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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The Halloween trip gives the kids what impression of South Carolina?
(a) You can knock on any door and get candy.
(b) Mrs. Brown is a witch.
(c) Ghosts and goblins run free.
(d) Everyone loves black children.

2. Beaufort friends warn Pat Conroy against befriending who?
(a) Lou and Ted.
(b) Frank and Mary.
(c) Zeke Skimberry.
(d) Mrs. Brown.

3. What color is home protection in voodoo?
(a) Black.
(b) White.
(c) Blue.
(d) Green.

4. Where is Zeke Skimberry from?
(a) London.
(b) Madrid.
(c) California.
(d) Texas.

5. Zeke is concerned about the what in Yamacraw?
(a) Disease.
(b) Prejudice.
(c) Hurricanes.
(d) Lack of the arts.

6. Who protests the showing of films to students?
(a) Cindy Lou.
(b) Jimmy Sue.
(c) Mrs. Brown.
(d) Ethel Lee.

7. What pet name does Mrs. Brown give kids in her class?
(a) Chickens.
(b) Kittens.
(c) Roosters.
(d) Babies.

8. In what usual way does Prophet address Pat Conroy?
(a) Mr. Stephens.
(b) Ma'am.
(c) Your highness.
(d) Sire.

9. Who suggested Pat Conroy change the direction of his teaching career?
(a) George Garbade.
(b) Jason Keener.
(c) Bernie Schein.
(d) Mike Jones.

10. What ends Pat Conroy's desire to swim at Yamacraw?
(a) Sharks.
(b) Sloth.
(c) Ridicule.
(d) Pollution.

11. Who is a "poetess of profanity?"
(a) Ida.
(b) Lou.
(c) Miss Glover.
(d) Mrs. Brown.

12. Why is Pat Conroy nice to Ted and Lou, in spite of their racism?
(a) He is frightened of them.
(b) He likes Lou.
(c) He is secretly racist.
(d) He needs their help.

13. After Halloween, Mrs. Brown shames the class over what?
(a) Their lack of intelligence.
(b) Dressing up.
(c) Who wet the wrestling mat.
(d) Stealing candy.

14. The students thought the word Conroy was what?
(a) Voodoo.
(b) Biblical.
(c) Funny.
(d) French.

15. Who is the island witch doctor?
(a) Mr. Bennington.
(b) Miss Glover.
(c) Lou Stone.
(d) Mrs. Brown.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who gets injured during the Halloween festivities?

2. What is Pat Conroy's philosophy at the end of Chapter 6?

3. What type of insect tortures Pat Conroy on Yamacraw?

4. Pat Conroy hangs a poster of which classical artist on the classroom wall?

5. How did the Halloween trip help Pat Conroy's standing on the island?

(see the answer keys)

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