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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 10, Busboy Poet.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why is Langston's summer in Toluca not a bad one?
(a) His father is around most of the time.
(b) He makes many friends.
(c) His father encourages him to write.
(d) His father is rarely around.
2. Where is Langston Hughes born?
(a) Joplin, Mississippi.
(b) Chicago, Illinois.
(c) New York, New York.
(d) Cleveland, Ohio.
3. Who is Langston's only friend at Columbia?
4. What does Auntie Reed insist that Langston do?
(a) Clean the house every Saturday.
(b) Babysit her children.
(c) Read every night.
(d) Go to church every Sunday.
5. High school has readied him for college. Does Langston have a chance of going on with his education?
(a) Little chance.
(b) No, because he does not want to go to college.
(c) A great chance.
(d) No chance.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Langston's mother make him do at church?
2. In what community center does Langston become involved?
3. What is Hughes' job aboard the S.S. West Hesseltine?
4. What does Langston observe while working at a soda fountain?
5. After a while, when Langston stops going to classes, in what does he become more interested?
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