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. At her home in Chicago, what is Mrs. Jefferson doing?
(a) Talking to Jack.
(b) Waiting for news from Jack's trial.
(c) Writing a letter to Jack.
(d) Praying for Jack.

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

3. Dixon and five white men burst in and, after a scuffle, arrest Jack for what?
(a) Violating the Mann Act.
(b) Violating the custody agreement.
(c) Violating the Jim Crow laws.
(d) Violating his parole.

4. What do the men say a good White Hope could do?
(a) Cause racial tension.
(b) Make Jack more popular.
(c) Destroy Jack.
(d) Resolve the situation.

5. What does a Deacon tell Jack?
(a) They are all going to be praying for him and that he is fighting for all of them.
(b) He should not fight.
(c) He must fight for himself and God.
(d) Fighting is a sin.

6. How does the young man respond when Jack turns to him and asks what winning is going to do for him directly?
(a) It will give him something to be happy about.
(b) It will give him self-respect.
(c) It will make white people respect him.
(d) He cannot answer.

7. Why does Ellie say that she will go along with anything?
(a) If it will make Jack more successful.
(b) She is in the mood for some excitement.
(c) If it will make her famous.
(d) If it will encourage others to forget about race.

8. How does Sir William respond to Coates' comment?
(a) There are many poor people in England that are not exiled.
(b) One cannot be judged by one's color.
(c) Anyone living in England is free to change his means of earning a living if he wants.
(d) Many people cause problems and are not sent away.

9. How does a man in the crowd joke about Brady?
(a) His head being mounted on the wall inside.
(b) He should wear a diaper.
(c) He is crying all the way home.
(d) He will be eating out of a tube.

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

11. What does Cameron say about the charges that could be brought against Jack?
(a) They are non-existent.
(b) They are rediculous.
(c) They are all relatively minor.
(d) They are quite substantial.

12. What does a reporter call Brady?
(a) The New Hope.
(b) The White Hope.
(c) Hopeless.
(d) Our Hope.

13. What does Jack say will happen now that a match has been arranged for him?
(a) He knows some problems will occur.
(b) He is sure there will be no problems.
(c) He will move to the United States.
(d) He is sure he will make plenty of money.

14. What does the next witness, Inspector Wainwright, detail?
(a) Charges and fines levied against Jack.
(b) The accumulated amount of parking tickets jack has received.
(c) The complaints made by other fighters.
(d) Aggressive remarks Jack has made to various witnesses.

15. What does Jack do when Clara clings to him?
(a) He yells at her.
(b) He cringes.
(c) He hugs her.
(d) He tries to get rid of her.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Brady confess?

2. Why do the marchers leave?

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

4. What is the press calling the fight?

5. 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?

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