The Great White Hope Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does the boxer fight that makes him seem like he does not fight "like a man?"
(a) He made cheap shots and cursed at the other boxer.
(b) He glared at the other boxer, he would not stop when the referee told him to, and he swung harder than he needed to.
(c) He smiled all during the match, taunted his opponent, and made "smart ass remarks to the crowd."
(d) He cried the entire match and begged for it to be over.

2. Why does Coates believe there is no reason for Jack to remain in England?
(a) Jack is not making any money.
(b) Jack's stated intention in coming to England was to have a career as a boxer, and that is not likely to happen.
(c) Jack is black.
(d) Jack is causing too many problems.

3. Does Sir William believe Jack's crimes in America are any of England's concern?
(a) A little.
(b) Maybe.
(c) No.
(d) Yes.

4. Whose power does this man believe black people should accept?
(a) Anyone but the white man.
(b) Their own.
(c) The white man's.
(d) God's.

5. Why does Goldie ask Ellie to excuse them?
(a) He does not care for her.
(b) The reporters are about to arrive.
(c) He wants to talk to Jack in private.
(d) Jack needs to focus.

6. Why does Ellie ask Jack if he feels all right?
(a) He looks upset.
(b) He looks sad.
(c) He looks worried.
(d) He looks a little strange.

7. What do the marchers and black people begin to do?
(a) The marchers begin to become angry and the black people begin to laugh and taunt them.
(b) The marchers begin to laugh and the black people begin to become angry.
(c) The marchers become silent and the black people become nervous.
(d) The marchers begin to preach and the black people begin to become angry.

8. Where are Jack, Ellie, Tick, and Goldie at the beginning of the scene?
(a) A police station.
(b) A train station.
(c) A courtroom.
(d) A diplomatic office in London, England.

9. As Dixon and the other men lead Jack and Ellie off, who appears?
(a) A bizarrely dressed black man named Scipio.
(b) A bizarrely dressed white man named Scipio.
(c) A bizarrely dressed black man named Scott.
(d) A bizarrely dressed white man named Scott.

10. Who is the second witness, who makes racist remarks as she complains about the parties, noise, and destructive behavior that took place in the apartment that Jack and Ellie rented from her?
(a) Bratby.
(b) Coates.
(c) Inspector Wainwright.
(d) Mrs. Kimball.

11. What do Cameron's questions about how Ellie and Jack behaved on the boat suggest?
(a) He is trying to get her to stand up for Jack.
(b) He is trying to get her to say Jack got her drunk, drugged her, or gave her money or gifts.
(c) He is trying to make her regret meeting Jack.
(d) He is trying to get her to say Jack is a upstanding citizen.

12. What does this man say about those black people who want success on white men's terms?
(a) They are smart to do that.
(b) White men's terms are the best.
(c) Everyone should succeed on white men's terms.
(d) It is another form of slavery.

13. About what does Jack realize she is talking?
(a) How he looks when he is sunburned.
(b) The face he makes when he is concentrating.
(c) How he looks when he is sad.
(d) His last fight, which ended badly.

14. What does a witness named Bratby explain?
(a) What happened when he refused to arrange a match for Jack.
(b) complains about the parties, noise, and destructive behavior that took place in the apartment that Jack and Ellie rented.
(c) How Jack stole from him.
(d) Charges and fines levied against Jack.

15. About what does the performer joke?
(a) How he hopes others will support Jack.
(b) How he hopes he is not the only black person around.
(c) How he wishes he were really black.
(d) How he wants to wash his face.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Cameron's response to this well-spoken black man?

2. Why does Cap'n Dan tell Brady the whole country is going to feel let down?

3. About what does Smitty warn Goldie?

4. Knowing Jack is involved with a white girl is going to do what?

5. When Cap'n Dan and Fred discuss the terms of the fight, who is named the referee?

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