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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 15.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Maya decide to do after Mr. Freedman is stopped?
(a) run away
(b) become a prostitute
(c) never speak to anyone again
(d) go to college

2. What do the blacks in Stamps think of Mrs. Flowers?
(a) She is a loose woman.
(b) She is too white.
(c) She is an Uncle Tom.
(d) She is the nobility.

3. As a young child who is Maya's favorite author?
(a) Baldwin
(b) Shakespeare
(c) Stewart
(d) Hemmingway

4. How does Maya punish herself when she does not measure flour correctly?
(a) by cleaning the kitchen
(b) by not reading that night
(c) by not going to the movies
(d) by not eating sweets

5. What does Maya hear all night when Uncle Willie is hiding?
(a) blacks singing
(b) his whimpering
(c) people running and yelling outside
(d) the minister preaching

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What is a black person risking to speak to a white person, according to Momma?

3. What happens to Maya and Bailey after the incident with Mr. Freedman?

4. Why do Maya and Bailey dislike the Reverend Thomas?

5. What does Maya do with her panties after Mr. Freedman attacks her?

(see the answer key)

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