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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Sweet Jones saves Blood from getting "bested" by which prostitute?
(a) Black Dora.
(b) Red Ginger.
(c) Blue Shirl.
(d) Red Cora.

2. At what age does Bobby graduate high school?
(a) 18.
(b) 15.
(c) 19.
(d) 13.

3. Who is young Bobby's first sexual encounter?.
(a) The waitress at the hotel where Mama works.
(b) His babysitter, Maude.
(c) Steve.
(d) One of Mama's hairstyling customers.

4. Why did Bobby and his family (biological mother and father) leave Chicago?
(a) Because his mother caught his father cheating with another woman.
(b) Because his mother was in trouble with her boss.
(c) Because his mother caught his father stealing from their workplace.
(d) Because his father was in trouble with the police.

5. Who says (s)he "sees Justice has her eyes blindfolded to hide the dollar bill signs that are there in the place of eyeballs"?
(a) Macking Youngblood.
(b) Pepper.
(c) Mama.
(d) Weeping Shorty.

6. Who gives Bobby the IQ test confirming his genius level IQ?
(a) Mama.
(b) His parole officer.
(c) Pepper.
(d) The warden.

7. After her first time time talking with Blood, what does Runt agree to do for him?
(a) Act as his lookout.
(b) Answer his mail.
(c) Be his prostitute.
(d) Send messages to his Mama.

8. Where are young Bobby and his Mama living when Henry Upshaw comes into their lives?
(a) Rockford.
(b) Chicago.
(c) Tennessee.
(d) Indianapolis.

9. After Blood runs away from her, Melody is in a position to do what Pepper once did to Blood, hence his fear. What is it?
(a) She will pretend to get pregnant.
(b) She can falsely accuse him of theft.
(c) She will work for another pimp.
(d) She can tell on him to his other prositututes.

10. When Bobby gets out of Reformatory, where is Mama working?
(a) Indianapolis hair salon.
(b) Chicago hotel.
(c) Minneapolis hotel.
(d) Minneapolis beauty shop.

11. According to the psychiatrists, why did Bobby choose to become a pimp?
(a) Henry Upshaw's treatment of his mother.
(b) Watching Steve work.
(c) Head trauma from when his father threw him against the wall.
(d) His subconscious hatred of his mother.

12. Getting started on his first "real" night of pimping with Runt, Blood muses on how he is going to be successful in a white man's world. What does he think will accomplish this?
(a) Respect of his fellow pimps.
(b) Control of women.
(c) Bribing the police.
(d) Enough money.

13. What new bar does Blood go to in Chapter 7?
(a) High Street.
(b) Fun House.
(c) French Kiss.
(d) Carnival.

14. What is a "Cop and Blow" scheme?
(a) A method for paying the police off.
(b) A trick to get prostitutes to work harder.
(c) A way to get dirty cops to provide drugs.
(d) A trick to get new prostitutes.

15. What does Blood buy Preston as a form of payment?
(a) A prostitute.
(b) A new pair of shoes.
(c) Alcohol.
(d) A new watch.

Short Answer Questions

1. What special gifts does Blood have that make the pimping game easy for him?

2. What does Blood do first upon waking up in Chapter 7?

3. Who teaches Blood the sexual tricks he will continue to use later in his pimping career?

4. Where has Runt recently come from when she first meets Blood?

5. Where does Blood meet Runt?

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