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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Beneatha's visitor treat Mama?
(a) He is speechless
(b) He tells her jokes
(c) He ignores her
(d) With great respect

2. What is Beneatha's current ambition in life?
(a) To leave Chicago
(b) To become a doctor
(c) To marry a rich man
(d) To go on the stage

3. What does Travis bring in for Mama?
(a) The insurance check
(b) A warm winter coat
(c) Kitchen cleanser
(d) A new gardening hat

4. She puts on a phonograph record of:
(a) American folksongs
(b) African drumming
(c) Madam Butterfly
(d) Nigerian folk music

5. What is in the letter they are expecting?
(a) A new rental contract
(b) A college application
(c) An insurance check
(d) Lottery prize money

6. Who is acting as head of the Younger family?
(a) Mama
(b) Ruth
(c) Travis
(d) Walter Lee

7. What term does he use to describe Beneatha's hair?
(a) Mutilated
(b) American
(c) Disfigured
(d) Stylish

8. Mama tells Travis that she has:
(a) Bought USA bonds
(b) Bought a house
(c) Bought vacation tickets
(d) Bought a business

9. What does Mama call the apartment?
(a) A rat trap
(b) A fire hazard
(c) A cozy place
(d) Our little home

10. Where is the house that Mama bought?
(a) Parkside Square
(b) Park Street Lane
(c) Clybourne Park
(d) Clayton Manor

11. Walter Lee is bitter and disappointed. Why?
(a) He wants to buy a new limousine
(b) He sees his own dreams shattered
(c) He wants to move to New York
(d) He wants to stay in the apartment

12. Ruth is joyful. She shouts goodbye to:
(a) Nosey neighbors
(b) Walls and roaches
(c) Dirty laundry
(d) Ironing boards

13. What does Mama ask Travis?
(a) If he found his missing socks
(b) If he finished his chores
(c) Whether or not he's taken a bath
(d) If he has done his homework yet

14. What does Ruth call Beneatha's hair style?
(a) Nappy
(b) Stylish
(c) Natural
(d) Boyish

15. George doesn't care for:
(a) Beer
(b) Coffee
(c) Soda Pop
(d) Whiskey

Short Answer Questions

1. How much money does Walter Lee need for his plans?

2. About how old is Walter Lee Younger?

3. What is Beneatha's task?

4. What does Mama warn Walter Lee about?

5. Walter Lee and George argue about:

(see the answer keys)

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