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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. What do the police discover as they go through the wreckage of the demolished building?
(a) The building exploded because of an earthquake.
(b) The fire started when a cook stove blew up.
(c) Two of the victims had been shot; it was a case of murder.
(d) A fireman had thrown a cigarette into a gas can.

2. What kind of music does Coalhouse play?
(a) Modern jazz.
(b) Classical.
(c) Minstrel show tunes.
(d) Ragtime.

3. How does the knowledge of Coalhouse Walker's activities eventually become known?
(a) A black lawyer gets information from one of Coalhouse's gang.
(b) One of the gang members drops out and goes to the police.
(c) Coalhouse writes everything down to be opened after his death.
(d) Younger Brother keeps a diary of every day with Coalhouse.

4. What happened to Ben Reitman in San Diego?
(a) He had been tarred and feathered.
(b) He had performed in shakespeare plays.
(c) He had won his first boxing match.
(d) He had been beaten and thrown in the ocean.

5. How had Father gotten his start in business?
(a) He discovered a buried treasure.
(b) His rich uncle left the business to him.
(c) He was apprenticed to an Italian fireworks maker.
(d) As an orphan, when he reached maturity he inherited a small amount of money.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Father propose to do for Coalhouse?

2. What happens when Red Jack Murray hits a high pop up ball?

3. Who is arrested after Coalhouse takes over the museum?

4. What are the ages of Coalhouse's followers?

5. Why is it a busy time of the year for Father's business?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is keeping Father busy that summer?

2. Why is Emma Goldman arrested after Coalhouse takes over the museum?

3. What suddenly worries Sarah after the Fire House incident?

4. How have the fortunes of Tateh and The girl changed?

5. What happens to Sarah at the rally?

6. How does Mother's and Father's relationship change in Atlantic City?

7. What brings Younger Brother back to life after his breakup with Evelyn?

8. What does Younger Brother do that the family is completely unaware of?

9. What becomes fashionable because of Morgan's obsession with Egyptology?

10. What is Younger Brother's first act as a revolutionary and outlaw?

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