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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. Which of the following represents the narrator's philosophy?
(a) The light reveals all things
(b) The truth is the light and the light is the truth
(c) The light reveals the truth
(d) Truth is destined to come forth
2. What does Mr. Norton give to Trueblood?
(b) A hundred dollar bill
(c) A bottle of whiskey
(d) A lecture on morality
3. What is most unusual about the narrator's residence?
(a) It is in a basement
(b) It is filled with over 1300 light bulbs
(c) It is a white apartment house
(d) It is free
4. What does the narrator lack in Chapter 12?
(a) money to live on
(b) A sense of direction
(c) motivation to keep going
(d) his interest in returning to college
5. What does Trueblood's story suggest about the white men at the jail house?
(a) They were horrified by his story and tried to get him to move.
(b) They were angry and kept him in town as an example of how not to behave.
(c) They didn't believe his story.
(d) They secretly enjoyed hearing his story.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who else is on the bus to New York?
2. What does the doctor mean when he says they "picked poor robin clean"?
3. In chapter 9, the narrator walks a short distance with another man. What is the man doing besides singing?
4. In addition to his memories, what else has the narrator lost?
5. How did the narrator get invited to participate in the Battle Royal?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the veteran at the Golden Day understand that the narrator does not?
2. What is the objective of Rev. Barbee's sermon?
3. Why does the trip to the Trueblood house make the narrator feel uncomfortable?
4. How has the narrator ended up in the factory hospital? How is he being treated once he gets there?
5. Of what "irresponsibility" are sleepwalkers and dreamers accused?
6. Why do the people at the Men's House treat him with hostility?
7. Who are the sleeping ones?
8. Why was the narrator doomed to fail at the paint factory?
9. How was the narrator's graduation speech a betrayal of black people?
10. What does the narrator expect from his visit with Mr. Bates?
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