The Alchemy of Race and Rights Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Williams do with Peter Gabel in Part III, Chapter 8?
(a) Fly in a plane.
(b) Argue.
(c) Teach a course.
(d) Have lunch.

2. What does Williams say nothing was in the city?
(a) Available fo African-Americans.
(b) Free.
(c) Safe.
(d) Cheap.

3. Where was Williams briefly detained?
(a) South Carolina.
(b) California.
(c) New York.
(d) Alabama.

4. What did Williams see on a street corner after dancing that she considered was worth mentioning?
(a) A drunk policeman.
(b) A street sign.
(c) An old black woman.
(d) An old black man.

5. When did Williams relate what disturbed her to her sister?
(a) Halloween.
(b) Thanksgiving.
(c) Christmas.
(d) New Years.

6. What did Williams need help with in Part III, Chapter 9?
(a) Dealing with students.
(b) Dealing with racism.
(c) Grading her papers.
(d) Making a point to her students.

7. What does Williams argue African-Americans think will happen if they are killed by a white police officer?
(a) The officer would not suffer any consequences.
(b) They would be seen as a criminal.
(c) Their family would be vilified.
(d) Their family would receive a large settlement.

8. What does Williams wonder whether a white man would ever do at the start of Part IV, Chapter 10?
(a) Be fair to an African American.
(b) Pretend to be the reincarnation of a black man.
(c) Be president of the NCCA.
(d) Agree with her.

9. What type of patients were being housed in the hospital Williams' godmother died in?
(a) Cancer patients.
(b) Terminal patients.
(c) AIDS patients.
(d) Pregnant women.

10. How much money did Gabel lend a sub-lessor?
(a) $900.
(b) $3900.
(c) $2900.
(d) $1900.

11. Who does Williams say strongly supported Tawana Brawley?
(a) The black community.
(b) White police officers.
(c) Lawyers.
(d) The media.

12. What wasn't binding during slavery?
(a) Marriage between slaves.
(b) Criminal proceedings.
(c) Ownership contracts.
(d) Church laws.

13. What was the profession of the owner of Williams great-great-grandmother according to Part IV, Chapter 12?
(a) General.
(b) Merchant.
(c) Lawyer.
(d) Farmer.

14. What did Williams realize during her discussion with Gabel about trust?
(a) She would never loan money.
(b) She could not win the argument.
(c) Trust was good.
(d) Her race would prevent it from happening.

15. What did Williams think the attitude of those she asked for help betrayed?
(a) The seriousness of racism.
(b) Their lack of respect for her.
(c) Their lack of commitment to the faculty.
(d) Their sexism.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Williams and her colleague agree the market imposed in Part IV, Chapter 12?

2. How many times was the woman mentioned in Williams' story shot?

3. What does Williams say made African Americans visible?

4. What does Williams say contract law implies?

5. Who was the woman in Williams story shot by?

(see the answer keys)

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