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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Trueblood's story suggest about the white men at the jail house?
(a) They didn't believe his story.
(b) They were angry and kept him in town as an example of how not to behave.
(c) They secretly enjoyed hearing his story.
(d) They were horrified by his story and tried to get him to move.
2. Bledsoe tells the narrator that he should not worry about
(a) being kicked out of school
(b) being punished
(c) acting like a fool
(d) pride and dignity
3. What does the narrator credit for his "call to action"?
(a) the girl in his dream
(c) his vision
4. What kind of speeches has the narrator given from the stage in the chapel?
(a) Phony speeches with notes supplied by white men.
(b) Genuine speeches that expressed how he felt.
(c) Speeches that expressed his frustration in cultural symbolism.
(d) Speeches that flattered the whites.
5. How does the narrator excuse his lack of responsibility?
(a) Responsibility cannot happen without recognition
(b) Because he is invisible, he doesn't know what responsibility to take
(c) The downtrodden should not be expected to assume responsibility
(d) No one has ever given him responsibility
Short Answer Questions
1. What would the narrator like to add to his "hole"?
2. What is the real purpose of the Reverend's speech?
3. What had Mr. Trueblood done prior to his disgrace?
4. According to Reverend Barbee, why does Dr. Bledsoe enjoy a position of apparent power?
5. The dark tunnel is symbolic of the narrator's
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