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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. Where do the children go when they leave Stamps?
(a) to a foster home
(b) to their aunt's home
(c) to their mother's home
(d) they never leave Stamps
2. How do Maya and Bailey feel when they get Christmas presents from their parents?
3. How are the cotton pickers in the first chapter paid?
(a) by the hour
(b) with food
(c) by the weight of cotton they pick
(d) by a company store credit
4. What does Maya hear all night when Uncle Willie is hiding?
(a) people running and yelling outside
(b) his whimpering
(c) the minister preaching
(d) blacks singing
5. Why does Maya say she is so advanced in school?
(a) The schools are better in the South.
(b) She is very smart.
(c) Uncle Willie and boredom make her read more.
(d) Her grandmother sent her to private school.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Maya do with her panties after Mr. Freedman attacks her?
2. How does Maya punish herself when she does not measure flour correctly?
3. What is Maya's mother by profession?
4. Why do Maya and Momma hide Uncle Willie?
5. How many times has Momma been married?
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