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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 10.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does the vet react when Mr. Norton tries to explain his interest in the college?
(a) The vet accuses Mr. Norton of deception.
(b) The vet mocks Mr. Norton.
(c) The vet accuses Mr. Norton of ulterior motives.
(d) The vet praises Mr. Norton.
2. What does the man in Emerson's office imply after reading the letter given him by the narrator?
(a) That that narrator has already seen Mr. Emerson.
(b) That Mr. Emerson is the wrong person to help the narrator.
(c) That the narrator is in fact someone else.
(d) That the narrator wrote the letters himself
3. How does the narrator regard Mr. Bledsoe?
(a) As an unpredictable element
(b) As a protector
(c) As an enemy
(d) As a role model.
4. What does the moon symbolize?
(a) The vision of those in power.
(b) The eye of God
(c) Intellectual vision that is defective
(d) An eye that sees only what it chooses.
5. What was the topic of the narrator's graduation day speech?
(b) Racial pride
Short Answer Questions
1. What unexpected sight does the narrator see in New York?
2. According to Ellison, for what have African Americans historically had to fight?
3. Ellison himself was a member of which branch of the military?
4. What, ironically, makes the narrator's white bosses distrustful of him?
5. What does the narrator discuss with the woman in his dream?
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