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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What two groups of people must pay the price for being irresponsible?
(a) sleepwalkers and dreamers
(b) lazy people and cowards
(c) dreamer and cowards
(d) idealists and cowards
2. Where does the narrator find himself in chapter 11?
(a) the factory hospital
(b) a prison
(c) a mental ward
(d) a hospital
3. The narrator's need to give speeches is an example of what literary device?
(d) audio imagery
4. How is the narrator's invisibility related to his residence?
(a) He lives in a building for whites and uses their electricity because they cannot conceive of his presence.
(b) The white residents simply ignore him.
(c) The whites allow him to stay there because they consider him unimportant.
(d) He is able to come and go without being noticed.
5. Why is Brockway hostile toward the narrator?
(a) The narrator approaches him with a bad attitude.
(b) He thinks the narrator is there to take his job.
(c) The narrator has difficulty following instructions.
(d) He has heard of the narrator's mistake.
Short Answer Questions
1. What bit of advice from the young Mr. Emerson does the narrator actually heed?
2. The narrator's pondering of his upcoming punishment is an example of what literary device?
3. Why does the narrator dump slush on a man's head?
4. Bledsoe tells the narrator that he should not worry about
5. What does the narrator recall having been given instead of a cigarette?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Jack become angry with the man who asks the narrator to sing a "spiritual"?
2. What does Brother Jack really want the narrator to avoid doing?
3. In what way, according to the veteran, is the narrator likely to become a casualty?
4. Why does Brother Jack defend the narrator at this point?
5. What does Mary Rambo want the narrator to do?
6. How does the setting in chapter 5 provide additional foreshadowing?
7. What surprises the narrator upon his arrival in Harlem?
8. What does the veteran at the Golden Day understand that the narrator does not?
9. Identify several mistakes that the narrator makes in his first assigned speech in Harlem.
10. What favor does the young Mr. Emerson do for the narrator?
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