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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 is Maya's mother by profession?
(a) a nurse
(b) a teacher
(c) a minister
(d) a librarian
2. Where does Maya say a person's values and opinions are formed?
(a) in school
(b) where the person grew up
(c) in church
(d) on the job
3. How does Maya imagine herself when she is very young?
(a) as a woman wearing furs and diamonds
(b) as a blonde with blue eyes
(c) as a white man
(d) as a super black model
4. How does Maya punish herself when she does not measure flour correctly?
(a) by cleaning the kitchen
(b) by not going to the movies
(c) by not reading that night
(d) by not eating sweets
5. What does Grandma Baxter do?
(a) She is a singer.
(b) She is a school teacher.
(c) She is a precinct captain.
(d) She is a dancer.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is a black person risking to speak to a white person, according to Momma?
2. What kind of men are Maya's uncles?
3. What does Maya wish when she reads books about heroes?
4. What does the young Maya think about white people?
5. How does segregation affect the attitude of blacks towards whites?
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