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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Act 1, Scene 2.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Mama call the apartment?
(a) A cozy place
(b) Our little home
(c) A rat trap
(d) A fire hazard
2. What does Travis do on his way out?
(a) Steps on as many cockroaches as he can
(b) Grabs his hat and jacket from a hook
(c) Smacks Beneatha on the her bottom
(d) Tosses a basketball to his father
3. What does Beneatha say she's going out to do?
(a) To get herself a good job
(b) To buy herself some books
(c) To get a ticket to Nigeria
(d) To become a Queen of the Nile
4. Where is the action of this play set?
(a) In a boarding house in New York City
(b) In an apartment in a small town in Illinois
(c) In a small apartment in Chicago's Southside
(d) In a quiet house in a Chicago suburb
5. What does Ruth announce to Mama and Beneatha?
(a) That she's been fired
(b) That she's pregnant
(c) That she got a new job
(d) That she's feeling ill
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Beneatha expect to get her tuition from?
2. What does Mama send Travis out to borrow?
3. What does Ruth do at the end of the scene?
4. Who comes to visit Beneatha in this scene?
5. Which character starts the play on stage?
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