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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Ellie ask Jack if he feels all right?
(a) He looks a little strange.
(b) He looks upset.
(c) He looks sad.
(d) He looks worried.
2. About what are Goldie and Tick concerned?
(a) Jack's mood swings.
(b) Jack being able to beat Brady.
(c) Jack being so optimistic.
(d) Jack calling Ellie his fiance.
3. How does a man in the crowd joke about Brady?
(a) He will be eating out of a tube.
(b) His head being mounted on the wall inside.
(c) He should wear a diaper.
(d) He is crying all the way home.
4. Why was Ellie in Australia?
(a) To meet her husband.
(b) To marry Jack.
(c) To get a divorce.
(d) To visit family.
5. How does the boxer fight that makes him seem like he does not fight "like a man?"
(a) He glared at the other boxer, he would not stop when the referee told him to, and he swung harder than he needed to.
(b) He cried the entire match and begged for it to be over.
(c) He made cheap shots and cursed at the other boxer.
(d) He smiled all during the match, taunted his opponent, and made "smart ass remarks to the crowd."
6. She recalls how hard it was to teach him the right way to behave, how he was always determined to do things his own way, and how she tried to punish him physically. What does she say she should have done to keep Jack out of a situation such as this?
(a) Put into a private school.
(b) Tried harder to teach him the right way to behave.
(c) Sent him to college.
(d) Locked him in his room.
7. What does a witness named Bratby explain?
(a) What happened when he refused to arrange a match for Jack.
(b) How Jack stole from him.
(c) complains about the parties, noise, and destructive behavior that took place in the apartment that Jack and Ellie rented.
(d) Charges and fines levied against Jack.
8. What does Mrs. Jefferson promise Jack?
(a) She will take care of Clara for him.
(b) She will pray for him.
(c) She will bail him out.
(d) She will visit him in prison both soon and often.
9. How does the crowd react to Jack's arrival?
(a) They cheer.
(b) They cry.
(c) There are no cheers.
(d) They say nothing.
10. What is a barker shouting into a megaphone?
(a) An invitation to the people of Chicago to the cafe's opening.
(b) He is telling the people to go home.
(c) A message about the Savior.
(d) An invitation for the crowd to enter Jack's home.
11. For what does Jack thank Brady?
(a) Allowing him to win.
(b) Paying for him to come be in this fight.
(c) For giving him the title so easily.
(d) The opportunity to take a shot at the title.
12. Who says that the black man did not fight "like a man" in a match in Australia?
(b) Cap'n Dan.
13. Who is with Mrs. Jefferson?
(a) Cap'n Dan, Fred, and Goldie.
(b) Clara, a pastor, and a choir.
(c) Ellie, a pastor, and her brother.
(d) Clara, Ellie, and Tick.
14. A moment later a crowd of marchers enters, doing what?
(a) Carrying placards that denounce Brady.
(b) Carrying placards that denounce the cafe.
(c) Carrying placards that denounce black people.
(d) Carrying placards that denounce Jack.
15. Why does Coates believe there is no reason for Jack to remain in England?
(a) Jack's stated intention in coming to England was to have a career as a boxer, and that is not likely to happen.
(b) Jack is black.
(c) Jack is not making any money.
(d) Jack is causing too many problems.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Cameron say about the charges that could be brought against Jack?
2. Why does Cap'n Dan refuse to have the fight in any large cities?
3. How much prison time does Cameron tell Jack he could face?
4. Where are Jack, Ellie, Tick, and Goldie at the beginning of the scene?
5. How does the crowd react as Jack enters?
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