A Raisin In The Sun

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A Raisin In The Sun Quizzes & Trivia

This is a multiple choice and short answer test of your knowledge of Lorraine Hansberry's Raisin in the Sun.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who are Willy and Bobo?
    • A. 

      Walter's future business partners

    • B. 

      Two clowns at the zoo

    • C. 

      Travis's friends

    • D. 

      Travis's pets

  • 2. 
    Walter said, "Damn my eggs...damn all the eggs that ever was!"  Why?
    • A. 

      Walter was tired of Ruth's being sick all the time.

    • B. 

      Walter was mad because Ruth had burned his breakfast.

    • C. 

      Walter is tired of eating eggs.

    • D. 

      Walter wants to dreams of a better life and Ruth keeps pushing reality back at him.

  • 3. 
    Why was Mama getting a check for $10,000?
    • A. 

      It was insurance money from her husband's life insurance.

    • B. 

      She had won the lottery.

    • C. 

      She had won a contest.

    • D. 

      The bank was sending her a check for the amount in her account. Since she was old, she thought it was time to spend her money.

  • 4. 
    Why did Beneatha say she would'nt marry George?
    • A. 

      He was too conceited.

    • B. 

      He was too poor.

    • C. 

      He was too shallow.

    • D. 

      She just didn't like him.

  • 5. 
    What was Beneatha's attitude towards God?
    • A. 

      A. She was very religious.

    • B. 

      B. She did not believe in God.

    • C. 

      C. She though he was an unjust God.

    • D. 

      D. "God is dead".

  • 6. 
    Who is Joseph Asagai?
    • A. 

      Beneatha's African friend

    • B. 

      Walter's business partner

    • C. 

      Ruth's doctor

    • D. 

      Beneatha's teacher from Africa

  • 7. 
    Why is Asagai's nickname for Beneatha appropriate?
    • A. 

      It means "Doctor of the Future."

    • B. 

      It means "Hopeful Beauty".

    • C. 

      It means "One More Chance".

    • D. 

      I means "One for Whom Bread-food-Is Not Enough."

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