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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which Boston friend continues to visit Malcolm in New York?
(a) Laura
(b) Shorty
(c) Ella
(d) Sophia

2. Who arranges for official custody of Malcolm at the end of this chapter?
(a) The Swerlings
(b) His grandparents
(c) His sister
(d) His mother

3. What is the name of the Jewish man for whom Malcolm works?
(a) Jacob
(b) Simon
(c) Hymie
(d) Franz

4. How is Malcolm's father killed?
(a) He is murdered
(b) He is hanged
(c) He has a heart attack
(d) He iss run over

5. What does Malcolm do with his hair in this chapter?
(a) He puts it into dreadlocks
(b) He shaves it off
(c) He perms it
(d) He straightens it

6. What does Malcolm start selling in this chapter?
(a) Heroin
(b) Marijuana
(c) Stolen clothes
(d) Cigarettes

7. What job does Shorty find for Malcolm?
(a) A shoeshine attendant
(b) A croupier
(c) A cleaner
(d) A dealer

8. What two drugs does Malcolm discover in Harlem?
(a) Pain killers and alcohol
(b) Meth and heroin
(c) Opium and marijuana
(d) Alcohol and marijuana

9. What does Malcolm learn how to detect in this chapter?
(a) Frauds
(b) Bad poker faces
(c) Undercover police officers
(d) Loose women

10. Which of the following characters is not a member of Malcolm's Boston gang?
(a) Shorty
(b) Sammy
(c) Sophia
(d) Rudy

11. What is the title of this first chapter?
(a) Hate
(b) Security
(c) Mother
(d) Nightmare

12. Why are Malcolm's friends impressed with his dating Sophia?
(a) She is the daughter of a Klan member
(b) She is a beautiful white woman
(c) She is a celebrity
(d) She has money

13. For how many years is Malcolm jailed?
(a) 16 years
(b) 8-10 years
(c) 20 years
(d) 10-15 years

14. What job did Rudy used to have?
(a) A basketball scorer
(b) A croupier
(c) A cleaner
(d) A waiter

15. Which area of New York does Malcolm discover during his train rides?
(a) Brooklyn
(b) Harlem
(c) Manhattan
(d) The Bronx

Short Answer Questions

1. Why do the prisoners call Malcolm Satan?

2. How far is the detention home from Lansing?

3. What do Malcolm and Hymie talk about?

4. What do Sophia and her sister pretend to be to get tours?

5. Which character in this chapter wants to kill Malcolm?

(see the answer keys)

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