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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 was the term "creole" originally used for?
(a) To refer to native-born Louisianians.
(b) To refer to former slaves.
(c) To refer to early Christian settlers in the colonies.
(d) To refer to blacks in the Deep South.
2. Where does Mary Agnes make weekly trips, according to Jane in “Robert and Mary”?
(a) Baton Rouge.
(b) Little Rock.
(d) New Orleans.
3. What word from the narrative refers to a piece of furniture with drawers on one side and hanging space on the other?
4. What is the name of Tee Bob's godfather?
(a) Albert Cluveau.
(b) Clamp Brown.
(c) Jules Raynard.
(d) Jimmy Caya.
5. Samson declares with the onset of the Civil Rights Movement that anyone who wants the join the movement can do what?
(a) Do so as they please.
(b) Find a home elsewhere.
(c) Demonstrate freely at home.
(d) Help him rally.
Short Answer Questions
1. In “The Travels of Miss Jane Pittman,” Jane has a vision of herself burdened with what?
2. What is destroyed in the flood described in “Of Men and Rivers”?
3. What word from the narrative refers to a derogatory name for Spaniards, Italians, or Portuguese?
4. What word from the narrative means to give someone a name that reflects a notable quality?
5. Whom does Tee Bob fall for in “A Flower in Winter”?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Jane remark about leaders in the beginning of Book 4: The Quarters?
2. What leads Miss Lily to leave the Samson Plantation?
3. What information is revealed as the marchers await Jimmy's arrival in Book 4: The Quarters?
4. How is the relationship between Timmy and Tee Bob described in "Two Brothers of the South"?
5. How does the thematic concept of "the One" apply to the novel as a whole?
6. What leads Tee Bob to punch his friend Jimmy Caya in "Confession"?
7. In what endeavor does Jimmy solicit Jane's help in Book 4: The Quarters?
8. What theme is illustrated through Tee Bob's death in the novel?
9. How is the character of Hardy described in the novel?
10. Who concludes the true blame for Tee Bob's death in the end of "The Samson House"? Who is to blame?
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