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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 purchase after the confrontation with Ras?
(a) a long jacket
(b) a pair of dark green sunglasses
(c) a low brimmed hat
(d) a weapon
2. Why does the narrator try to hide the figurine from Mary?
(a) Because he has broken it
(b) Because he is trying to steal it
(c) Because he wants to take it to the Brotherhood
(d) Because he thinks it is unworthy of her
3. When has the narrator made most of his mistakes?
(a) When he tried to follow other people's plans
(b) When he has failed to follow orders
(c) When he has stepped away from the ruling group
(d) When he has questioned other people's motives
4. What surprising development does the narrator experience when he attends a committee meeting?
(a) He is accused of betrayal
(b) He is refused admission
(c) He is ordered to sever his membership
(d) He is urged to speak
5. What horrifying sight does the narrator see as he flees the riot?
(a) The destruction of his membership
(b) The slaughter of blacks by the police
(c) The body of Sybil
(d) Seven naked manniquins hanging over the street
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of day is it on the day of Clifton's funeral?
2. The narrator wants Clifton's funeral to focus on which of the following?
3. What does the narrator discover about Jack?
4. What does the narrator discover when he gets to the woman's apartment?
5. How does the narrator react to the dolls that are being sold by Clifton?
Short Essay Questions
1. What puzzling irony does the narrator tell us about the human race?
2. Why does Jack become angry with the man who asks the narrator to sing a "spiritual"?
3. Brother Jack refers to Clifton as Brutus? How does the metaphor fit the situation?
4. In what way could the new shoes be symbolic?
5. How does Emma's conversation create a sense of foreboding?
6. What is the significance of the black thread that controls the dancing doll?
7. What is the primary problem with the instructions given to the narrator to gather more members?
8. Explain the irony of the figurine owned by Mary.
9. What strikes the narrator as the profound truth about the riot?
10. Why do Dupre and his men choose a particular building to burn?
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