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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 has learned that a person must approach the world with
(a) subtlety and reserve
(b) Both love and hate
(c) determination and courage
(d) intelligence and ingenuity
2. The narrator becomes dizzy at the thought that true saviors might actually be where?
(a) outside history
(b) crippled within the limits of organizations
(c) disguised in the literature books
(d) in the history books
3. Through his experiences, what has the narrator learned to value?
4. What assumption does Mary make regarding the source of the $100 given to her by the narrator?
(a) That he earned it through employment
(b) That the Brotherhood gave it to him.
(c) That he was selling drugs
(d) That he got it by playing the lottery
5. What do the elderly couple want to do that the marshals deny them?
(a) Remain in their apartment
(b) Return to the apartment for something they forgot
(c) Return to the apartment for a last prayer
(d) Give their belongings to people in the crowd
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is Brother Westrum opposed to the piece of chain on the narrator's desk?
2. When the woman says the narrator's voice is "primitive," she actually intends the statement as
3. What had the narrator's grandfather learned to accept?
4. What does Westrum use as evidence that the narrator is only trying to promote himself?
5. What truth does the narrator discover about Brother Jack?
Short Essay Questions
1. What strikes the narrator as the profound truth about the riot?
2. Why does Jack become angry with the man who asks the narrator to sing a "spiritual"?
3. How does Emma's conversation create a sense of foreboding?
4. Describe one of the roles played by Rinehart.
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. Explain the initial results of the narrator's strategy of "yessing" them to death.
8. What does Brother Jack really want the narrator to avoid doing?
9. To what does Brother Tarp attribute the warning letter?
10. What is the narrator's intention in speaking up for the black couple who have been evicted?
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