The River Niger Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many years had John attended college?
(a) 5.
(b) 2.
(c) 4.
(d) 1.

2. Why does Dudley think it best if John is aware of Mattie's condition?
(a) So he can prepare.
(b) So he can get insurance.
(c) So he can take her to the hospital.
(d) So he will be nicer to her.

3. What does John feels about Jeff's discharge?
(a) It was predictable.
(b) It is a disgrace.
(c) It is reversible.
(d) It is unfortunate.

4. What element becomes almost human as it appears in the play?
(a) Fighting.
(b) Music.
(c) Street noise.
(d) Light.

5. Why does Mattie especially love John?
(a) He brings her flowers.
(b) He buys her jewelry for Christmas.
(c) He writes poetry for her.
(d) He sacrificed to take care of her family.

6. What is John's mood as he leaves the house?
(a) Angry.
(b) Defeated.
(c) Happy.
(d) Hopeful.

7. What happens after a violent confrontation between Jeff and Mo?
(a) Jeff kicks everyone out of the house.
(b) Jeff shoots Mo.
(c) Mo stabs Jeff.
(d) Mo shoots Ann.

8. What does John ask Jeff to do when he sees him?
(a) Hug him.
(b) Watch a baseball game on TV.
(c) Put on his uniform.
(d) Go have a beer with him.

9. What would Jeff rather do than re-join the gang?
(a) Nothing.
(b) Go to med school.
(c) Anything.
(d) Go to law school.

10. What is Grandma's reaction toward Ann?
(a) Rude.
(b) Elated.
(c) Unhappy.
(d) Reserved.

11. What does Jeff do when Chips antagonizes Ann?
(a) Nothing.
(b) Renounces their friendship.
(c) Kicks him out of the house.
(d) Threatens to kill him.

12. What time of day is it when Act 2 begins?
(a) Morning.
(b) Sunset.
(c) Noon.
(d) Midnight.

13. Why is Grandma not happy about Ann's presence in their lives?
(a) Ann is too uppity.
(b) Ann is a white girl.
(c) No one is good enough for her grandson.
(d) Jeff should marry someone from the neighborhood.

14. What does Gail ask Jeff to do?
(a) Speak to Mo as a friend.
(b) Take her out.
(c) Hide her gun.
(d) Get her some college course information.

15. What did John and Mattie do when Mattie's sisters came to New York?
(a) Found them an apartment.
(b) Sent them back home.
(c) Got them married off.
(d) Took care of them.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why was John forced to drop out of school?

2. Who does Mattie not want to know about her condition?

3. What does Mattie say is her only reward?

4. What room is John working in at the beginning of Act 2?

5. Why was Jeff discharged from the Air Force?

(see the answer keys)

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