Quicksand, Chapter One
1. In her lovely room at Naxos, Helga is
(a) Fulfilled in her job.
(b) Angry and wants to leave.
(c) Perfectly content and relaxed.
(d) Passionate about children.
2. Helga Crane loves
(a) Beauty and beautiful things.
(c) Classical music.
(d) Being black and educated.
3. James Vayle, to whom Helga is engaged,
(a) Has assimilated into the school's culture.
(b) Is a well-known gossip.
(c) Has dishonorable intentions.
(d) Is a rebel and a loner.
4. Helga feels the school's intention is to
(a) Teach the children arts and crafts.
(b) Preserve the Negro culture.
(c) Turn black children into white children.
(d) Pave the way for college students.
5. The sermon heard earlier affects Helga because
(a) She feels it was rude and inappropriate.
(b) It was about the persecution of blacks.
(c) It pressed ideas onto the students about God.
(d) It was not spontaneous.
6. Helga is angry at herself because
(a) She is too beautiful to be a teacher.
(b) Her students think she is too young.
(c) Her colleagues like their jobs.
(d) Her teaching has been ineffective.
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