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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How much money does the narrator say he has in his possession after their night at the “Club” in Chapter 8?
2. The narrator states in Chapter 10, “It is the spirit of the South to defend everything belonging to it. The North is too” what “for such a spirit”?
(a) “Cosmopolitan and tolerant.”
(b) “Proper and religious.”
(c) “Rich and enlightened.”
(d) “Civilized and educated.”
3. What food does the narrator describe as having the power of absorbing alcoholic liquors that have been taken into the stomach in Chapter 7?
4. The narrator claims in Chapter 10, “I have no doubt that the Negro would make a good Chinaman, with exception of” what?
(a) “The pigtail.”
(b) “The eyes.”
(c) “The mouth.”
(d) “The ears.”
5. During his stay in Paris, the narrator usually goes to the theater and ends up at the big café located where in Chapter 9?
(a) The Grand Boulevards.
(b) The Grand Opera.
(c) The Hotel Continental.
(d) The Champs Elysees.
6. The narrator claims in Chapter 8 that his section of New York is limited to how many blocks?
7. How long do the narrator and the millionaire stay in Paris in Chapter 9?
(a) 27-28 weeks.
(b) 14-15 months.
(c) 2-3 days.
(d) 6-7 days.
8. Who is described as was “fierce, eloquent and profane in his argument and, in a lower sense, there was a direct logic in what he said, which was convincing” in Chapter 10?
(a) The Union soldier.
(b) The Jew.
(d) The Texan.
9. What word from Chapter 7 means a frequent visitor to a place?
10. In what city does a man editing a credited black newspaper give the narrator a great deal of time and conversation in Chapter 10?
(a) New York City.
11. What character in the book is killed at the end of Chapter 8?
(a) The Widow.
(b) The Texan.
(c) The Jew.
(d) The Millionaire.
12. According to the author in Chapter 10, “Southerners are very much like” who “in that they must talk”?
13. The “white-mustached, well dressed man” that the narrator encounters on the train in Chapter 10 fought in what war?
(a) The War of 1812.
(b) The Revolutionary War.
(c) World War I.
(d) The Civil War.
14. What does the Texan take out and drink during the racial discussion in the train car in Chapter 10?
15. While at the opera in Chapter 9, the narrator realizes that the beautiful young woman sitting next to him is whom?
(a) His neighbor.
(b) His siter.
(c) His coworker.
(d) His cousin.
Short Answer Questions
1. The Union soldier says in Chapter 10, “After all, racial supremacy is merely a matter of” what?
2. Where is the “tall, rawboned, red-faced man” from that the narrator encounters on the train in Chapter 10?
3. Where do the narrator and the millionaire walk and sit in chairs along the sidewalk in Chapter 9?
4. Whose diplomacy does the narrator say is to be admired when the discussion of race comes up in the smoking train car in Chapter 10?
5. The narrator compares New York City to a great _________ at the gate of the country in Chapter 6?
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