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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. After the divorce in Chapter 41, McCall receives a call from where about a job interview?
(a) The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
(b) The Washington Post.
(c) The Virginia Pilot-Ledger Star.
(d) The Portsmouth Courier.

2. After St. Brides, McCall has a probation officer constantly telling him what?
(a) Stay out of trouble.
(b) He does not like him.
(c) Get your own place.
(d) Get a job.

3. In Chapter 26, McCall joins this organization due to his professor's influence.
(a) Black Panthers.
(b) American Muslim Mission.
(c) Southern Baptists Association.
(d) NAACP.

4. Where does McCall visit his new daughter, as noted in Chapter 43?
(a) Jail.
(b) The hospital.
(c) At her home.
(d) Rehab.

5. In Chapter 27, McCall has graduated from college and is looking for a job but he has two strikes against him, one being what?
(a) He is former addict.
(b) He is black.
(c) He is white.
(d) He is male.

Short Answer Questions

1. After St. Brides, McCall notes that he understands why so many return to prison so quickly after freedom because jail provides jail, housing, and ___ for inmates.

2. In Part III of the book, McCall is glad mothers are not using the names of _____.

3. In Chapter 24, McCall describes how he has come to appreciate the small things, after arriving home from St. Bride's with whom?

4. During dinner with program fellows, McCall shares what information with them and they all part closer than they were before?

5. In Chapter 39, McCall describes his participation in a minorities and workplace racism fellowship which was held at which university?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does McCall's relationship with his son, Monroe, compare to McCall's relationship with his biological father as described in Chapter 30?

2. How does McCall proceed with the advice he got from Milton regarding his prison record during the Washington Post interview?

3. What happens with the divorce from Debbie in Chapter 41?

4. How does Debbie's mom respond to the African name chosen for their first son and why does McCall insist on the African name?

5. Why does McCall see his grandchild as a another cycle of life?

6. What does McCall say about drugs and the young black man in Chapter 40?

7. How does McCall's decision to do the right thing and not worry about what people think about him in Part II illustrate McCall's growth and maturity?

8. Why does McCall enjoy the small things in Chapter 24?

9. Later, in Chapter 34, McCall pressures Debbie to abort their second child but why is McCall glad the abortion did not happen?

10. How does McCall's reaction to the watermelon eating contest assignment reflect his racial sensitivity?

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