The Human Stain Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 105 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

The Human Stain Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Coleman suffer quite often when he was young because of his name and to what it could refer?
(a) Racism.
(b) Paternalism.
(c) Mistaken identity.
(d) Bullying.

2. What did Coleman Silk call the two students who never seemed to be in class when he called roll?
(a) Bastards.
(b) Rebels.
(c) Spooks.
(d) Ghosts.

3. Where does Coleman Silk's new young girlfriend live, according to Coleman's description?
(a) In the city.
(b) At a halfway home.
(c) With her mentor.
(d) A dairy farm.

4. Who sent the letter to Coleman that reflected on how good he looked and how mature he seemed?
(a) Faunia.
(b) Steena.
(c) Nathan.
(d) Delphine.

5. Coleman's father believed that education was the more important thing in life, especially for a __________.
(a) Dyslexic child.
(b) Boy.
(c) Poor man.
(d) Black man.

6. Coleman and Iris married more out of convenience and companionship than out of _________.
(a) Necessity.
(b) Desire.
(c) Legality.
(d) Passion.

7. Who does Coleman feel he can be himself around when he is dating her?
(a) Iris.
(b) Faunia.
(c) Ellie.
(d) Steena.

8. What kind of Jew is Iris' father according to the book's description of her family?
(a) Hasidic.
(b) Non-practicing.
(c) Orthodox.
(d) Fervent.

9. What does Coleman think is helping him to feel younger and stronger, aside from Faunia?
(a) Not being a Dean.
(b) Scotch.
(c) Viagra.
(d) The weed he's been smoking.

10. Coleman Silk was a professor of _________ and Latin at the college.
(a) French.
(b) Greek.
(c) Spanish.
(d) Italian.

11. What does Coleman suffer for the first time upon his arrival at Howard College?
(a) Poor grades.
(b) Open discrimination.
(c) Anxiety attacks.
(d) Beatings.

12. Coleman thinks the Iris has the wildest _____________ of anyone he has seen.
(a) Eyes.
(b) Ideas about life.
(c) Hands.
(d) Head of hair.

13. What does Coleman want to do with his life once he gets out of the military?
(a) Become a poet.
(b) Get married.
(c) Go back to boxing.
(d) Become a banker.

14. What else did the person asking Coleman to do poorly in school say they would set up for Coleman?
(a) A job.
(b) An apartment.
(c) A college acceptance letter.
(d) $3000 for college.

15. At what college did Coleman Silk teach before his hasty departure from the college?
(a) Boston University.
(b) Yale.
(c) Athena College.
(d) Harvard College.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Coleman Silk do first as a boy when he went to Newark Boys Club in his neighborhood?

2. What did the person asking for Coleman to do poorly in school offer to help his mother?

3. How old is the woman that Coleman Silk is seeing after his wife's death?

4. What is the profession of the man who taught boxing at the Boys Club?

5. What does Coleman find out about Faunia that she admits to, but does not want to do anything about?

(see the answer keys)

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