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Have you ever seen or read the play “A Raisin in the Sun? ” The author of the play is Lorraine Hansberry. Do you think you know enough about this play. Take this quiz that asks pertinent questions such as why Mama called Walter a disgrace to his father’s memory, what happened to the main character at the end of the story, who Farquhar is, etc. And show us how much you remember. This quiz is all about “A Raisin in the Sun. ” Good luck to you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    (ARITS) Who are Willy and Bobo?

    • A.

      Travis' friends

    • B.

      Two clowns at the zoo

    • C.

      Two individuals who plan on opening a business together

    • D.

      Travis' pet rabbits

    Correct Answer
    C. Two individuals who plan on opening a business together
    Explanation
    Willy and Bobo are two individuals who plan on opening a business together. This means that they have a mutual goal of starting a business and are likely working together to make it happen.

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  • 2. 

    (ARITS) Walter said, "Damn my eggs, damn all the eggs that ever was!"  Why?

    • A.

      Walter was tired of Ruth being sick all the time.

    • B.

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

    • C.

      Walter is tired of eggs.

    • D.

      Walter was bad because Ruth had burned his breakfast.

    Correct Answer
    B. Walter wants to dream of a better life and Ruth keeps pushing reality back at him.
    Explanation
    Walter's statement "Damn my eggs, damn all the eggs that ever was!" suggests that he is frustrated with his current situation and wants to escape from it. He wants to dream of a better life, but Ruth keeps reminding him of the harsh reality they are living in. This implies that Ruth's constant reminders of their struggles and difficulties are preventing Walter from indulging in his dreams and aspirations.

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  • 3. 

    (ARITS) Who is Beneatha?

    • A.

      Mama

    • B.

      Walter and Ruth's daughter

    • C.

      Walter's sister

    • D.

      Ruth's sister

    Correct Answer
    C. Walter's sister
    Explanation
    Beneatha is Walter's sister.

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  • 4. 

    (ARITS) Why was Mama getting a check for $10,000?

    • A.

      The bank was sending her a check for the amount in her account.

    • B.

      She had won the lottery.

    • C.

      She had won an art contest.

    • D.

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

    Correct Answer
    D. It was insurance money from her husband's life insurance.
    Explanation
    Mama was receiving a check for $10,000 because it was insurance money from her husband's life insurance. This implies that her husband had passed away and she was entitled to receive the insurance payout.

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  • 5. 

    (ARITS) What was Beneatha's attitude toward God?

    • A.

      She did not believe in God.

    • B.

      She was very religous and thanked God daily.

    • C.

      She thought he was an unjust God.

    • D.

      She never mentioned God.

    Correct Answer
    A. She did not believe in God.
    Explanation
    Beneatha's attitude toward God was that she did not believe in Him. This is evident from the statement that she did not believe in God.

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  • 6. 

    (ARITS) Why did Beneatha say she would not marry George?

    • A.

      He was too shallow.

    • B.

      He was too poor.

    • C.

      He was too ugly.

    • D.

      He was too dumb.

    Correct Answer
    A. He was too shallow.
    Explanation
    Beneatha said she would not marry George because he was too shallow. This implies that she found him to be lacking depth and substance, suggesting that he did not possess the qualities she valued in a partner.

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  • 7. 

    (ARITS) Who was Joseph Asagai?

    • A.

      Ruth's college professor

    • B.

      Walter's business partner.

    • C.

      Ruth's doctor.

    • D.

      Benatha's African friend

    Correct Answer
    D. Benatha's African friend
    Explanation
    Joseph Asagai is Benatha's African friend. This is indicated by the phrase "Benatha's African friend" in the answer option. Joseph Asagai is a character in the play "A Raisin in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry. He is a Nigerian student who becomes friends with Benatha, one of the main characters. Asagai is portrayed as intelligent, passionate, and proud of his African heritage. He encourages Benatha to embrace her African roots and consider returning to Nigeria with him.

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  • 8. 

    (ARITS) What did Asaigi's nickname for Beneatha mean?

    • A.

      "Doctor of the future"

    • B.

      "Hopeful Beauty"

    • C.

      "One who wishes on the stars and dances with the fish"

    • D.

