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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 8.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who sits on every street corner, according to the author?
(a) Young prostitutes.
(b) Single mothers.
(c) Blind beggars.
(d) Blues musicians.
2. Why is Dorcas rejected by teenage boys her own age?
(a) She is much more mature than they.
(b) She is tall and beautiful.
(c) She is smarter and sharper.
(d) She wears unfashionable clothing.
3. Where does Violet go when she finds out about Joe's affair?
(b) The funeral parlor.
(c) To her mother's house.
(d) Under their bed.
4. Who else is at the party with Dorcas and Acton?
(a) Acton's parents.
(b) Wealthy black folk.
(c) Political figures.
(d) Other young adults.
5. How does True Belle know Vera Louise Gray is pregnant?
(a) She eavesdrops on Vera Louise's conversation.
(b) She sees it in a dream.
(c) True Belle does Vera Louise's laundry.
(d) She reads Vera Louise's diary.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is special about Neola Miller?
2. How much money is True Belle's savings worth?
3. What is the true reason Dorcas breaks up with Joe?
4. Who does Alice eventually allow to come visit her at home?
5. What sort of present does Acton buy Dorcas?
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