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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Cora tell Bert about where he lives?
(a) He should move back up north.
(b) He is Norwood's son.
(c) He needs to help out at home.
(d) He needs to understand that he is no longer living up North.

2. How does Bert feel about his actions?
(a) Proud.
(b) Nervous.
(c) Embarrassed.
(d) Sad.

3. What is the real outrage about Bert's behavior?
(a) He did not pay for the damages.
(b) He had not asked permission of the Colonel.
(c) He did not apologize.
(d) He dared to argue with a white woman.

4. Who does Cora first blame for the comment Billy makes, then realizes blame lies with Bert?
(a) Sallie.
(b) Norwood.
(c) William.
(d) Sam.

5. He knows he is neither black nor white, and he looks just like who?
(a) His grandmother.
(b) Cora.
(c) All other white men.
(d) Norwood.

6. What does Bert refuse to do when he hears the Colonel coming?
(a) Run away out the back door.
(b) Go to his room.
(c) Stand his ground.
(d) Talk to the Colonel.

7. What tale does Bert tell Cora and William?
(a) A similar tale to what Higgins had told the Colonel.
(b) A different tale from what Higgins had told the Colonel.
(c) The same tale of the radio tubes that Higgins told the Colonel, and he is very sorry.
(d) The same tale of the radio tubes that Higgins told the Colonel earlier.

8. For what does Sallie want to thank Norwood?
(a) For allowing her to go to school to be a teacher.
(b) For letting her stay in his home.
(c) Her spending money.
(d) His kind treatment of her and the other "colored children."

9. With what does the Colonel start to follow Bert?
(a) A letter.
(b) A bat.
(c) A pistol.
(d) A knife.

10. What is Bert telling everyone?
(a) His last name is Norwood.
(b) He is not black.
(c) He is not Norwood's son.
(d) His mother is not Cora.

11. What do Cora and William worry about Bert's place in society?
(a) He will never know his place.
(b) He has no place.
(c) He cannot find his place.
(d) He knows his place.

12. When and where does the play begin?
(a) On a fall morning in 1830s Georgia.
(b) On a fall afternoon in 1930s Georgia.
(c) On a spring morning in 1830s Virginia.
(d) On a spring afternoon in 1930 Virginia.

13. Why has this guest come?
(a) To warn the Colonel of the growing resentment of the white community towards Bert.
(b) To tell the Colonel that Sallie is going to school to be a teacher.
(c) To visit with the Colonel.
(d) To plead Bert's case.

14. What does Cora tell Bert the Colonel wants to do to him?
(a) Speak.
(b) Throw him out.
(c) Beat.
(d) Yell.

15. On what does little Billy begin playing?
(a) A washboard.
(b) The furniture.
(c) A fiddle.
(d) The floor.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Bert once accidentally do when he is a young boy?

2. What does Sam slyly inform the Colonel about Bert?

3. What does Sallie want to become?

4. What does Bert try to do regarding his position?

5. How has Bert experienced more equal treatment in the big cities?

(see the answer keys)

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