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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the narrator discover about Jack?
(a) That Jack had betrayed the Brotherhood
(b) That Jack had actually written the earlier threatening letter.
(c) That Jack had left the Brotherhod
(d) That Jack had been killed
2. When the woman says the narrator's voice is "primitive," she actually intends the statement as
(a) a gesture of seduction
(b) a word of advice
(c) an insult
(d) a compliment
3. Why is the narrator unable to see his audience when he gives his speech at the arena?
(a) The auditorium is too dim.
(b) He has to speak from behind a curtain.
(c) They are too far away.
(d) He is blinded by lights
4. What surprising development does the narrator experience when he attends a committee meeting?
(a) He is ordered to sever his membership
(b) He is accused of betrayal
(c) He is refused admission
(d) He is urged to speak
5. Although the narrator may not realize it, he is searching for
6. What is the narrator accused of when he tries to dispose of the figurine?
(d) drug dealing
7. What vision comes to the narrator's mind when he sees the elderly couple being evicted?
(a) the Battle Royal
(b) His grandfather on his death bed
(c) Mr. Trueblood's two pregnant women
(d) His mother hanging out the wash
8. The narrator wants Clifton's funeral to focus on which of the following?
(a) The acts that led to his death
(b) what his loss will mean to the Brotherhood
(c) His accomplishments as part of the Brotherhood
(d) The meaning of his life
9. How does the narrator's meeting with Sybil backfire?
(a) She wants to help him, but expects to share in his success
(b) She has no clue regarding the political purpose of the Brotherhood
(c) She is planning to tell Jack about his actions
(d) He pretends he is trying to seduce her, but she doesn't resist.
10. What is ironic about the narrator's dance with Emma?
(a) He had at first refused the offer to dance with her.
(b) He is the only black man she dances with at the party.
(c) The veteran doctor had predicted that the narrator would dance with a white woman.
(d) She is the first white woman he ever danced with.
11. What assumption does Mary make regarding the source of the $100 given to her by the narrator?
(a) That he was selling drugs
(b) That the Brotherhood gave it to him.
(c) That he got it by playing the lottery
(d) That he earned it through employment
12. How is the narrator's preparations for the evening with Sybil ironic?
(a) The evening would be a disaster anyway
(b) Sybil would be useless to him.
(c) He tries to copy Rinehart whom he has never actually seen.
(d) Sybil had already made her own preparations
13. The narrator believes the Brotherhood will destroy itself. Why?
(a) Because it is blind to its own lack of real purpose
(b) Because it has no real direction
(c) Because the members are fighting among themselves
(d) Because it is hurting the people it pretends to help
14. The narrator's anger is primarily focuses against
(a) Dr. Bledsoe
(c) The Founder
(d) Mr. Norton
15. With what animal does the narrator compare Brother Jack?
(a) a bull dog
(b) a snake
(c) a toy bull terrior
(d) a wolf
Short Answer Questions
1. The narrator becomes dizzy at the thought that true saviors might actually be where?
2. Which of the following is true about the narrator's position within the Brotherhood?
3. Through his experiences, what has the narrator learned to value?
4. How does the Brotherhood regard Clifton?
5. Who had predicted the narrator's relationship with the white woman?
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