The Nickel Boys Quiz

Colson Whitehead
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


For Christmas, Elwood receives a record of speeches by whom? (from Prologue – Chapter 3)


What decade is it when Elwood is sent to Nickel? (from Chapters 4 – 7)


After being discharged from nickel, how did Chickie Pete attempt to manage the lingering emotional trauma? (from Chapters 11 – 13)


What was the name of the Nickel student who tried to escape in 1952? (from Chapters 11 – 13)


In which city did Elwood grow up? (from Prologue – Chapter 3)

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