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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 surprises the narrator in relation to the riot?
(a) The Brotherhood knew nothing about it.
(b) He had actually been used to help cause it.
(c) The Brotherhood had instigated it.
(d) It was the inevitable end of the politics they had been preaching.
2. What vision comes to the narrator's mind when he sees the elderly couple being evicted?
(a) Mr. Trueblood's two pregnant women
(b) His mother hanging out the wash
(c) His grandfather on his death bed
(d) the Battle Royal
3. What truth is revealed about the Brotherhood in Chapter 22?
(a) That they have no real purpose
(b) That they care nothing about the people
(c) That they are really only interested in black people
(d) That their goal is to use black politics to further their own interests
4. For whom does the Brotherhood claim to work?
(a) White people
(b) Those of their own party
(c) Black people
(d) all people
5. What realization does the narrator have in Chapter 21?
(a) That the members of the crowd are individuals
(b) That the Brotherhood does not really care about people
(c) That the Brotherhood is just using him.
(d) That the Brotherhood has its own agenda
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does the narrator plan to use to destroy the Brotherhood
2. What does the narrator notice at the funeral that he would like to exploit?
3. What does the unnamed man at the party ask the narrator to do?
4. Why does the narrator decide against using Emma in his plans?
5. What horrifying sight does the narrator see as he flees the riot?
Short Essay Questions
1. What epiphany has the narrator experienced regarding his race?
2. What strikes the narrator as the profound truth about the riot?
3. How do we know at this point that the lobotomy has not been completely successful in changing the narrator's personality?
4. Why does the lady on the street become angry when he tries to put the figurine in the trash can?
5. What puzzling irony does the narrator tell us about the human race?
6. Why is the narrator's work on the "woman question" cut short?
7. Describe one of the roles played by Rinehart.
8. Why do Dupre and his men choose a particular building to burn?
9. To what does Brother Tarp attribute the warning letter?
10. Why does Brother Jack defend the narrator at this point?
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