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

2. What does Bailey do when someone insults Maya?
(a) ignores it
(b) takes revenge
(c) tells Momma
(d) joins in

3. How does Maya punish herself when she does not measure flour correctly?
(a) by not reading that night
(b) by not eating sweets
(c) by not going to the movies
(d) by cleaning the kitchen

4. Why do Maya and her brother go to live with their grandmother in Stamps?
(a) Their parents divorce.
(b) Their parents are killed.
(c) Their mother is sick.
(d) Their parents do not want them.

5. Why does Maya run away from the church in the Introduction?
(a) She wets herself.
(b) She hates the minister.
(c) She falls asleep in church.
(d) She is afraid of God.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Maya see living in St. Louis?

2. Who is Reverend Howard Thomas?

3. Where do Bailey and Maya sit in church?

4. What is a black person risking to speak to a white person, according to Momma?

5. What does Maya think of her black skin?

(see the answer key)

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