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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 26.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Maya say she is so advanced in school?
(a) She is very smart.
(b) Uncle Willie and boredom make her read more.
(c) Her grandmother sent her to private school.
(d) The schools are better in the South.
2. Who are the fighters that the blacks are listening to during a match broadcast on the radio?
(a) Ali and Fraiser
(b) Carmicheal and Veal
(c) Carnera and Louis
(d) Robinson and Louis
3. What happens to Joyce?
(a) She runs away with a doctor.
(b) She runs away with a soldier.
(c) She dies.
(d) She runs away with a railroad porter.
4. How are the cotton pickers in the first chapter paid?
(a) by a company store credit
(b) by the weight of cotton they pick
(c) by the hour
(d) with food
5. What does Momma give Maya for graduation?
(a) a business suit
(b) a new dress
(c) a used car
(d) a Mickey Mouse watch
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Uncle Willie do to punish mistakes in math that Maya makes?
2. How do Momma and Willie see Momma's confrontation with the dentist?
3. What kind of men are Maya's uncles?
4. What does Maya wish when she reads books about heroes?
5. Where do Bailey and Maya sit in church?
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