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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. Why does Maya run away from the church in the Introduction?
(a) She is afraid of God.
(b) She falls asleep in church.
(c) She wets herself.
(d) She hates the minister.
2. What does the young Maya think about white people?
(a) They are dumb.
(b) They cannot be human.
(c) They are ungodly.
(d) They smell funny.
3. What happens to Mr. Freedman after court?
(a) Maya's uncles kill him.
(b) He rapes her again.
(c) He runs away.
(d) He goes to jail for 20 years.
4. Who is Reverend Howard Thomas?
(a) Momma's brother
(b) the preacher on television
(c) a presiding elder in the church
(d) Uncle Willie's friend
5. What does Maya wish when she reads books about heroes?
(a) that she would be rescued
(b) that she was a princess
(c) that she was a boy
(d) that a hero would kill Mr. Freedman
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Bailey do when someone insults Maya?
2. What does Maya think of her black skin?
3. Why do Maya and Momma hide Uncle Willie?
4. Where does Maya say a person's values and opinions are formed?
5. What does Uncle Willie do to punish mistakes in math that Maya makes?
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