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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. As Golden Gray approaches his father's house, what does he wish to do to his father?
(a) Fight him.
(b) Threaten him with his gun.
(c) Kill him.
(d) Hug him and make amends.
2. What does Violet offer to do to Felice's hair?
(a) Wash it.
(b) Trim the ends.
(c) Curl it.
(d) Unbraid it.
3. Who else is at the party with Dorcas and Acton?
(a) Other young adults.
(b) Acton's parents.
(c) Wealthy black folk.
(d) Political figures.
4. What does Joe find near the cooking fire?
(a) A dress, a doll, and a cigar case.
(b) Knives and guns.
(c) Flour, sugar, and water.
(d) Rope, wood, nails, and a hammer.
5. What does Lestory find when he gets back to his cabin?
(a) Golden Gray is passed out in the corner.
(b) Honor is washing blood off the girl's face.
(c) His house is on fire.
(d) His posessions are stolen.
Short Answer Questions
1. How often does Felice see her parents growing up?
2. What sort of person does Dorcas want to be with?
3. Why does Alice move back to Springfield?
4. When does the ambulance arrive to help Dorcas?
5. What does True Belle hope Vera Louise does with the extra money her mother gives her?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the relationship between True Belle and Golden Gray.
2. Describe what Golden Gray sees in the forest as he approaches his father's cabin in Chapter Six.
3. What sorts of things to Joe and Violet do together once their relationship is renewed?
4. In Chapter 10, why does Alice Manfred move back to Springfield? What do you think is the real reason she moves back to Springfield?
5. Describe Vera Louise's father's reaction when he is told Vera Louise is pregnant.
6. In Chapter Eight, why does the narrator say Dorcas is getting tired of Joe?
7. Why do you think the ambulance takes such a long time to come help Dorcas? What excuses do they give?
8. In Chapter Nine, why does Felice come to visit Violet and Joe?
9. Why does Dorcas break up with Joe?
10. Describe what Joe and Violet do together at night in Chapter 10.
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