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Grade 11 A Raisin in the Sun
Why does Walter's employer call?
  1. Walter is getting a raise.
  2. Walter is getting fired.
  3. Walter must come in earlier.
  4. Walter has not been to work in three days.
  5. Walter has been denied vacation time.
  6. none of the above
Grade 11 A Raisin in the Sun
Near the end of the play, what does Asagai leave Beneatha to think about?
  1. her anatomy test
  2. whether she wants to be an assimilationist
  3. whether she will marry him and move to Africa
  4. whether straightening her hair is "mutilation"
  5. whether she will accept a new job as a librarian
Grade 11 A Raisin in the Sun
What was the name of Ruth and Walter's child?
  1. Carl Younger
  2. Ray Younger
  3. Travis Younger
  4. John Younger
Grade 11 A Raisin in the Sun
Grade 11 A Raisin in the Sun
At what point does Mama say that Walter has finally achieved his "manhood"?
  1. when he invests in the liquor store
  2. when he takes Ruth out to dinner
  3. when she finds out that Ruth is pregnant
  4. when he tells Mr. Lindner they are moving no matter what
  5. when he gets a raise
  6. none of the above
Grade 11 A Raisin in the Sun
What happens to the money that Walter invests in the liquor store?
  1. Willy Harris runs off with it.
  2. It is used to bribe members of the government.
  3. It is used for the first month's rent on the store space.
  4. Mr. Lindner puts it in the bank for the Youngers.
  5. Walter loses it in a poker game.
  6. none of the above
Grade 11 A Raisin in the Sun
Which country does Joseph Asagai come from?
  1. Nigeria
  2. Ethiopia
  3. Tanzania
  4. Liberia
  5. Kenya
  6. none of the above
Grade 11 A Raisin in the Sun
Whom does Mrs. Johnson quote when she visits the Youngers' apartment?
  1. Mr. Johnson
  2. Booker T. Washington
  3. Malcolm X
  4. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  5. Frederick Douglass
  6. none of the above
Grade 11 A Raisin in the Sun
What does Beneatha want to be?
  1. A lawyer
  2. A doctor
  3. A teacher
  4. An actress
  5. A photographer
  6. none of the above
Grade 11 A Raisin in the Sun
From whom are the Youngers expecting a check?
  1. a distant relative
  2. Walter's employer
  3. an insurance company
  4. the government
  5. Grandfather
  6. none of the above
Grade 11 A Raisin in the Sun
Grade 11 A Raisin in the Sun
Why do Ruth and Mama approve of George Murchison?
  1. He dresses well.
  2. He is handsome and wealthy.
  3. He takes Beneatha to the theater.
  4. He is politically active.
  5. He gives money to charity.
  6. none of the above
Grade 11 A Raisin in the Sun
What is the news Ruth finds out at the doctor's office?
  1. She is pregnant.
  2. She has a severe case of asthma.
  3. She has chronic fatigue syndrome.
  4. She needs tests to find the cause of her fainting spells.
  5. She is diabetic.
  6. none of the above
Grade 11 A Raisin in the Sun
What does Karl Lindner want the Youngers to do?
  1. Join the Clybourne Park Improvement Association
  2. Work in the community garden
  3. Give up moving to Clybourne Park
  4. Invest in a liquor store
  5. Start a bakery business
  6. none of the above
Grade 11 A Raisin in the Sun
Where does Travis sleep?
  1. In his parents' bedroom
  2. In his own room
  3. In Beneatha's room
  4. In the living room
  5. In the laundry room
  6. none of the above
Grade 11 A Raisin in the Sun
What do the Youngers give Mama on moving day?
  1. A green plant
  2. New curtains
  3. Gardening equipment
  4. A new coat
  5. A new sofa
  6. none of the above
Grade 11 A Raisin in the Sun
Where does Mama keep her plant?
  1. In her bedroom
  2. In the bathroom
  3. Outside the window
  4. In the living room
  5. On the kitchen sink
  6. none of the above
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