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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. How are the cotton pickers in the first chapter paid?
(a) by the hour
(b) by the weight of cotton they pick
(c) with food
(d) by a company store credit
2. Where does Maya say a person's values and opinions are formed?
(a) on the job
(b) in school
(c) where the person grew up
(d) in church
3. Who is Reverend Howard Thomas?
(a) Uncle Willie's friend
(b) Momma's brother
(c) a presiding elder in the church
(d) the preacher on television
4. Why does Maya want to go back to Stamps?
(a) She misses her friends.
(b) She hates the weather.
(c) She is frightened.
(d) she misses her grandmother.
5. What does Maya think of her black skin?
(a) that it does not mean anything
(b) that it is beautiful
(c) that it is ugly
(d) that it is strange
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Maya admire about Bailey?
2. What does the young Maya think about white people?
3. What is a black person risking to speak to a white person, according to Momma?
4. How does Maya punish herself when she does not measure flour correctly?
5. Why have many black children never seen a white person in Stamps?
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