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Joseph A. Walker
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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. What does John place on the kitchen counter?
(a) Cedar jewelry box.
(b) Carton of cigarettes.
(c) A bag of groceries.
(d) The change from his pocket.

2. How much money does John ask to borrow from Dudley?
(a) $190.
(b) $500.
(c) $100.
(d) $1,000.

3. What does Grandma Wilhemina put in her coffee?
(a) Irish cream liqueur.
(b) Whisky.
(c) Rum.
(d) Hazelnut syrup.

4. What does John count?
(a) The contents of his wallet.
(b) The days until Christmas.
(c) The bottles of beer left in the refrigerator.
(d) The days until payday.

5. How many years has Ann's father been in prison?
(a) 13.
(b) 9.
(c) 29.
(d) 5.

Short Answer Questions

1. What falls out of John's pocket?

2. What does Dudley remind John that is Jeff's true achievement?

3. What does the author imply is lacking in black communities?

4. What does John hide behind the refrigerator?

5. Who is John's son who is returning home?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does the author reveal the nature of the relationship between John and Dudley?

2. What insights has John had while being away for a week?

3. How do John and Dudley differ in their opinions of the military?

4. What inanimate element does the author use almost like another character throughout the play?

5. What are the police demands when they surround the house?

6. Who is Dr. Dudley Stanton and how is he introduced into the play?

7. What warning does Mattie give Ann about Chips?

8. Why have Skeeter and Al come to the house to see Jeff?

9. How does Grandma inadvertently upset Mattie when they are talking about John?

10. What does Mattie consider to be a big problem in her family?

(see the answer keys)

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