An American Marriage Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

Jones, Tayari
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 125 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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An American Marriage Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

Jones, Tayari
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. On what date did Roy and Celestial have their first date?
(a) March 5.
(b) July 7.
(c) November 17.
(d) September 12.

2. Roy says in Part One: "Bridge Music" that "home isn't where you land; home is where you" what (4)?
(a) "Stay."
(b) "Launch."
(c) "Begin."
(d) "Live."

3. Where is Celestial from?
(a) New Orleans.
(b) Atlanta.
(c) Memphis.
(d) Chattanooga.

4. What is Andre's father's name?
(a) Michael.
(b) James.
(c) Carlos.
(d) Juan.

5. What does Andre say is something that he and "any of us" never doubted in Part Two: "Prepare a Table for Me" (96)?
(a) Roy's ambition.
(b) Roy's innocence.
(c) Celestial's love for Roy.
(d) Roy's love for Celestial.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of Celestial's father?

2. What is Uncle Banks's first name?

3. What dessert had Celestial promised to bring to Thanksgiving dinner for her father?

4. What does Andre refer to as being "a hell of a drug" in Part Two: "Prepare a Table for Me" (99)?

5. When Olive met Roy's biological father, about how old was he?

Short Essay Questions

1. How would you characterize the early letters between Roy and Celestial in Part One: "Bridge Music"?

2. What is revealed to the reader through the epistolary form in Part One: "Bridge Music"?

3. Why does Roy write to Mr. Banks in Part One: "Bridge Music"? What does Mr. Banks reply?

4. What does Roy write to inform Celestial five years after he has been incarcerated?

5. How is Olive's illness and death described?

6. What does Celestial and Roy's unborn child represent symbolically?

7. What did Roy reveal to Celestial at the Piney Woods? How did she respond?

8. How does Roy describe Walter when he first becomes his cell mate?

9. How does Andre justify his relationship with Celestial in his first monologue in Part Two: "Prepare a Table for Me"?

10. Describe Celestial's "Dear John" letter. When does she send it?

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