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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where do Big Boy and his friends go?
(a) A swimming hole
(b) A drug store
(c) A car park
(d) A park
2. What is the name of the family the soldiers ask Mann to save?
(a) The Jamesons
(b) The Heartfields
(c) The Jacksons
(d) The Smiths
3. What does Big Boy fantasize about killing?
(a) A pack of blood hounds
(b) White women
(c) A lynch mob
(d) His family
4. Who does Mann kill in this section?
(a) Mr. Heartfield
(b) Mrs. Heartfield
5. Which of the following words to the boys make up?
Short Answer Questions
1. What city will Will take Big Boy and Bobo to in the morning?
2. Who tries to follow Lulu's body?
3. Where does Brinkley have to ferry people away from?
4. How does Big Boy kill the dog?
5. Who does Mann look for in this section?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the encounter Wright has with some white boys when he gets a flat tire.
2. Describe the fight between Big Boy and Bobo.
3. What happens to a black bellboy who has sex with a white prostitute?
4. What work do the black men do at the cement plant?
5. What does Mann think about when he raises his ax to kill the family?
6. What subjects can Wright not discuss with his white employees in Memphis?
7. Why do Wright's co-workers at the optical factory not like him?
8. Describe the confrontation between the boys and the couple in Chapter 5.
9. Why do Big Boy's friends not want to go to the swimming pool?
10. How do Big Boy's parent react when Big Boy tells them he has shot a white man?
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