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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How do the women in the street treat Jones?
(a) They holler at him to get himself together.
(b) They don't pay any attention to him.
(c) They smile at his presence.
(d) They wave and ask him to walk them home.
2. What does Lutie read in the newspaper on the train one evening on her way home from work?
(a) Countless grocery coupons.
(b) An obituary for her father.
(c) A job ad for train singers.
(d) News of the Chandlers' bankruptcy.
3. How does Lutie respond to Junto's stipulations about the money?
(a) She yells at Boots to get Junto out of the apartment.
(b) She storms out of the apartment.
(c) She begins to cry hysterically.
(d) She accepts his offer.
4. How does Jones interact with the men on the street?
(a) He ignores them and they do the same.
(b) He talks with them about manual labor.
(c) He fights with them.
(d) He tries to converse with them, but eventually they walk away from him.
5. How does Boots reconcile his decision to let Junto have his way with Lutie?
(a) He doesn't think Lutie is worth losing his lifestyle over.
(b) He is afraid of Junto.
(c) He is not really attracted to Lutie.
(d) He thinks Junto deserves some happiness.
6. Which statement best describes Boots' feelings about white people?
(a) He loves them.
(b) He admires their business sense.
(c) He is indifferent to white people.
(d) He hates them passionately.
7. How does Min explain the vial of scarlet liquid to Jones?
(a) She says that she's never seen it before.
(b) She says that it's a supplement from the root doctor.
(c) She says that it is nail polish remover.
(d) She says that it is heart medicine.
8. How do the rooms in Jones' house feel without Min?
9. What does Miss Rinner associate the school's smell with?
(a) Her late uncle.
(b) Her favorite pastime.
(c) The smell of colored people.
(d) Her past.
10. Why is Lutie infuriated by Mrs. Hedges' mention of the nice white gentleman, Mr. Junto?
(a) Lutie knows that Junto is the reason her singing career did not work out.
(b) Lutie hates when Mrs. Hedges tries to make small talk with her.
(c) Lutie knows that Junto and Mrs. Hedges are plotting against her.
(d) Lutie is disgusted by Mrs. Hedges' line of business.
11. How does Miss Rinner feel about her students and their families?
(a) She's disgusted and scared of them.
(b) She's fond of them.
(c) She can easily identify with them.
(d) She's supportive of their struggles.
12. How does Bub react to Jones' proposal for making some extra money?
(a) He says he has to ask his mother before committing to anything.
(b) He's uncomfortable with it and says he's not interested.
(c) He promises to sleep on it and get back to Jones the next day.
(d) He's happy to help and agrees to begin immediately.
13. How have Min's views on paying rent changed since the beginning of the book?
(a) Min used to think that paying rent was so important, now she knows that having room to breathe is far more important.
(b) Min used to think paying rent was a waste of time, now she sees why it's necessary.
(c) Min used to think that paying rent was a man's job, now she sees that it's a woman's job.
(d) Min used to think that paying rent was too difficult, now she believes she can do it.
14. Who does Lutie decide to ask for $200.00?
(c) Mrs. Hedges.
15. What does Mr. Crosse tell Lutie after hearing her sing?
(a) He tells Lutie he can get her a job making 75.00 a week.
(b) He tells Lutie she is the most beautiful woman he's ever seen.
(c) He tells Lutie she doesn't have much talent.
(d) He tells Lutie he'll give her free lessons.
Short Answer Questions
1. How do Boots and Junto view Lutie?
2. Who bloodies Bub's nose?
3. According to Min, how does last winter's sky compare to this winter's sky?
4. What does Jones decide when he sees Lutie's look of triumph as she enters the apartment building after singing at The Casino?
5. How does Jones behave with Min after seeing the postman?
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