|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 2.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is most unusual about the narrator's residence?
(a) It is in a basement
(b) It is filled with over 1300 light bulbs
(c) It is free
(d) It is a white apartment house
2. What does Trueblood's story suggest about the white men at the jail house?
(a) They were horrified by his story and tried to get him to move.
(b) They secretly enjoyed hearing his story.
(c) They didn't believe his story.
(d) They were angry and kept him in town as an example of how not to behave.
3. What would the narrator like to add to his "hole"?
(a) four more radio-phonographs
(b) a phonograph player
(c) a kitchen
(d) a TV set
4. How did the narrator get invited to participate in the Battle Royal?
(a) He thought it was part of the award.
(b) He happened to be at the hotel to give a speech to white men.
(c) The people who arranged the speech planned to include him.
(d) He volunteered because it looked interesting.
5. What does the narrator feel was his primary fault 20 years earlier?
(a) He was easily confused.
(b) He was naive.
(c) He was cowardly.
(d) He was too bold.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the narrator credit for his "call to action"?
2. Which of the following two concepts, in combination, does Ellison see as a "raft of hope."
3. According to Ellison, which of the following is important for perseverance?
4. The main conflict of Ellison's original story revolves around
5. When was the introduction of the novel written?
This section contains 289 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)