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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the attorney advise Mattie regarding Basil's bail?
(a) Negotiate the amount
(b) Don't pay it
(c) Make Basil pay it
(d) Pay it immediately

2. Where does Mattie find comfort in her life?
(a) Food
(b) Music
(c) Church
(d) Motherhood

3. What fact does Mattie refuse to accept?
(a) Basil murdered a woman
(b) Basil has returned to Butch
(c) Basil insulted the judge
(d) Basil has skipped bail

4. Basil tells Mattie that he would make a good ____________.
(a) pimp
(b) writer
(c) electrician
(d) teacher

5. What season is it when Mattie Michael moves into Brewster Place?
(a) Fall
(b) Spring
(c) Winter
(d) Summer

6. Who replaced the Mediterraneans when they moved out of Brewster Place?
(a) Hispanic families
(b) Irish families
(c) "Afric" children
(d) Asian families

7. What will Mattie not tell her father about her unborn child?
(a) The sex of the child
(b) The name of the father
(c) Names she has picked out
(d) The due date

8. What bites Basil's cheek one night?
(a) A rat
(b) A mosquito
(c) A child
(d) A dog

9. Who is the author of this book?
(a) Harper Lee
(b) Halle Berry
(c) Oprah Winfrey
(d) Gloria Naylor

10. Why is Mattie angry at Miss Eva?
(a) For charging her too much rent
(b) For reading her mail
(c) For making her feel ashamed of loving her son so much
(d) For disciplining Basil

11. What is the demographic of the area where Brewster Place is located?
(a) All Hispanic
(b) All black
(c) Segregated, multi-racial
(d) All white

12. What has Miss Eva still not told Mattie after five years?
(a) What her real name is
(b) What the rent is
(c) How many children she has
(d) Why she murdered her second husband

13. What does Mattie discover when she returns from work?
(a) Basil has supper ready
(b) Basil is gone
(c) Basil has cleaned the house
(d) Basil is asleep

14. What kind of company employs Mattie?
(a) Pharmace
(b) Auto manufacturing
(c) Bookbindery
(d) Food processing

15. Where does Mattie's friend move for some excitement in her life?
(a) Charlotte
(b) Las Vegas
(c) Los Angeles
(d) Harlem

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Mattie tell her father about the father of her unborn child?

2. Who is the only boy Mattie's father approves of spending time with Mattie?

3. What is another literary element that the author uses throughout the book?

4. How old is Basil as the chapter ends?

5. Where does Basil spend the next two weeks?

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