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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 Ruth do at the end of the scene?
(a) Makes Travis's bed
(c) She faints
(d) Sings a hymn
2. What does Beneatha see Travis doing?
(a) Stealing from the grocer
(b) Getting beat up by bullies
(c) Playing with a b.b. gun
(d) Chasing a rat in the street
3. How long did Mama and Big Walter plan on living in their apartment when they moved in?
(a) One year
(b) Five years
(c) Ten years
(d) Two years
4. What does Travis bring in for Mama?
(a) The insurance check
(b) A warm winter coat
(c) A new gardening hat
(d) Kitchen cleanser
5. What does Mama tell Walter Lee about Ruth?
(a) That she's pregnant
(b) She works too hard
(c) That she's dying
(d) She needs his love
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Mama refuse to support Walter Lee's plan to open a liquor store?
2. What does Mama send Travis out to borrow?
3. How much money does Walter Lee need for his plans?
4. What was the former function of Ruth and Walter Lee's bedroom?
5. Who comes to visit Beneatha in this scene?
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