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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 7, Columbia vs. Harlem.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Langston sneak into the medical school building?
(a) He wants to steal medical supplies.
(b) He needs a doctor.
(c) To watch students dissect cadavers.
(d) He wants to be a doctor.
2. What leads Langston and his father to get into an argument concerning Langston's future?
(a) Langston wants to be a painter.
(b) Langston does not want to go to college.
(c) Langston wants to be a mining engineer.
(d) Langston wants to be a writer.
3. How does Langston's father try to convince Langston to come to Mexico for the summer?
(a) He hints at getting full custody.
(b) He offers to pay his way.
(c) He hints at an opportunity to pursue a college education.
(d) He will buy him a new car.
4. When does Langston's mother send for him?
(a) When he is eight.
(b) When he is ten.
(c) When he is twelve.
(d) When he is fourteen.
5. What does Langston do with the money the hotel pays him?
(a) He uses it to buy candy.
(b) He spends it at the theater.
(c) He gives it to the Reed family.
(d) He saves it.
Short Answer Questions
1. Has Langston become interested in writing?
2. After another separation with his stepfather, what does Hughes' mother do?
3. In what does Hughes become interested?
4. What is the S.S. West Hesseltine?
5. Where does Langston spend his first evening in New York?
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