Native Son Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 1.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is different about Bigger and his friend's plan this time?
(a) They will use a gun and the person is white.
(b) They will wear the jersey of a vival gang.
(c) They will use a car to getaway.
(d) They will do it in daylight instead of night.

2. When Mrs. Dalton speaks to Bigger in the kitchen, what surprises him about her?
(a) In spite of her blindness she is very independent.
(b) That she can read his mind.
(c) In spite of her blindness she is knows exactly where he is.
(d) That she can look deep into his soul.

3. What is the job Mr. Dalton is hiring Bigger to do?
(a) chauffeur
(b) window washer
(c) handy-man
(d) butler

4. What terrorizes the family in the opening of the novel?
(a) A gunman
(b) A rabid cat
(c) A rat
(d) Their landlord

5. Why is Bigger afraid of being caught in Mary's bedroom?
(a) He doesn't want to lose his job
(b) He already has a girlfriend who is jealous
(c) He isn't afraid of anything
(d) He is black and she is white

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the owner of the pool hall?

2. Where does Bigger say white people live?

3. The story is set in what decade?

4. What happens when Bigger puts Mary's body in the trunk?

5. What does Bigger do after he puts Mary to bed?

(see the answer key)

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