Notes of a Native Son Test | Final Test - Easy

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Notes of a Native Son Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What tool(s) does Baldwin take with him to the Swiss village?
(a) Books.
(b) Typewriter.
(c) Printing Press.
(d) Pens and Pencils.

2. According to Baldwin, where does the family lineage of any black man in America stop?
(a) Emancipation.
(b) Colonization.
(c) Africa.
(d) The slave trade.

3. According to Baldwin, who were the only people able to maintain a useful and unquestioned friendship with Negroes during the 1940s and 50s in Paris?
(a) Negro entertainers.
(b) Negro soliders.
(c) White Americans.
(d) The French.

4. What gift did Baldwin's attorney friend bring him in prison?
(a) Coffee.
(b) Clean bed sheets .
(c) Lucky Strike Cigarettes.
(d) A bottle of French wine.

5. Who traveled with Baldwin to visit his dying father on Long Island?
(a) Baldwin's brother.
(b) Baldwin's aunt.
(c) Baldwin's mother.
(d) Baldwin's friend.

6. What is the population of the town at the foot of the mountain, where many of the Swiss villagers shop and go to the movies?
(a) 6,000.
(b) 3,000.
(c) 5,000.
(d) 1,000.

7. What other event shared the same date as the funeral of Baldwin's father?
(a) Baldwin's 18th birthday.
(b) Baldwin's 17th birthday.
(c) Baldwin's 19th birthday.
(d) Baldwin's 20th birthday.

8. Which group did Baldwin mention as living together in groups - in the same neighborhoods and student hotels - while in Paris in the 1940s and 50s?
(a) White Americans.
(b) American Negroes.
(c) The French African.
(d) Black soldiers.

9. Baldwin believed that the American Negro in Paris in the 1940s and 50s was forced to exercise what practice?
(a) Age discrimination.
(b) Racial discrimination.
(c) Democratic discrimination.
(d) Undemocratic discrimination.

10. What have some of the men in the Swiss village accused Baldwin of doing?
(a) Being the devil.
(b) Dating some of the women in the Swiss village.
(c) Stealing firewood.
(d) Talking badly about their religion.

11. How does Baldwin describe the entertainment industry in Paris for American performers in the 1940s and 50s?
(a) Easy.
(b) Difficult.
(c) Complicated.
(d) Prosperous.

12. What is the name of the night club in the Latin Quarter that specializes in fried chicken and jazz?
(a) Le Paris cafe.
(b) Chez Paris.
(c) Sorbonne cafe.
(d) Chez Inez.

13. In total, how many days did Baldwin spend in the French prison system?
(a) 8.
(b) 12.
(c) 6.
(d) 10.

14. According to Baldwin, what feeling did the American Negro and the French Negro share?
(a) A sense of sadness.
(b) A sense of displacement.
(c) A sense of overwhelming understanding.
(d) A sense of change.

15. According to Baldwin, what was the legend of Paris?
(a) One of bureaucracy.
(b) One of democracy.
(c) One of equality.
(d) One of freedom.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Baldwin describe the lives of the nonperforming Negroes in Paris as compared to the lives of Negro entertainers in the 1940s and 50s?

2. What is one way that Baldwin claims a person can become entrenched in the Parisian lifestyle?

3. How far was the Fresnes prison from Paris?

4. Where did Baldwin live while in Paris?

5. Who visits Baldwin while he is in prison with the promise of sending someone to represent him at his trial?

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