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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. Travis wants to be:
(a) A bus driver
(b) A traffic cop
(c) A fireman
(d) A baseball player
2. What, according to Mama, happened to Walter Lee in this scene?
(a) He learned an important lesson
(b) He came into his manhood
(c) He lost his head in a crisis
(d) He saved the family from disaster
3. What did people say about Mama when she was a child?
(a) That she never paid attention
(b) That she aimed too high in life
(c) That she was old for her age
(d) That she was selfish and spoiled
4. Where did Walter Lee put the money?
(a) In a mattress
(b) Into the bank
(c) In a checking account
(d) In a deal with Willie
5. Mr. Lindner thinks people should:
(a) Read the newspaper
(b) Talk things over
(c) Write things down
(d) Make telephone calls
Short Answer Questions
1. How much will the monthly payments be for the new house?
2. What was Mama's maiden name?
3. According to Joseph Asagai, what is exceptional in his village?
4. Mrs. Johnson's personality can be described as:
5. George thinks a person should read books in order to:
Short Essay Questions
1. Walter Lee asks Mr. Lindner to get out, but Mr. Lindner leaves something behind. What?
2. Ruth tells Beneatha she went out with Walter Lee the night before. Why is that special?
3. Instead of going to his job for several days, Walter Lee spent the time driving away from the city. Why did he do this and where did he go?
4. Ruth wants to take a hot bath at the new house. Explain why that is a luxury for her.
5. How does Walter Lee find out that Mama's money is gone?
6. A new character, Mr. Karl Lindner, appears at the door. How is he greeted by the adult Youngers?
7. What does Beneatha want to do at the end of the play?
8. Describe Walter Lee's body language as he approaches Karl Lindner to accept the man's offer.
9. In this scene, Walter Lee's mood has changed for the better from his depression earlier. How does he express his happier feelings?
10. Before this scene we hadn't realized the scope of Walter Lee's dreams. What are they?
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