.
(b) Half of her money.
(c) Half of her hair.
(d) Half of her fingers.

8. What is heard throughout the scene with the Duchess of Hapsburg and Queen Victoria?
(a) Crying.
(b) Laughing.
(c) Knocking.
(d) Singing.

9. What does the white woman do as she walks across the stage?
(a) She mumbles.
(b) She screams.
(c) She sobs.
(d) She laughs.

10. Who is making the noise that the the Duchess of Hapsburg and Queen Victoria hear throughout the scene?
(a) The Duchess' father.
(b) The Queens' father.
(c) The Landlady.
(d) Sarah.

11. Where was the person the African-American man dreamed about sitting?
(a) On a chair.
(b) On the floor.
(c) On a beach.
(d) On a bed.

12. Where does the Landlady say Sarah stays?
(a) In the bar.
(b) In the closet.
(c) In her room.
(d) In the library.

13. What does "Negro" long to have?
(a) White friends.
(b) Family.
(c) Black friends.
(d) Money.

14. What are the hairpieces that the Duchess of Hapsburg and Queen Victoria wear made of?
(a) Wild, curly black hair.
(b) Long red hair.
(c) Straight blonde hair.
(d) Straight black hair.

15. What causes "Negro" to lose her hair?
(a) Self-recognition.
(b) Stress.
(c) Chemotherapy.
(d) She pulls it out.

Short Answer Questions

1. What color does "Negro" believe to be the color of evil?

2. What was happening to the person the African-American man dreamed about?

3. Where does "Negro" tell people she lives?

4. What is symbolic about what the Duchess is losing?

5. Why does the Landlady believe Sarah's hair is falling out?

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