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. Which of the following is Ruth's real name?
(a) Rachel Deborah Shilsky
(b) Ruth Deborah Shilsky
(c) Ruth McBride Jordan
(d) Jordan Freda McBride

2. Who talks Ruth out of seeing Rocky again?
(a) Her grandmother
(b) Her father
(c) Aunt Mary
(d) Andrew

3. Why does Ruth not go to Irene's funeral?
(a) She is done with funerals
(b) She is banned from the service
(c) She does not like Irene's family
(d) It is not in a Jewish church

4. What draws Ruth to Harlem?
(a) Prostitution
(b) Drugs
(c) Food
(d) Music

5. What university does Ruth attend?
(a) Chicago University
(b) Temple University
(c) New York University
(d) Princeton

6. What part of New York is Ruth's mother's hospital?
(a) Brooklyn
(b) The Bronx
(c) Queens
(d) Manhattan

7. Who taught James to drive?
(a) Ruth
(b) His grandfather
(c) Daddy
(d) His friends

8. Which of Ruth's friends dies in this chapter?
(a) Lauren
(b) Doris
(c) Frances
(d) Irene

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

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

11. Where is Hunter buried?
(a) Virginia
(b) Kentucky
(c) Mississippi
(d) Colorado

12. Who is the first person Ruth tells about her new job?
(a) Her mother
(b) Aunt Mary
(c) Her grandmother
(d) Andrew

13. What kind of weather is it on the day on the wedding?
(a) Rain
(b) Cloudy
(c) Sun
(d) Snow

14. What is James' role at David's wedding?
(a) Best man
(b) Usher
(c) Reverend
(d) Page boy

15. Who does Ruth phone in this chapter?
(a) Her mother
(b) James
(c) Aunt Mary
(d) Andrew

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Ruth move to after Delaware?

2. What does Ruth receive a degree in?

3. Who does Ruth stay with when she goes back to New York?

4. What state is Andrew originally from?

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

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