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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 8 | Chapter 9.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Maya imagine herself when she is very young?
(a) as a blonde with blue eyes
(b) as a woman wearing furs and diamonds
(c) as a white man
(d) as a super black model

2. What does Maya admire about Bailey?
(a) He is much taller than she.
(b) He knows how to steal from the white people.
(c) He can finish all his chores and homework and still read more.
(d) He beats up anyone who gives him a hard time.

3. Why does Maya run away from the church in the Introduction?
(a) She hates the minister.
(b) She wets herself.
(c) She falls asleep in church.
(d) She is afraid of God.

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

5. Where does Maya say a person's values and opinions are formed?
(a) in church
(b) in school
(c) where the person grew up
(d) on the job

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What does Bailey do when someone insults Maya?

3. Where do the children go when they leave Stamps?

4. How did Uncle Willie become handicapped?

5. Why does Maya want to go back to Stamps?

(see the answer key)

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