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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In what sport was Joe Lewis renowned?
(a) Football.
(b) Baseball.
(c) Basketball.
(d) Boxing.

2. Where does Jimmy claim to have been arrested in protests with Martin Luther King, Jr. in Book 4: The Quarters (Part 2)?
(a) In Texas and Oklahoma.
(b) In Washington, D.C. and New York.
(c) In Alabama and Mississippi.
(d) In Arkansas and Missouri.

3. What is the name of Samson's wife?
(a) Mary Hodges.
(b) Judy Major.
(c) Mary Agnes.
(d) Amma Dean.

4. What does Samson suggest to the marchers in Book 4: The Quarters (Part 2)?
(a) That they flee to Ohio.
(b) That they follow him to the courthouse.
(c) That they give up the protest.
(d) That they join the military.

5. For what is a black girl arrested in Jimmy's plan in Book 4: The Quarters (Part 2)?
(a) Going into an all-white store.
(b) Drinking from a white water fountain.
(c) Sitting in the front of a bus.
(d) Going to a white school.

6. Who is sent to bring Tee Bob from hiding in the house in "The Samson House"?
(a) Timmy.
(b) Robert.
(c) Tom Joe.
(d) Jimmy Caya.

7. What is the name of Tee Bob's godfather?
(a) Clamp Brown.
(b) Albert Cluveau.
(c) Jules Raynard.
(d) Jimmy Caya.

8. When was Martin Luther King, Jr. assassinated?
(a) 1968.
(b) 1972.
(c) 1945.
(d) 1963.

9. Book 4: The Quarters (Part 1) opens with Jane's observation that people are always expecting what?
(a) To be wanted.
(b) To be free.
(c) To be led.
(d) To be forgiven.

10. When did the African-American Civil Rights Movement begin?
(a) 1919.
(b) 1954.
(c) 1965.
(d) 1962.

11. Which of Samson's sons was born of a black woman on the plantation in “Two Brothers of the South”?
(a) Timmy.
(b) Ned.
(c) Tom Joe.
(d) Tee Bob.

12. When was Huey P. Long assassinated?
(a) 1944.
(b) 1919.
(c) 1935.
(d) 1942.

13. In “The Travels of Miss Jane Pittman,” Jane has a vision of herself burdened with what?
(a) A gold watch.
(b) A map.
(c) A hefty sack.
(d) A crate of oranges.

14. What word is used to mean "godfather" in the narrative?
(a) Chez.
(b) Gumpa.
(c) Parrain.
(d) Macher.

15. When was Jackie Robinson born?
(a) 1899.
(b) 1919.
(c) 1845.
(d) 1925.

Short Answer Questions

1. What word from the narrative refers to an ethnic group mainly living in the U.S. state of Louisiana, consisting of the descendants of Acadian exiles?

2. Where was Martin Luther King, Jr. born?

3. Who arrives to lead the crowd on their march in the end of Book 4: The Quarters (Part 2)?

4. How many years after Tee Bob's suicide does Jane leave the Samson Plantation?

5. What term is used in the narrative to describe a person who is one-eighth black?

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