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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 3.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is wrong with Mary when Bigger takes her home?
(a) She doesn't want to go home.
(b) She wants to go right to Detroit.
(c) She is very sick.
(d) She is too drunk to walk.
2. What does Bigger finally do after wandering the streets looking for food and shelter?
(a) He steals a loaf of bread then finds an empty apartment to break into.
(b) He buys a loaf of bread then finds an empty apartment to break into.
(c) He hides with a group of homeless people living near the river.
(d) He steals a loaf of bread then hides in an alley to eat it.
3. What did Bigger's mother say to him after she awakens the morning after the killing?
(a) She wanted to know what he wanted for breakfast.
(b) She wanted to know why he came in after 4 in the morning.
(c) She told him Bessie came to see him the night before.
(d) She wanted to know why he was there if he was supposed to live at the Dalton's house.
4. What did Bigger realize after the Judge adjourned the court for one hour?
(a) That he'd finally get a break.
(b) That he could take a nap.
(c) That he was lost.
(d) That the trial was almost over.
5. The South Side Real Estate Company is what to Bigger?
(a) The company Bigger dreams of one day owning.
(b) The company where Bigger hopes to one day work.
(c) The South Side Real Estate Company is nothing to Bigger.
(d) The company to whom he pays rent for his family's rat-infested room.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are Bigger's plans for the kidnapping farce?
2. Who answers the door when Bigger finally knocks on the door of the Dalton house?
3. Who does Max tell Bigger he will talk to in order to try to change things?
4. When Bigger when arrives at the Dalton home for his interview, what question plagues him as he stands outside the house?
5. What does Bigger think when Mr. Dalton brags about giving ping pong tables to the South Side Boy's Club?
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