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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 19.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What kind of men are Maya's uncles?
(a) educated and rich
(b) mean and violent
(c) slow learners
(d) soft spoken and courteous
2. What does Bailey do when someone insults Maya?
(a) joins in
(b) takes revenge
(c) tells Momma
(d) ignores it
3. When Louis goes down temporarily how does it feel to the blacks?
(a) like their dreams were dead
(b) like another whipping or lynching
(c) like slavery just got reenacted
(d) like segregation is never going to end
4. Who wins the fight between the black boxer and the white?
(a) the white
(b) the black
(c) it was a draw
(d) they didn't finish the fight
5. What does Maya admire about Bailey?
(a) He knows how to steal from the white people.
(b) He can finish all his chores and homework and still read more.
(c) He is much taller than she.
(d) He beats up anyone who gives him a hard time.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where, according to the author, can childhood questions be answered?
2. What does Maya wish when she reads books about heroes?
3. What makes Maya proud to be black for the first time?
4. How does Maya feel once she is back in Stamps?
5. What day of the week is exciting and different to Maya?
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