1. To whom is the letter addressed in the first section?
(a) The author's nephew.
(b) The the author's grandchildren.
(c) To all black men.
(d) The author's father.
2. Of what nationality is the book's author?
(a) Native American.
(b) Japanese American.
(c) Italian American.
(d) African American.
3. What other religion does the author draw a parallel with Christianity?
4. Whom does the author describe as his addiction during the novel?
(d) Jesus Christ.
5. There is a visible parallel between Elijah Muhammad and _______.
(a) Baldwin's father.
(b) Jesus Christ.
(d) Balwin's nephew.
6. __________ is believed to lead Americans to a better, more accepting society.
7. The author tells his nephew that white Americans keep him from discovering __________.
(b) His individual self.
(c) His background.
8. Both pimps on the street and nuns of a Christian congregation ask this question.
(a) What do you give?
(b) Whose boy are you?
(c) What is important to you?
(d) How can I help you?
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