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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 does the narrator discover about Jack?
(a) That Jack had betrayed the Brotherhood
(b) That Jack had been killed
(c) That Jack had actually written the earlier threatening letter.
(d) That Jack had left the Brotherhod
2. To what does Ras the Exhorter primarily object?
(a) The narrator's street corner approach
(b) The mixing of black and white
(c) Clifton's methods of leading the youth
(d) The idea of a black man speaking out for white people
3. What does the narrator notice at the funeral that he would like to exploit?
(a) The large attendance on the part of the youth`
(b) The absence of the Brotherhood
(c) The tension of the crowd
(d) The carelessness of the policemen
4. For whom does the Brotherhood claim to work?
(a) Black people
(b) all people
(c) Those of their own party
(d) White people
5. How does the narrator portray himself at the end of Chapter 22?
(a) As humbled and obedient
(b) As proud and defiant
(c) As determined and bold
(d) As confused and frustrated
Short Answer Questions
1. What truth is revealed about the Brotherhood in Chapter 22?
2. The narrator believes the Brotherhood will destroy itself. Why?
3. What kind of day is it on the day of Clifton's funeral?
4. What does the narrator purchase after the confrontation with Ras?
5. When the woman says the narrator's voice is "primitive," she actually intends the statement as
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain why the "woman question" is typical of the Brotherhood's approach to issues.
2. How does Emma's conversation create a sense of foreboding?
3. What is meant by "white fever"?
4. What epiphany has the narrator experienced regarding his race?
5. Why does Brother Jack defend the narrator at this point?
6. What was the narrator's real problem, and how has he settled it?
7. Why do Dupre and his men choose a particular building to burn?
8. What does Brother Jack really want the narrator to avoid doing?
9. Explain the irony of the figurine owned by Mary.
10. What is the significance of the black thread that controls the dancing doll?
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