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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. When does the ambulance arrive to help Dorcas?
(a) The morning after she is shot.
(b) One hour after it is called.
(c) Five minutes after it is called.
(d) Several days after she dies.
2. What does Felice say Dorcas does for Acton?
(a) Sells her car.
(b) Cuts her hair.
(c) Murders her friend.
(d) Buy him presents.
3. Who tells Joe about Dorcas's last words?
(c) Dorcas's mother.
(d) No one.
4. What does Felice compare Dorcas to?
(a) A movie star.
(b) A snake.
(c) An old woman.
(d) A bird.
5. Why does Alice move back to Springfield?
(a) She is too sad staying in Harlem.
(b) To work for a white woman she knows.
(c) She falls in love with a man there.
(d) She is running from the Harlem police.
Short Answer Questions
1. When does Dorcas say she reveals the true attacker?
2. What does Golden Gray do before caring for the naked woman?
3. What does Lestory name the girl in his cabin?
4. What is Dorcas feeling as she is dancing with Acton?
5. What does Violet Felice carry as she climbs the stairs?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Vera Louise's father's reaction when he is told Vera Louise is pregnant.
2. How does the narrator describe Acton?
3. In Chapter Seven, why does Joe think Wild is his own mother?
4. What sorts of things to Joe and Violet do together once their relationship is renewed?
5. Describe the way Felice obtains the ring, as presented by the narrator in Chapter Nine.
6. Who are the only people who do not know that Vera Louise has a son with a black man?
7. In Chapter 10, why do Joe and Violet often go to the roof? What do they do up there together?
8. Describe the way Dorcas is feeling at the party in the beginning of Chapter Eight.
9. Describe what Violet sees when she first spots Felice in Chapter Nine.
10. In Chapter 10, why does Joe get a new job? Does this help his relationship with Violet?
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