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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who wrote Native Son?
(a) Elijah Muhammed.
(b) Richard Wright.
(c) Ralph Ellison.
(d) Chester Himes.
2. What does Alice tell Jones she doesn't like?
(a) Being talked dirty to.
(b) Being refused.
(c) Being hugged.
(d) Being shouted at.
3. What does Jones say he has in the palm of his hand?
(a) His gun.
(b) The white boy's life.
(c) His future.
(d) His present.
4. What is slang for a white nigger?
5. What does the narrator hear Henry say next door?
(b) Go to hell.
(c) Shut up.
(d) Not again.
Short Answer Questions
1. What people does the narrator say were sent away?
2. What is the name of Jones' girlfriend?
3. What does Jones dream about at the beginning of Chapter 9?
4. What does Jones make reservations for at the beginning of Chapter 6?
5. What does Jones say he feels has crushed him at the end of Chapter 11?
Short Essay Questions
1. What problems does Jones have with Leighton?
2. What is the mood between Alice and Jones as they eat dinner at the restaurant?
3. What does Jones dream about the police in Chapter 1?
4. What does Jones feel like when he leaves Alice's house?
5. How does Jones say the white women treat him?
6. What do Alice and Jones talk about at the end of Chapter 11?
7. What problems does Jones encounter with his boss MacDougal?
8. How does Alice startle both the police and Jones when the police stop them for speeding?
9. What does Himes say is the new variety of Uncle Toming?
10. What problems does Jones have with the white boy?
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