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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 17.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Maya see living in St. Louis?
(a) as exciting
(b) as sad and lonely
(c) as calm and peaceful
(d) like being in a foreign country
2. Where do the children go when they leave Stamps?
(a) to a foster home
(b) to their mother's home
(c) to their aunt's home
(d) they never leave Stamps
3. Why does Maya want to go back to Stamps?
(a) she misses her grandmother.
(b) She hates the weather.
(c) She is frightened.
(d) She misses her friends.
4. How does Bailey feel about the neighbors questions?
(b) he enjoys the spotlight
5. What are two things that interest the neighbors?
(a) the military and war
(b) elevators and white people
(c) corn and tobacco
(d) farming and owning a store
Short Answer Questions
1. How are the cotton pickers in the first chapter paid?
2. What does Mrs. Cullinan call Maya?
3. Why do Maya and Bailey dislike the Reverend Thomas?
4. What does Grandma Baxter do?
5. What does Maya hear all night when Uncle Willie is hiding?
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