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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the narrator carry his muscle as high as?
(a) His ears.
(b) His eyes.
(c) His forehead.
(d) His chin.
2. What people does the narrator say were sent away?
3. How does Jones take out his frustrations at the end of Chapter 8?
(a) He hits a guest.
(b) He kicks a dog.
(c) He slaps Alice.
(d) He breaks a vase.
4. What is the supervisor's nationality?
5. What does Black Boy kill Marie with?
(a) A dagger.
(b) A shiv.
(c) A screw driver.
(d) An axe.
6. What does Jones say he does with a sudden violent gesture in Chapter 10?
(a) Jumps to his feet.
(b) Hits the wall.
(c) Kicks the table.
(d) Shouts out.
7. Why does Alice say she will not be seeing Jones in the future?
(a) He has no money.
(b) He is unkind to her.
(c) He acted badly.
(d) He is too aggressive.
8. What do the police officers call Jones and Alice?
(d) Uncle Toms.
9. What position does McDougall say he is demoting Jones to?
(a) Oil worker.
(b) Pipe fitter.
10. What name is Himes derived from?
11. What does the narrator hear Henry say next door?
(a) Shut up.
(b) Not again.
(d) Go to hell.
12. Who is with the white girl Jones meets at the restaurant?
(a) Two sailors.
(b) Two pimps.
(c) Two black men.
(d) Two construction workers.
13. What is the name of Himes' favorite brother?
14. How does the narrator describe the shape of Alice's face?
15. What book do Leighton and the girls talk about?
(a) Native Son.
(b) Giovianni's Room.
(c) Go Tell it to the Mountain.
(d) Invisible Man.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the name of the shipyard the narrator worked at?
2. Who does the narrator say he gets into a battle royal with?
3. When does the narrator say he can give the man money for the dog?
4. What does the narrator say he felt a crazy impulse to do?
5. What part of New York did Himes' two fictional policeman come from?
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