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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 17.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the real purpose of the Reverend's speech?
(a) To help the students appreciate the Founder's real sacrifice
(b) To indoctrinate the students regarding the religion of the college.
(c) To help the students understand how important the college is to the black community.
(d) To create a sense of awe in relation to Dr. Bledsoe
2. The narrator wants to learn everything he can about the Brotherhood in order to
(a) Use it as a means to get even with Bledsoe
(b) Use it to restore those who have been dispossessed
(c) Use it to achieve power for himself
(d) Use it to create equality for black people
3. How does the vet react when Mr. Norton tries to explain his interest in the college?
(a) The vet praises Mr. Norton.
(b) The vet accuses Mr. Norton of deception.
(c) The vet mocks Mr. Norton.
(d) The vet accuses Mr. Norton of ulterior motives.
4. How does the narrator excuse his lack of responsibility?
(a) Responsibility cannot happen without recognition
(b) The downtrodden should not be expected to assume responsibility
(c) Because he is invisible, he doesn't know what responsibility to take
(d) No one has ever given him responsibility
5. What bit of advice from the young Mr. Emerson does the narrator actually heed?
(a) to call Liberty Paints and ask for a job
(b) to forget about Mr. Bledsoe
(c) to realize that he has no identity
(d) to return to the college
Short Answer Questions
1. Whose words does the narrator contemplate as proof that he can have two identities and still be successful?
2. What does the narrator feel was his primary fault 20 years earlier?
3. In addition to his memories, what else has the narrator lost?
4. According to the vet, who controls "things"?
5. Why does the narrator feel disillusioned when looking at the picture of the Founder?
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