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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the man in Emerson's office imply after reading the letter given him by the narrator?
(a) That Mr. Emerson is the wrong person to help the narrator.
(b) That that narrator has already seen Mr. Emerson.
(c) That the narrator is in fact someone else.
(d) That the narrator wrote the letters himself
2. The image of the slave owners bidding for a naked girl is
(a) a picture the narrator had seen in a book
(b) a vison induced by marijuana
(c) something that happened to the narrator's father
(d) something the narrator recalls from his childhood
3. What does Mr. Norton give to Trueblood?
(a) A bottle of whiskey
(b) A lecture on morality
(c) A hundred dollar bill
4. According to the vet, who controls "things"?
(a) rich people
(b) black people
(c) white people
(d) white, upper-class males
5. How does the narrator regard Mr. Bledsoe?
(a) As a role model.
(b) As an unpredictable element
(c) As a protector
(d) As an enemy
6. What does the narrator feel was his primary fault 20 years earlier?
(a) He was too bold.
(b) He was cowardly.
(c) He was naive.
(d) He was easily confused.
7. The veteran doctor claims to have been beaten for what?
(a) saving a life
(b) returning to the states
(c) getting drunk
(d) failing to fulfil his duty
8. How is the narrator's invisibility related to his residence?
(a) The whites allow him to stay there because they consider him unimportant.
(b) The white residents simply ignore him.
(c) He lives in a building for whites and uses their electricity because they cannot conceive of his presence.
(d) He is able to come and go without being noticed.
9. What is the real purpose of the Reverend's speech?
(a) To indoctrinate the students regarding the religion of the college.
(b) To help the students appreciate the Founder's real sacrifice
(c) To create a sense of awe in relation to Dr. Bledsoe
(d) To help the students understand how important the college is to the black community.
10. 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 ulterior motives.
(c) The vet accuses Mr. Norton of deception.
(d) The vet mocks Mr. Norton.
11. How does the narrator's grandfather regard his own meekness?
(a) He considers himself a coward.
(b) He considers himself a victim
(c) He is proud of his choices.
(d) He considers himself a traitor.
12. Why is the narrator offended by the man behind the drugstore counter?
(a) The man assumes will order the special of pork chops, grits, one egg, biscuits, and coffee.
(b) The man wants to see his money before serving him.
(c) The man does not give him what he orders.
(d) The man overcharges him.
13. What does the narrator want to do in Chapter 12?
(a) get a new job
(b) marry Mary Rambo
(c) make speeches
(d) spend time alone
14. The narrator's pondering of his upcoming punishment is an example of what literary device?
15. What mistake does the narrator make at Liberty Paints?
(a) He adds paint remover instead of the pigment to the paint
(b) He does not paint the sample correctly.
(c) He adds too much pigment to the paint
(d) He uses the wrong tank of paint
Short Answer Questions
1. What is most unusual about the narrator's residence?
2. According to Reverend Barbee, why does Dr. Bledsoe enjoy a position of apparent power?
3. The narrator considers himself an invisible man because ____________________.
4. Why does the narrator not tell the doctors his name after the procedure?
5. How does Mr. Norton explain the day's events?
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