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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What comment does little Billy make?
(a) He wishes he was white.
(b) He knows the Colonel is his grandpa.
(c) He wants to move in with Bert.
(d) He wants to see his Uncle Bert.

2. How is Bert also riling up the white townspeople?
(a) By telling them that black people are better than white people.
(b) By driving recklessly and acting as "good as a white [man]."
(c) That he is rich.
(d) By sounding more educated than the white men.

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

4. Of what does Bert then inform Cora?
(a) He wants to be an overseer.
(b) He is going to go back to work in the fields.
(c) He wants to stay and help her.
(d) He is no longer going to work in the fields.

5. What do Cora and Bert begin to do, after he tells her this news?
(a) They begin to understand one another.
(b) They begin to argue again.
(c) They hug.
(d) They begin to cry.

6. On what subject do Bert, Cora and William stay?
(a) William's son.
(b) Bert's schooling.
(c) Bert's perceived arrogance.
(d) Sallie's leaving.

7. What does Sallie want to become?
(a) A teacher.
(b) A business woman.
(c) A housewife.
(d) A maid.

8. What are these men doing as they visit?
(a) Laughing.
(b) Singing.
(c) Drinking.
(d) Smoking.

9. What is true about the relationship between the Colonel and Bert, up until this accident?
(a) Bert and the Colonel were best friends.
(b) Bert and the Colonel were never close.
(c) Bert and the Colonel despised each other.
(d) Bert had been the Colonel's favorite.

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

11. Why does he try to do this, regarding his position?
(a) He made a mistake.
(b) He is still a black man, even though he is Norwood's son.
(c) He is half-white and Norwood's son.
(d) He tries to ignore his behavior.

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

13. What does Sallie try to do for Bert?
(a) Get him to move back north.
(b) Get him a hotel room.
(c) Help him move.
(d) Plead his case.

14. What does Sam slyly inform the Colonel about Bert?
(a) He has seen Bert using the front door.
(b) Bert has not yet arrived home.
(c) Bert already took Sallie's luggage out the front door.
(d) Bert is moving back north.

15. What tale does Bert tell Cora and William?
(a) The same tale of the radio tubes that Higgins told the Colonel earlier.
(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) A similar tale to what Higgins had told the Colonel.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Why does Sallie come in?

3. When and where does the play begin?

4. What does this guest relate to the Colonel?

5. Who is the first-born son of Cora and the Colonel?

(see the answer keys)

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