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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 2.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Bigger contemplate while standing on the rooftop?
(a) Trying to jump to the next building.
(b) Trying to look for a fire escape.
(c) Shooting himself.
(d) Jumping to his death.
2. Where does Bigger make his last stand?
(a) A roof top
(b) He climbs into an apartment window
(c) A fire escape
(d) He climbs a water tower
3. In book two, how do the reporters decide to frame their stories?
(a) That the negros want to be left alone and the communists forcing their beliefs on them.
(b) That negros are becomming more involved with communisim.
(c) That the communists and the negros are working together to get the ransom.
(d) That the communists have plotted the kidnapping and are blaming it on Bigger.
4. When Mrs. Dalton speaks to Bigger in the kitchen, what surprises him about her?
(a) In spite of her blindness she is knows exactly where he is.
(b) That she can look deep into his soul.
(c) In spite of her blindness she is very independent.
(d) That she can read his mind.
5. What happens when one of the men discovers bone and an earring in the ashes?
(a) He jumps out of a second story windown into the snow then runs to Bessie's apartment.
(b) He jumps out a window and hurts his knee, so he has to walk slowly to Bessie's apartment.
(c) Bigger slips away from the men then jumps out of a second story window into the snow.
(d) Bigger sneaks out of the basement door and runs to Bessie's apartment.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Bigger do after the body is finally disposed of?
2. What does Bigger say when Bessie asks if he murdered Mary Dalton?
3. In book two when Bigger finally falls asleep after hearing Peggy and Mrs. Dalton talking about Mary, what does he recall in his dream?
4. When Peggy gives Bigger dinner, what other job does she tell Bigger he must do?
5. What is the on-going plan Bigger and his friends discuss that morning?
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