The Sellout Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does the narrator translate "Cogito, ergo Boogieum" to English in Chapter 14 (183)?
(a) "I think, therere I dance."
(b) "I think, therefore I run."
(c) "I think, therefore I jam."
(d) "I think, therefore I am."

2. What did Hominy call the opposite of white flight in Chapter 12 (170)?
(a) "White magnetism."
(b) "Forced integration."
(c) "The Ku Klux influx."
(d) "Reverse gentrification."

3. What character wrote the book Mick, Please: The Black Irish Journey from Ghetto to Gaelic?
(a) Jean Piaget.
(b) Foy Cheshire.
(c) Jon McJones.
(d) King Cuz.

4. What does the narrator say the best apples taste like in Chapter 18?
(a) Watermelons.
(b) Peaches.
(c) Oranges.
(d) Candy.

5. Who directed the film The Ten Commandments?
(a) Susan Silverman.
(b) Fellini.
(c) Cecil B. DeMille.
(d) Rob Reiner.

6. What is the name of Marpessa's younger brother?
(a) Erich Maria Remarque.
(b) Carl Williams.
(c) Curtis Baxter.
(d) Stevie Dawson.

7. What is the area of Harlem paired with by City Match?
(a) Paris.
(b) Juarez.
(c) Berlin.
(d) Florence.

8. The narrator asserts in Chapter 18 that "the university apple orchards in Geneva, New York, are to the black market apple trade what Medellin, Columbia, is to" what (212)?
(a) "Peyote."
(b) "Cocaine."
(c) "Marijuana."
(d) "Heroin."

9. What is the name of the fake school that the narrator has "erected" in Dickens?
(a) The Wheaton Academy.
(b) The Wilson Academy.
(c) The Roosevelt Academy.
(d) The Carlton Academy.

10. What movie does the narrator describe starring Charlie Chaplin and Paulette Goddard in Chapter 14?
(a) The Great Dictator.
(b) Modern Times.
(c) The Kid.
(d) Green Lantern.

11. What does the narrator say is the "beauty of minstrelsy" in Chapter 15 (188)?
(a) Its irony.
(b) Its timelessness.
(c) Its overt racism.
(d) Its satire.

12. What was the latest of Foy Cheshire's novel adaptations that he passed around at the Dum Dum Donut Intellectuals meeting in Chapter 19?
(a) The Dopeman Cometh.
(b) The Cat and the Cancer.
(c) The Adventures of Tom Soarer.
(d) The Mob Gang.

13. To whom did the narrator give his last two satsuma mandarins in Chapter 15?
(a) King Cuz.
(b) Marpessa.
(c) Charisma.
(d) Sheila Clark.

14. The narrator describes his "usual postcoital position" as "rolled up into a ball like" what, in Chapter 17 (202)?
(a) "A snake ready to strike."
(b) "A catatonic mole unearthed."
(c) "A mouse in a church kitchen."
(d) "A frightened teenage armadillo."

15. Where is Kinshasa located?
(a) The Democratic Republic of the Congo.
(b) The Pacific Coast Mountain Range.
(c) Haiti.
(d) The Appalachian Mountains.

Short Answer Questions

1. By what name does the narrator say he calls his marijuana in Chapter 11?

2. The narrator asserts in Chapter 17 that "In the history of American black people, there have been only two with the complete inability to tell a joke" (205). Who, aside from the narrator's father is unable to tell a joke?

3. Where was Oscar Zocalo lab partners with the narrator?

4. What word from Chapter 18 refers to a tomblike monument to someone buried elsewhere?

5. When did the Northridge quake occur that collapsed the roof of the school auditorium where the narrator demonstrated castrating a calf?

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