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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12 | Chapter 13.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the young Maya think about white people?
(a) They cannot be human.
(b) They are dumb.
(c) They are ungodly.
(d) They smell funny.

2. What does Maya do with her panties after Mr. Freedman attacks her?
(a) hides them
(b) show them to her mother
(c) throws them away
(d) burns them

3. Why do the cotton pickers complain at the end of the day?
(a) They think the scales are weighted.
(b) They need more jobs.
(c) They are always cut.
(d) They work too hard.

4. How does Maya see living in St. Louis?
(a) as sad and lonely
(b) as calm and peaceful
(c) like being in a foreign country
(d) as exciting

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How do Maya and Bailey feel when they get Christmas presents from their parents?

2. How does segregation affect the attitude of blacks towards whites?

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

4. Who is Reverend Howard Thomas?

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

(see the answer key)

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