I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 23.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How old is Maya when she goes to work for Mrs. Cullinan?
(a) twelve
(b) fourteen
(c) eight
(d) ten

2. How does Maya get out of working for Mrs. Cullinan?
(a) She steals her jewlery.
(b) She drops the good china.
(c) She leaves mud on the table.
(d) She breaks a window.

3. How does the black community treat the graduates of Lafayette Training School?
(a) like college graduates
(b) like laborers
(c) like royalty
(d) no different than anyone else

4. What is a black person risking to speak to a white person, according to Momma?
(a) his or her life
(b) being made fun of
(c) having to go to jail
(d) sounding stupid

5. What does Maya admire about Momma?
(a) her wealth
(b) her strength and power
(c) her beauty
(d) her intelligence

Short Answer Questions

1. What convinces Maya as she is leaving that Mrs. Cullinan now knows her name?

2. What is Maya's rank in her graduating class?

3. What happens to Mr. Freedman after court?

4. What do the black men do for the big summer gathering?

5. Why does Maya keep quiet about Mr. Freedman's rape of her?

(see the answer key)

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