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 Smitty respond when Goldie tells him to fetch some police?
(a) The police will support the crowd.
(b) The police will show up unbidden.
(c) The police will ignore him.
(d) Those are the police.

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

3. How much prison time does Cameron tell Jack he could face?
(a) Five to ten years.
(b) Six months to one year.
(c) Ten to fifteen years.
(d) One to three years.

4. About what is the performer's song?
(a) What it takes to be a "coon."
(b) Whether Jack is a "coon."
(c) He wishes he were a "coon."
(d) A "coon" wishing he was white.

5. 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.

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

7. 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) It is another form of slavery.
(d) Everyone should succeed on white men's terms.

8. When Jack is finally allowed to speak, for what does he apologize?
(a) Being black.
(b) Wanting to fight.
(c) All the problems he has caused.
(d) Moving to England.

9. What is Cameron's response to this well-spoken black man?
(a) He is just like Jack.
(b) He is wrong.
(c) He has a good point.
(d) He is crazy.

10. 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) Locked him in his room.
(b) Sent him to college.
(c) Put into a private school.
(d) Tried harder to teach him the right way to behave.

11. About what does Smitty warn Goldie?
(a) Approaching police officers.
(b) Approaching fans.
(c) Bills that are due.
(d) Approaching protesters.

12. Why was Ellie in Australia?
(a) To visit family.
(b) To get a divorce.
(c) To meet her husband.
(d) To marry Jack.

13. Why does the Pastor believe Mrs. Jefferson is lucky?
(a) She has Clara taking care of her.
(b) She has her brother taking care of her.
(c) She has Ellie taking care of her.
(d) She had God in her life.

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

15. About what does Mrs. Jefferson worry?
(a) How long it is taking to get news from the courthouse.
(b) If Jack will run away.
(c) How horrible Jack's sentence will be.
(d) If they will kill Jack.

Short Answer Questions

1. About what are Goldie and Tick concerned?

2. From whom does Brady face intense pressure?

3. How does the crowd react to Jack's arrival?

4. What does Jack tell the crowd?

5. For what does Jack thank Brady?

(see the answer keys)

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