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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Pimps earn wages by psychological manipulation, but do NOT do what?
(a) Beat their prostitutes.
(b) Keep track of their own money.
(c) Physical labor.
(d) Interact with their own prostitutes.

2. What information does Glass Top give Blood in their first meeting?
(a) Information about Sweet Jones.
(b) Information about the local pimping scene.
(c) Information about the local police.
(d) Information about Pretty Preston

3. Who does Blood meet for the first time, his first night at the Roost?
(a) Runt's ex-husband.
(b) Poison.
(c) Sweet Jones.
(d) The owner of the Roost.

4. What was Pretty Preston's career before Sweet Jones double-crossed him?
(a) Pimp.
(b) Drug Dealer.
(c) Night Club owner.
(d) Police Officer.

5. Pepper turns the tables on the con Blood attempts and accuses him of what?
(a) Drug dealing.
(b) Theft.
(c) Rape.
(d) Trespassing.

6. What is different about his meeting with Runt after her night's work in Chapter 7?
(a) She has worked well and earned enough money.
(b) She has dyed her hair.
(c) She came home on time.
(d) She is not drunk.

7. After the beating with the wire, Runt leaves and still has not returned by what time?
(a) Ten p.m.
(b) Seven p.m.
(c) Seven a.m.
(d) Three a.m.

8. After Pepper gets Blood sent to jail on false charges, Blood takes advantage of a different kind of education. What does Blood learn in jail?
(a) How to con a rich man.
(b) Getting started as a successful drug dealer.
(c) What he could have done at University.
(d) All the tips and tricks of a successful pimp.

9. Who is Chris's husband?
(a) Lance.
(b) Carl.
(c) Freddie.
(d) Leroy.

10. 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) Enough money.
(b) Bribing the police.
(c) Respect of his fellow pimps.
(d) Control of women.

11. After Bobby's father leaves and Mama must make ends meet, how much does a hairstyle from Mama cost?
(a) One dollar.
(b) One nickel.
(c) Twenty cents.
(d) Fifty cents.

12. How does Blood feel about Chris leaving when her husband takes her away?
(a) He is crushed.
(b) He is confident she will come back.
(c) He is indifferent.
(d) He regrets her leaving.

13. How long does Bobby spend in Reformatory?
(a) 6 months.
(b) 18 months.
(c) 10 months.
(d) 24 months.

14. Why can't Blood gets what he needs at the beginning of Chapter 10?
(a) Runt is already out working.
(b) Sweet Jones isn't taking visitors.
(c) The neighbors are being too loud.
(d) Glass Top is out of town.

15. Instead of attending University and graduating with prestige, Blood has done what with his educational choices?
(a) Enrolled in a pimping class via jail.
(b) Skipped too many classes.
(c) Learned how to score drugs.
(d) Enrolled in wife-beating 101.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Runt doesn't return after the wire beating, what does Blood realize about his relationship with Runt?

2. What does Bobby's biological father want to do with him as a baby?

3. Why did Bobby and his family (biological mother and father) leave Chicago?

4. Memories of whom begin to haunt Blood as he physically abuses Runt for the first time?

5. What does Runt complain about to Blood when he returns from Sweet Jones' house and discovers she hasn't left to start working?

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