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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How is Felice related to Dorcas?
(a) They never know each other.
(b) They are best friends.
(c) They are sisters.
(d) They are cousins.
2. Who does Joe think is his mother?
(c) Rose Dear.
(d) True Belle.
3. How does the author describe Acton's appearance from Dorcas's point of view?
(a) There is no description of Acton's physical appearance.
(b) He is handsome and his hair has no gray in it.
(c) He is tall and athletic.
(d) He is plain-looking, but has thick hair.
4. What does Felice's mother have to show in order for her to be able to go inside the store?
(a) A note from a white person.
(b) The amount of cash in her wallet.
(c) Her driver's license.
(d) A picture of her employer.
5. Who wipes the blood from the woman's face?
(a) Golden Gray.
(b) A young black boy caring for Lestory's stock.
(c) An unidentified character.
(d) The woman wipes her own face.
6. How does True Belle know Vera Louise Gray is pregnant?
(a) She sees it in a dream.
(b) She reads Vera Louise's diary.
(c) She eavesdrops on Vera Louise's conversation.
(d) True Belle does Vera Louise's laundry.
7. What is Felice's response to Violet's invitation?
(a) She accepts.
(b) She says she never eats Violet's food.
(c) She ignores Violet.
(d) She hugs Violet.
8. Who tells Joe about Dorcas's last words?
(b) Dorcas's mother.
(c) No one.
9. Why does Malvonne gossip to both Joe and Violet near the end of the story?
(a) To tell them all of Dorcas's secrets.
(b) To pretend she doesn't betray either of them.
(c) She wants to help them resolve their differences.
(d) Because everyone is bored.
10. What does Golden Gray ask Lestory?
(a) Why Lestory never tries to contact him.
(b) Why he finds Golden Gray's mother so attractive.
(c) Why he never loves Golden Gray's mother.
(d) Why he is still single.
11. Who tells Felice and her mother they must stop trying on rings?
(a) A little girl.
(b) A white man in a nice suit.
(c) The president of Tiffany's.
(d) Felice's father.
12. Who else is at the party with Dorcas and Acton?
(a) Wealthy black folk.
(b) Political figures.
(c) Other young adults.
(d) Acton's parents.
13. What does Golden Gray call Lestory when he sees him?
(c) My Savior.
(d) Your Honor.
14. What reason does the ambulance staff give for their delayed arrival?
(d) They do not give a reason.
15. What do Joe or Violet do after supper near the end of the story?
(a) Wash dishes.
(b) Play poker.
(c) Call their parents.
(d) Go for a walk.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the girl respond to the baby immediately after it is born?
2. What does True Belle sew to the hem of her dress?
3. How is Felice's ring described?
4. Why does Felice's mother end up stealing the ring?
5. Why does Joe want to find Dorcas again?
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