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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where does Maya Angelou live in "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"?
(a) New York City.
(b) San Diego.
(d) St. Louis.
2. What do Louise Thornton's parents give her for high school graduation?
(a) A car.
(c) A watch.
(d) A trip.
3. What is the name of Maya Angelou's brother?
4. Where does Blanche Woodbury say her brother lives in her poem, "My Brother"?
(a) In prison.
(b) In a sychiatric hospital.
(c) In a grave.
(d) In a cigar box.
5. Who does the grandfather watch undress in the poem "From My Half Sleep"?
(a) The mother.
(c) The grandmother.
(d) The sister.
6. Where is Jean Monroe's mother when her father begins to touching her?
(a) A relatives' house.
7. How old is Maya Angelou in "I know Why the Caged Bird Sings"?
(a) 10 years old.
(b) 8 years old.
(c) 6 years old.
(d) 12 years old.
8. How old is Jill Morgan when her father rapes her for the first time?
(a) 6 years old.
(b) 8 years old.
(c) 4 years old.
(d) 2 years old.
9. Maya Angelou's mother trained to be a _________.
10. Where is Jude Brister born?
11. Where does Louise Thornton's cousin Claire and her family live?
12. How old is Maggie Hoyal when she runs away from home?
(a) 12 years old.
(b) 16 years old.
(c) 14 years old.
(d) 11 years old.
13. What does Maya Angelou do on the stand during Mr. Freeman's trial?
14. What is the name of Carrie's brother in "The Window's Netting"?
15. What color is the brother's comb in Blanche Woodbury's poem, "My Brother"?
Short Answer Questions
1. Men often hassle Jean Monroe as she walks to _____________.
2. Mr. Freeman sends Maya Angelou to the store to buy what?
3. Where does Maya Angelou spend her Saturdays in "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"?
4. Who helps cause her miscarriage the last time Jill Morgan's father attacked her?
5. What is Uncle Karl's nickname for Louise Thornton?
This section contains 341 words
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