The Color of Water Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Ruth remember her mother waving over her head?
(a) A chicken
(b) A newspaper
(c) A flag
(d) A sheep

2. Who does James take his mother to see in this chapter?
(a) Sam
(b) Aubrey
(c) Her father
(d) Frances

3. What do Ruth and Andrew call their first child?
(a) Koby
(b) James
(c) Jason
(d) Dennis

4. Where does Ruth travel to at the end of this chapter?
(a) Harlem
(b) Suffolk
(c) Poland
(d) Louisville

5. What is the name of the man whose father took over the Shilski's store?
(a) Aubrey Rubenstain
(b) Jack Goldburg
(c) Simon Cornfield
(d) Alan Harper

6. What does James teach his mother in this chapter?
(a) How to drive
(b) How to roll a joint
(c) How to sing
(d) How to play the piano

7. Where does James stay the night in this chapter?
(a) Aubrey's house
(b) In the park
(c) At a bar
(d) A motel

8. What does Ruth say about Suffolk?
(a) It is ruined
(b) Nothing has changed
(c) It is full of bad memories
(d) It is still beautiful

9. Where does David work?
(a) The Wilmington News Journal
(b) The stock exchange
(c) The New York Post
(d) Chase Bank

10. What religion is Halina Wind?
(a) Hindu
(b) Muslim
(c) Jewish
(d) Christian

11. Where does Ruth find a job in this chapter?
(a) A gym
(b) A diner
(c) A bank
(d) A restaurant

12. Who does James go out for a walk with at the end of the book?
(a) David
(b) Ruth
(c) Halina
(d) David's wife

13. Who needs to dissolve Ruth's parent's marriage?
(a) A rabbi
(b) A priest
(c) A lawyer
(d) Their parents

14. What is the name of the newspaper James works at?
(a) The Boston Globe
(b) The New York Times
(c) The Los Angeles Times
(d) The Boston Chronicle

15. What kind of church is the Suffolk High School graduation ceremony held in?
(a) A Protestant church
(b) A Methodist church
(c) A Baptist church
(d) A Catholic church

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Ruth not want to be buried in New York?

2. What does Rocky send Ruth?

3. Who does Ruth meet outside the church?

4. Whose records did James obtain form the U.S. army?

5. What was the the name of the song Ruth's mother sang to the birds?

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