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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Berniece and her uncle live in which city?
2. Which character states that the law of the white man is meaningless, and he has created a new set of laws?
(a) Wining Boy.
(b) Boy Willie.
3. Which of the following was NOT an element in Avery's significant dream?
4. How does Boy Willie react to the story of Boy Charles' death?
(a) He is amused.
(b) He is enraged.
(c) He is stunned.
(d) He is apathetic.
5. What problem continually plagues Boy Willie and Lyman as they attempt to sell their fruit?
(a) Their fruit keeps rotting.
(b) The two men keep bickering.
(c) Their money keeps getting stolen.
(d) Their truck keeps breaking down.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who tells Boy Willie the story of the way that Boy Charles was killed?
2. What does Boy Willie tell Wining Boy that he wants to purchase?
3. What was Wining Boy's profession?
4. Where does Sutter find and kill Boy Charles?
5. When Wining Boy returns home from the city, how much money does he say he received?
Short Essay Questions
1. What were the effects of the lumber theft that the men in the play were involved in?
2. Whose ghost does Berniece think that she sees, and what does it tell her?
3. Why does Berniece send Maretha to the store on the day that Boy Willie intends to remove the piano?
4. When Boy Willie and Lymon realize that they cannot move the piano, how do they respond?
5. How does Berniece respond when she happens upon Boy Willie and Grace?
6. Why has Avery shown up at the Charles home?
7. Why does Avery believe that Berniece should start a choir in her home?
8. What confrontation do Boy Willie and Berniece get into as Boy Willie watches Berniece comb Maretha's hair?
9. What does Boy Willie claim is the history of the railroad known as the Yellow Dog line?
10. What is revealed about Wining Boy's life as a musician while married?
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