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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. How has Bert experienced more equal treatment in the big cities?
(a) He has run away out of town.
(b) He has gone to school out of town.
(c) He has traveled on business out of town.
(d) He has vacationed out of town.
2. For what does Sallie want to thank Norwood?
(a) Her spending money.
(b) For allowing her to go to school to be a teacher.
(c) His kind treatment of her and the other "colored children."
(d) For letting her stay in his home.
3. 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.
4. He knows he is neither black nor white, and he looks just like who?
(b) His grandmother.
(d) All other white men.
5. What does Cora tell Bert about where he lives?
(a) He should move back up north.
(b) He needs to help out at home.
(c) He is Norwood's son.
(d) He needs to understand that he is no longer living up North.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who arrives as Sallie departs?
2. Why does Sallie come in?
3. On what subject do Bert, Cora and William stay?
4. Who is Colonel Thomas Norwood?
5. Where do Sally and Bert go when he pulls up outside?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does this scene open?
2. How does this guest send the Colonel over the edge, regarding Bert?
3. What is Sam doing at the beginning of the scene?
4. What happens as Talbot enters?
5. What does the Undertaker ask Sam?
6. What happens as Act I closes?
7. How does Bert try to justify his position?
8. How does the Colonel respond to Sam's question? What does Sam say about Bert? What stops the Colonel from fully processing what Sam has said to him?
9. What does Cora do after William leaves?
10. Who enters? What connection do they make? What do they begin to organize?
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