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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is a tacker?
(a) A monkey wrench.
(b) A carpenter.
(c) A black worker.
(d) A pipe fitter.
2. What does Jones discover one of his purchases has turned into?
(a) A pen.
(b) An ax.
(c) A gun.
(d) A knife.
3. What kind of pass does Jones get at the beginning of Chapter 5?
(a) A food pass.
(b) A travel pass.
(c) A worker's pass.
(d) A sick pass.
4. In which state was Himes born?
(c) New York.
5. What does Alice introduce Leighton as?
(a) Her friend.
(b) Her boyfriend.
(c) Her co-worker.
(d) Her fellow student.
6. Who is with the white girl Jones meets at the restaurant?
(a) Two pimps.
(b) Two black men.
(c) Two sailors.
(d) Two construction workers.
7. How does the narrator describe the color of Alice's hair?
(a) Coal black.
(b) Mousy brown.
(c) Peroxide blond.
(d) Silver feathered.
8. What restaurant does Jones go to after his argument with Alice?
(a) The Beat Room.
(b) The Red Room.
(c) The Live Room.
(d) The Rest Room.
9. What does Jones say he does with a sudden violent gesture in Chapter 10?
(a) Jumps to his feet.
(b) Hits the wall.
(c) Shouts out.
(d) Kicks the table.
10. What subject did Cheser's mother teach in Georgia?
11. What did Himes' mother encourage her sons to do so they wouldn't grow flat?
(a) Hold their burps.
(b) Pinch their noses.
(c) Jump up and down.
(d) Pull their ears.
12. What does Jones dream about at the beginning of Chapter 9?
(a) The police arresting him.
(b) Mr. Harrison shooting him.
(c) Alice leaving him.
(d) Being drafted into the army.
13. What does Alice tell Jones he should plead for?
(a) His family.
(b) His job.
(c) Her hand.
(d) His future.
14. What did Himes steal from the wealthy elderly couple?
15. What book do Leighton and the girls talk about?
(a) Go Tell it to the Mountain.
(b) Giovianni's Room.
(c) Invisible Man.
(d) Native Son.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Jones drop off the white hitchhikers?
2. Who calls Jones at the beginning of Chapter 9?
3. Who does Jones say he wants to kill?
4. What does Himes say he wanted to become?
5. Which of the girls in Alice's sitting room does Jones say has brown colored skin?
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