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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Act 2, Scene 2.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Deacon Lindsay respond to Sister Taylor's and Sister Thomas' actions in Act 1, Scene 2?
(a) He is offended and turns to leave.
(b) He laughs because he thinks they are behaving like children.
(c) He gets angry and wants to know why they aren't speaking.
(d) He extends his hand and asks for a reconciliation.
2. What does Deacon Simms say he will use as his legal reference during the trial?
(a) He says he will use the Bible, from beginning to end.
(b) He says he will use the law books that he borrowed from the library.
(c) He says he will use the evidence and let that speak for itself.
(d) He says he will use his own legal knowledge and experience.
3. What does Sister Thomas repeatedly say she needs to do before the trial?
(a) Change her clothes.
(b) Hang her laundry.
(c) Put the collard greens on to cook.
(d) Finish washing her dishes.
4. Why do some women challenge Joe Clarke's involvement in Jim Weston's trial?
(a) Many women believe that he should not be the judge because the incident occurred on his property.
(b) The Methodist women criticize him for holding the trial in a Baptist church.
(c) The Baptist women criticize him because he is a Methodist.
(d) All of the women believe that he should bring in a judge from out of town.
5. How do the Baptists respond to Jim Weston entering the church?
(a) The whisper about him as he walks up the aisle.
(b) They cheer him and shout words of encouragement.
(c) In unison, they all turn their backs on him.
(d) They taunt him with chicken and rooster calls.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Dave Carter strike back at Jim Weston?
2. Why does Jim Weston begin to play music?
3. Why does Sister Taylor doubt that the girl's mother will influence the girl?
4. What evidence does Sister Taylor provide to prove that her husband is good to her?
5. What instrument does Jim Weston play?
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