A Lesson before Dying Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Grant annoy when he insists on a brand new radio?
(a) Thelma
(b) Vivian
(c) Miss Emma
(d) A white clerk

2. During what month is Jefferson's execution date finally set?
(a) March
(b) June
(c) May
(d) February

3. What is the present the sits beneath the tree in the classroom?
(a) An envelope of money
(b) A pillow
(c) A bible
(d) A wool sweater and socks

4. What else does Grant bring to Jefferson for his cell?
(a) A picture
(b) A plant
(c) A sculpture
(d) A notebook

5. What does Miss Emma tell Jefferson she wants for him?
(a) To pray for her
(b) Peace
(c) Happiness
(d) To ask for God's forgiveness

6. Who are so prejudiced against darker skinned African Americans that they drop out of school to become bricklayers?
(a) Africans
(b) There is no one like this
(c) Mullatos
(d) Whites

7. Who serves Grant a drink as he waits for Vivian to arrive?
(a) Joe Claiborne
(b) Thelma
(c) Inez
(d) Irene

8. After visiting Jefferson, where does Grant go?
(a) Out for a walk
(b) To the Rainbow Club
(c) Home
(d) To the radio store

9. Who is late in arriving to visit with Jefferson, but does not offer any explanation?
(a) Grant
(b) Miss Emma
(c) Tante Lou
(d) Reverend Ambrose

10. What does Jefferson call Vivian?
(a) The old ball and chain
(b) That old yellow woman you go with
(c) The sack of ignorance
(d) That harlot

11. When Jefferson wants to talk about his execution, what does Grant talk about?
(a) The execution
(b) The weather
(c) Miss Emma
(d) His school's Christmas program

12. Why does Jefferson stop sleeping at night?
(a) He just can't fall asleep
(b) He does not want to dream
(c) He wants to make the time go slower
(d) It's too quiet to sleep

13. Who does Grant dedicate the Christmas program to?
(a) Grope
(b) Vivian
(c) Miss Emma
(d) Jefferson

14. Which doctor does Guidry suggest calling for Miss Emma?
(a) Dr. Rogers
(b) Dr. Morgan
(c) Dr. Gillroy
(d) Dr. Gillian

15. Grant's involvement with Jefferson has greatly affected his ____________ with Vivian.
(a) Attitude
(b) Sexual performance
(c) Relationship
(d) Honesty

Short Answer Questions

1. The women prepare a smaller table with __________ and ________.

2. When is the actually execution date for Jefferson?

3. Why can't Grant be what he suggests in #136?

4. Who is the reason that people care for others, according to Grant?

5. Who does Jefferson talk to to tell that he will meet Tante Lou, Miss Emma, and Reverend Ambrose in the day room?

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