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

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

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

4. What does Uncle Willie do to punish mistakes in math that Maya makes?
(a) touches her fingers to the stove
(b) sprays her with cold water
(c) does not give her dinner
(d) slaps her on the head

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What makes Maya proud to be black for the first time?

3. How did Uncle Willie become handicapped?

4. Who is Reverend Howard Thomas?

5. What does Maya think of Mrs. Flowers?

(see the answer key)

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