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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 is in the letter they are expecting?
(a) Lottery prize money
(b) A college application
(c) A new rental contract
(d) An insurance check
2. 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
3. Who makes the first entrance?
4. What does he mean by that term?
(a) That she straightens it to look Caucasian
(b) That she has cut it in too many layers
(c) That she dyes it with blonde streaks
(d) That she combs into a million braids
5. What is Beneatha's main worry about Ruth's news?
(a) She wonders what will happen when Ruth is gone
(b) She wonders whether Ruth can get a new job
(c) She wonders where the baby will live
(d) She wonders how to pay the medical bills
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Travis sleep?
2. What does Mama send Travis out to borrow?
3. What does Ruth think of Willie?
4. Who comes to visit Beneatha in this scene?
5. What term does he use to describe Beneatha's hair?
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