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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through A Question of Identity.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who was the legal guardian and road manager of the Melodeers during their journey to Atlanta?
(a) Clarence Warde.
(b) Branson Price.
(c) Henry Wallace.
(d) Adam Jones.
2. What did Baldwin claim that the soldiers who studied in Paris had in common with the rest of the soliders that fought in the war?
(a) They both spoke French.
(b) They both studied French culture.
(c) They both wore uniforms.
(d) They both were Black.
3. In the chapter, A Question of Identity, how does Baldwin learn about his struggle for identity in the world?
(a) By observing others and examining his own growth.
(b) By observing the lifestyle of the French African.
(c) By speaking with Parisians.
(d) By studying at a Parisian University.
4. Why is the cleanliness of the Carmen Jones movie set necessary for white audiences?
(a) The cleanliness makes white audiences view the black actors as equals.
(b) The cleanliness makes white audiences more comfortable with the role of the lead male Negro.
(c) The cleanliness makes white audiences want to watch more Negro movies.
(d) The cleanliness makes white audiences more comfortable with seeing Negroes in familiar situations.
5. According to Baldwin, what discovery brings an end to the alienation of the American student in Paris?
(a) Discovering America from the vantage point of the French African.
(b) Discovering European culture.
(c) Discovering American culture.
(d) Discovering America from the vantage point of Europe.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Baldwin, what was the legend of Paris?
2. Who played the lead male role in the film Carmen Jones?
3. What issue is the American constantly confronted with in Paris?
4. How was the 1955 production of Carmen Jones different than previous productions?
5. Who was the representative of the Progressive Party in Atlanta?
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