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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Cora Lee refer to as "the thing in the dark"?
(c) Bad memories
(d) Evil people
2. Who is the one who helps Ciel recover from her grief?
3. What object do the women pass around the table until someone throws it onto the street?
(a) A bloody brick
(b) An eviction notice
(c) A dirty hot dog
(d) A stale loaf of bread
4. How does Serena die?
(a) Drowning in the bathtub
(b) Injuries in a car accident
(c) Heart disease
(d) Putting a fork in an electrical outlet
5. Which of the following has not torn away the last generation of children from Brewster Place?
(a) No heat
(b) Community development
(c) Court orders
(d) Eviction notices
6. The music of which recording artist is the background for Etta's story?
(a) Billie Holiday
(b) Wynton Marsalis
(c) Miles Davis
(d) Etta James
7. What does Kiswana's mother leave behind when she goes?
(a) A box of cookies
(b) Some new clothes
(c) Some meals for the week
(d) A check for the phone deposit
8. Cora Lee's father declares that there will be no more baby dolls when Cora Lee turns ____________.
9. What is Lorraine afraid of if people find out she is a lesbian?
(a) Verbal harrassment
(b) Losing her apartment
(c) Alienating her parents
(d) Losing her teaching job
10. What is Mattie exasperated with Etta?
(a) She will not pay her part of the utilities
(b) She will not look for a job
(c) She has wrecked her car again
(d) She makes a date with the traveling minister
11. What act of comfort does Mattie provide for Ciel?
(a) A hot meal
(b) A warm bath
(c) A massage
(d) A cup of tea
12. What is the main motivation in Cora Lee's life?
(a) A husband
(c) A good job
(d) A better apartment
13. What does the character in #97 carry under her arms?
(b) Music albums
(c) A bunch of flowers
(d) A bundle of clothes
14. Which of the following is not a reaction when a dream dies?
15. Who helps to calm Lorraine down after the Brewster Place tenants' meeting?
(c) Cora Lee
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Kiswana's birth name?
2. How many children does Cora Lee have now in Brewster Place?
3. What physical characteristic does Ben's daughter have?
4. A line from a song in this chapter says, "______________ cries when a street dies."
5. For how long has it been raining continuously?
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