The Sellout Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Prologue – Chapter 5.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The narrator describes the black Justice as looking at him with "that crazy, red-eyed penetrating look that back home we call" what (22)?
(a) "The royal stare."
(b) "The Crip-side stare."
(c) "The Roosevelt Avenue Stare."
(d) "The Willowbrook Avenue Stare."

2. How much money does the narrator say he spent on his suit in the Prologue?
(a) $95.
(b) $200.
(c) $430.
(d) $129.

3. What does the narrator lay out the three basic laws of in the opening of Chapter 3?
(a) Ghetto physics.
(b) Basketball.
(c) Racial interactions.
(d) Court appearances.

4. What is the case number for "Me v. the United States of America" (20)?
(a) 06-5612.
(b) 09-2606.
(c) 656-231.
(d) 25-1231.

5. How is "ABD" defined by the narrator's father in Chapter 1 (36-37)?
(a) "All Bewarned and Die."
(b) "All But Defeated."
(c) "American Board of Dentists."
(d) "All But Dead."

Short Answer Questions

1. Whose theory of cognitive development is cited in Chapter 1?

2. What is Hampton Fiske's 800 number?

3. What word used in the Prologue is an adjective describing a person who is optimistic regardless of the circumstances?

4. What was the hero of the one comic book that the narrator ever owned?

5. What single phrase comprises Chapter 2?

(see the answer key)

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