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. What does Ellie sleepily imagine?
(a) Staying in bed all day and ignoring all of the reporters and journalists.
(b) Visiting her mother in New York and introducing her to Jack.
(c) Going on vacation on a deserted island with Jack.
(d) Staying out in the sun so long that her skin darkens, coloring her hair, becoming somebody new, moving in with Jack and nobody ever knowing she's actually white.

2. How does the crowd react to Jack's arrival?
(a) They cheer.
(b) They cry.
(c) There are no cheers.
(d) They say nothing.

3. When does Goldie say the fight is scheduled?
(a) Memorial Day.
(b) Labor Day.
(c) Easter Sunday.
(d) Fourth of July.

4. Does Cameron suggests that Ellie should be ashamed of what she is doing?
(a) Maybe.
(b) No.
(c) A little.
(d) Yes.

5. How do Cap'n Dan and Fred respond to Brady's confession?
(a) They laugh at him.
(b) They say he will be just fine.
(c) The taunt him.
(d) They agree with him.

6. How does the play begin?
(a) With an argument over whether Brady should be the new Great White Hope.
(b) With an argument over where Brady will go to train.
(c) With an argument over whether Brady, the current white heavyweight boxing champion, should fight an up-and-coming black boxer.
(d) With a a meeting to discuss who Brady should fight next.

7. Who have been listening to the confrontation?
(a) Fred, Smitty, and Dixon.
(b) Cap'n Dan, Smitty, and Fred.
(c) Smitty, Jack, and Goldie.
(d) Smitty, a dectective, and Dixon.

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

9. How long does Jack have left on bail and the right to appeal?
(a) Three weeks.
(b) Two weeks.
(c) Four weeks.
(d) One week.

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

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

12. What does Mrs. Jefferson promise Jack?
(a) She will visit him in prison both soon and often.
(b) She will pray for him.
(c) She will take care of Clara for him.
(d) She will bail him out.

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. For what does Jack thank Brady?

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

3. How does Jack respond when Smitty asks whether Jack really thinks he can win?

4. What does Jack sing softly?

5. How does Sir William respond to Coates' comment?

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