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. Why do Maya and Bailey dislike the Reverend Thomas?
(a) He pinches them on the cheek.
(b) He never remembers their names.
(c) He smells funny.
(d) He preaches too long.

2. How did Uncle Willie become handicapped?
(a) born with it
(b) beat up by a white gang
(c) hit by a car
(d) dropped as a baby

3. What does Mr. Freedman order Maya to do?
(a) take off her clothes
(b) walk his dog
(c) go to school
(d) read a book

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. As a young child who is Maya's favorite author?

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

3. What does Maya call the time she spends with Mrs. Flowers?

4. What does Maya find out about her parents when she receives Christmas presents from them?

5. How does Maya punish herself when she does not measure flour correctly?

(see the answer key)

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