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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. The narrator's anger is primarily focuses against
(a) The Founder
(c) Mr. Norton
(d) Dr. Bledsoe
2. Where does Brother Jack send the narrator at the end of the meeting?
(a) Back to addressing the woman questions
(b) Back to Brother Hambro for more indoctrination sessions
(c) to meet with Westrum
(d) Back to his apartment at the men's center
3. How does the narrator get out of playing along in Sybil's rape fantasy?
(a) Explains that his interest is political
(b) Drinks with her until she passes out
(c) Explains that he cannot perform
(d) Tells her that he is being watched
4. What does Dupre want to do prior to starting the fire?
(a) give people a chance to get their belongings
(b) Make sure the building is evacuated
(c) have the fire department standing by
(d) contact the newspapers
5. In Chapter 14, why is Mary cooking cabbage?
(a) It's a reminder of the south
(b) The narrator has asked for it.
(c) It's all she can afford
(d) She thinks it will please the narrator.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the narrator accused of when he tries to dispose of the figurine?
2. What do the elderly couple want to do that the marshals deny them?
3. What is the symbolic association of the arena in Chapter 16?
4. Why does the narrator decide against using Emma in his plans?
5. The narrator wants Clifton's funeral to focus on which of the following?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is the narrator's work on the "woman question" cut short?
2. What is the primary problem with the instructions given to the narrator to gather more members?
3. What strikes the narrator as the profound truth about the riot?
4. Explain the initial results of the narrator's strategy of "yessing" them to death.
5. What was the narrator's real problem, and how has he settled it?
6. What epiphany has the narrator experienced regarding his race?
7. The narrator says that he has learned that the lack of surprise is a warning. What does he mean?
8. In what way could the new shoes be symbolic?
9. Brother Jack refers to Clifton as Brutus? How does the metaphor fit the situation?
10. Why is the narrator's funeral oration more moving than if he had planned a speech based according to party guidelines?
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