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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. What does Uncle Willie do to punish mistakes in math that Maya makes?
(a) sprays her with cold water
(b) touches her fingers to the stove
(c) slaps her on the head
(d) does not give her dinner
2. What does the young Maya think about white people?
(a) They cannot be human.
(b) They are ungodly.
(c) They smell funny.
(d) They are dumb.
3. What does Bailey do when someone insults Maya?
(a) ignores it
(b) takes revenge
(c) joins in
(d) tells Momma
4. What does Maya hear all night when Uncle Willie is hiding?
(a) the minister preaching
(b) people running and yelling outside
(c) blacks singing
(d) his whimpering
5. What does Maya find out about her parents when she receives Christmas presents from them?
(a) that they live in Florida
(b) that they are alive
(c) that they dislike their children
(d) that they are rich
Short Answer Questions
1. Why do Maya and Bailey dislike the Reverend Thomas?
2. How many times has Momma been married?
3. Why does Maya run away from the church in the Introduction?
4. Where, according to the author, can childhood questions be answered?
5. What is a black person risking to speak to a white person, according to Momma?
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