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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why do certain members of the Brotherhood consider that narrator's speech unsatisfactory?
(a) The narrator used science and rationalization instead of real feeling
(b) The logical arguments were faulty
(c) It was too emotional
(d) It was too cold and general
2. What awakens the narrator in Chapter 15?
(a) The sound of people talking.
(b) People banging on the steam line because there is no heat.
(c) The smell of breakfast cooking.
(d) Someone pounding at the door.
3. How does the audience react to the narrator's speech?
(a) They get up and leave.
(b) He is booed
(c) They sit in stunned silence
(d) He is cheered
4. How does the narrator react to the dolls that are being sold by Clifton?
(a) He laughs at the dolls
(b) He purchases a doll
(c) He spits on one of the dolls
(d) He calls the police
5. Why does the narrator decide against using Emma in his plans?
(a) She has her own agenda
(b) She is too knowledgable in the art of intrigue and would figure out what he was doing
(c) She was too close to Jack
(d) She would probably not be willing to go against the party
6. What object does Mary own that the narrator finds offensive?
(a) a distorted figurine of a black leader
(b) a bank in the shape of a black figurine
(c) a figurine of a white leader
(d) a mask used in black rituals
7. After whom does the narrator say he wants to pattern himself?
(a) The Founder
(b) Mr. Norton
(c) Dr, Bledsoe
(d) Booker T Washington
8. What is the narrator accused of when he tries to dispose of the figurine?
(a) drug dealing
9. 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 is blinded by lights
(c) They are too far away.
(d) He has to speak from behind a curtain.
10. The narrator has learned that a person must approach the world with
(a) intelligence and ingenuity
(b) subtlety and reserve
(c) Both love and hate
(d) determination and courage
11. Upon the narrator's return to Harlem, he learns which of the following individuals has disappeared from the Brotherhood?
(a) Brother Hambro
(b) Brother Clifton
(c) Brother Westrum
(d) Brother Jack
12. What does the narrator discover when he gets to the woman's apartment?
(a) the woman is divorced
(b) her husband is dead
(c) Her husband is away
(d) the woman is single
13. The narrator's anger is primarily focuses against
(a) The Founder
(b) Dr. Bledsoe
(c) Mr. Norton
14. What is it that people like Jack, Bledsoe and Norton have refused to do?
(a) Recognize the American identity of all of her people
(b) Recognize the uncontrollable power of a group
(c) Recognize the importance of each individual
(d) Recognize equality among all individuals
15. Why does the narrator try to hide the figurine from Mary?
(a) Because he has broken it
(b) Because he thinks it is unworthy of her
(c) Because he wants to take it to the Brotherhood
(d) Because he is trying to steal it
Short Answer Questions
1. Brother Jack wants the narrator to avoid underestimating what?
2. What vision comes to the narrator's mind when he sees the elderly couple being evicted?
3. How does the narrator's meeting with Sybil backfire?
4. What does the narrator purchase in Chapter 13 that reminds him of home?
5. What does the narrator purchase after the confrontation with Ras?
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