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Colson Whitehead
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of the station master's wife in "North Carolina"?
(a) Mary.
(b) Ethel.
(c) Christina.
(d) Sarah.

2. Approximately how old is the "negro girl" that is described in the notice that opens "North Carolina"?
(a) 21.
(b) 18.
(c) 15.
(d) 16.

3. What is the first room where Cora works at the museum in "South Carolina"?
(a) "The Falling and the Fleeing."
(b) "Life on the Slave Ship."
(c) "Typical Day on the Plantation."
(d) "Scenes from Darkest Africa."

4. How old was Arnold Ridgeway when he took up with the patrollers?
(a) 16.
(b) 15.
(c) 14.
(d) 18.

5. What saloon does Sam warn Caesar and Cora away from in "South Carolina"?
(a) Jonestown Cafe.
(b) Lander's Cafe.
(c) Red's Cafe.
(d) Rick's Cafe.

6. How long ago does the reward poster in the opening of "South Carolina" say the slave girl ran away?
(a) Nine months ago.
(b) Two months ago.
(c) One month ago.
(d) Six months ago.

7. At what museum does Cora begin working in "South Carolina"?
(a) The Museum of American History.
(b) The Museum of the Americas.
(c) The Museum of the South.
(d) The Museum of Natural Wonders.

8. For how much money was Ajarry first sold after arriving in America?
(a) $450.
(b) $239.
(c) $226.
(d) $125.

9. Why does the narrator say that the captain of the slave ship that brought Ajarry from her homeland staggered the culture and disposition of the slaves he peddled?
(a) Because they liked to hear the different languages.
(b) Because they might plot a mutiny if they shared a language.
(c) Because the buyers liked to choose from different tribes.
(d) Because different tribes had different specialties in terms of work.

10. Who is the cruel red-headed overseer at Randall plantation?
(a) Masters.
(b) Connelly.
(c) Will.
(d) Jackson.

11. What new identify has Caesar been given by the underground railroad station master in "South Carolina"?
(a) Terrance Randall.
(b) Benj P. Wells.
(c) Elijah Lander.
(d) Christian Markson.

12. Who is the boy that Cora received a beating for protecting from Terrance?
(a) Lovey.
(b) Sam.
(c) Caesar.
(d) Chester.

13. What is the third room where Cora works at the museum in "South Carolina"?
(a) "Life on the Slave Ship."
(b) "The Falling and the Fleeing."
(c) "Typical Day on the Plantation."
(d) "Scenes from Darkest Africa."

14. Who answers the door to find Caesar when he visits the Hob to talk to Cora in "Georgia"?
(a) Violet.
(b) Mary.
(c) Ethel.
(d) Mabel.

15. Who is the dormitory supervisor where Cora lives in "South Carolina"?
(a) Miss Lucy.
(b) Miss Ethel.
(c) Miss Sarah.
(d) Miss Mary.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where was Ajarry's first husband sold to a sugar plantation?

2. Who is the station master who has given Cora the identity of Bessie Carpenter?

3. Who has signed the reward poster that opens "South Carolina"?

4. How many children did Ajarry give birth to?

5. Who is the doctor that Cora sees when she first visits the new hospital in "South Carolina"?

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