1. Where was Chester Himes in 1953?
(b) San Francisco.
2. What is the name of Himes' autobiography?
(a) An Unheard Voice.
(b) Calling Out.
(d) The Quality of Hurt.
3. Which of Wright's novels did Baldwin feel threatened by?
(a) Go Tell to the Mountain.
(b) Invisible Man.
(d) Native Son.
4. What is the name of the hero of Native Son?
(a) Bigger Thomas.
(b) James Dean.
(c) Jimmy Crow.
(d) Malcolm Marshall.
5. What part of New York did Himes' two fictional policeman come from?
(b) The Bronx.
6. What does Himes say he wanted to become?
(a) A southern man.
(b) An academic.
(c) A real man.
(d) A traveler.
7. What is slang for a white nigger?
8. What is the name of Himes' favorite brother?
9. In which state was Himes born?
(a) New York.
10. What did Himes' mother encourage her sons to do so they wouldn't grow flat?
(a) Pull their ears.
(b) Pinch their noses.
(c) Hold their burps.
(d) Jump up and down.
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