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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 8.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why do Joe and Violet continue to dance standing in the train car?
(a) They aren't hungry.
(b) They do not want to be separated by the table.
(c) They do not want to lose their places.
(d) They are afraid to sit down for fear they are punished.
2. How is Alice Manfred related to Dorcas?
(a) Dorcas is Alice's daughter.
(b) Alice and Dorcas are second cousins.
(c) Alice and Dorcas are sisters.
(d) Alice is Dorcas's aunt.
3. Why is Violet committed to gaining weight?
(a) She thinks it makes Joe feel sorry for her.
(b) She thinks it makes her look crazier.
(c) She is trying to get the hips and backside she has as a young woman.
(d) She wants to be admitted to the hospital.
4. Why does Malvonne want to make sure the young black girl's letter gets to the law school?
(a) She is threatened by the police.
(b) She is afraid the girl has to get a low-paying job instead.
(c) She is afraid she is reported for having stolen mail.
(d) The young black girl is Malvonne's daughter.
5. What is the 1917 parade protesting?
(b) The St. Louis race riots.
(d) Child abuse.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Malvonne do for a living?
2. What does the girl do to Lestory?
3. What is Joe selling when he meets Dorcas?
4. What does Joe buy Dorcas the first day they meet?
5. Why is Dorcas rejected by teenage boys her own age?
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