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 state is Andrew originally from?
(a) South Carolina
(b) Colorado
(c) North Carolina
(d) New York

2. Who advises Ruth to marry Hunter Jordan?
(a) Her father
(b) James
(c) Dennis
(d) Andrew's parents

3. What do people presume all white girls in Harlem are?
(a) Musicians
(b) Poor
(c) Prostitutes
(d) Transvestites

4. Which of the following of Ruth's children do not go to Suffolk with her?
(a) James
(b) Dennis
(c) Billy
(d) Judy

5. What is the name of the new man Aunt Mary hires in this chapter?
(a) Andrew McBride
(b) Harper Davis
(c) Jason Horace
(d) Junior Browne

6. Who does Ruth say she missed in this chapter?
(a) Andrew
(b) Peter
(c) Hunter
(d) James

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

8. What kind of job does Ruth find in this chapter?
(a) Manicurist
(b) Organ player
(c) Preacher
(d) Usher

9. What does Ruth decide she will never do again in this chapter?
(a) Drive
(b) Play the piano
(c) Preach
(d) Sing

10. Who was James named after?
(a) James Brown
(b) Jimmy White
(c) James Dean
(d) Andrew's Uncle Jim

11. What is James' girlfriend's job?
(a) Pool shark
(b) Cook
(c) Model
(d) Typist

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

13. Who was Halina hiding from in 1942?
(a) The Nazis
(b) Her parents
(c) The British
(d) The communists

14. Who tells Ruth's mother about her own mother's death?
(a) Aunt Mary
(b) Andrew
(c) Ruth's father
(d) Ruth

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Ruth's father spend his weekends?

2. What kind of weather is it on the day on the wedding?

3. What is the name of the man whose father took over the Shilski's store?

4. What kind of church is the Suffolk High School graduation ceremony held in?

5. What does James force his mother to do in this chapter?

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