      "One for Whom Bread - Food - Is Not Enough"

    Correct Answer
    D. "One for Whom Bread - Food - Is Not Enough"
    Explanation
    Asaigi's nickname for Beneatha, "One for Whom Bread - Food - Is Not Enough," suggests that Beneatha is not satisfied with the basic necessities of life. It implies that she has ambitions and desires beyond mere survival and is seeking something more meaningful and fulfilling. This nickname highlights Beneatha's aspirations and her refusal to settle for a life of mere subsistence.

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  • 9. 

    (ARITS) Why did Mama call Walter a disgrace to his father's memory?

    • A.

      He had turned his back on God and had become a drug abuser.

    • B.

      He had become too concerned with money and had lost traditional family values.

    • C.

      He beat his wife and verbally abused his son.

    • D.

      He was too eager to spend the money Mama was receiving from her law suit.

    Correct Answer
    B. He had become too concerned with money and had lost traditional family values.
    Explanation
    Mama called Walter a disgrace to his father's memory because he had become too concerned with money and had lost traditional family values. This suggests that Walter's focus on material wealth and his disregard for the values and principles that his father held dear were seen as a betrayal of his father's memory. Mama likely believed that Walter's obsession with money had caused him to lose sight of what truly mattered in their family and had tarnished the legacy of his father.

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  • 10. 

    (ARITS) According to the play, what are "assimilationist Negroes"?

    • A.

      Blacks who do not believe in God.

    • B.

      Blacks who have left Africa to go to America and became educated.

    • C.

      Blacks who gave up their African heritage to blend into the dominant society.

    • D.

      Blacks who still live a tribal life in Nigeria.

    Correct Answer
    C. Blacks who gave up their African heritage to blend into the dominant society.
    Explanation
    Assimilationist Negroes, according to the play, are blacks who gave up their African heritage to blend into the dominant society. This means that they have adopted the cultural norms and values of the dominant society and have forsaken their African roots. They may have abandoned their traditional customs, language, and practices in order to assimilate into the mainstream culture. This term highlights the tension between preserving one's cultural identity and conforming to societal expectations.

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  • 11. 

    (ARITS) Why does Walter want to meet with George's father?

    • A.

      To talk business

    • B.

      To talk about Beneatha

    • C.

      To bribe him for a liquor license

    • D.

      To fight him

    Correct Answer
    A. To talk business
    Explanation
    Walter wants to meet with George's father to discuss business matters. This suggests that Walter is interested in discussing potential opportunities or partnerships that could be beneficial for both parties involved. It implies that Walter is seeking financial growth and success through business negotiations and collaborations.

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  • 12. 

    (ARITS) What did Mama do with a portion of her money?

    • A.

      Made a down payment on a house

    • B.

      Invested in a grocery store

    • C.

      Purchased a large quantity of lotto tickets

    • D.

      Donated to Father Joseph's Babtist school for the Underpriviledged

    Correct Answer
    A. Made a down payment on a house
    Explanation
    Mama used a portion of her money to make a down payment on a house. This means that she paid a certain amount of money upfront to secure the purchase of a house, with the intention of paying the remaining amount in installments or through a mortgage. Making a down payment is a common practice when buying a house, as it helps to reduce the overall loan amount and demonstrates the buyer's commitment to the purchase.

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  • 13. 

    (ARITS) What was Walter's original reaction to Mama's purchase?

    • A.

      He was very happy.

    • B.

      He was too tired to care.

    • C.

      He was understanding.

    • D.

      He was disappointed.

    Correct Answer
    D. He was disappointed.
    Explanation
    Walter's original reaction to Mama's purchase was disappointment. This suggests that he had different expectations or desires for the money, and Mama's decision did not align with his own plans.

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  • 14. 

    (ARITS) Who is the author of the play, A Raisin in the Sun?

    • A.

      Lorraine Hansberry

    • B.

      Langston Hughes

    • C.

      Charles Dickens

    • D.

      Carl Sandburg

    Correct Answer
    A. Lorraine Hansberry
    Explanation
    Lorraine Hansberry is the correct answer because she is the author of the play "A Raisin in the Sun." The play, first performed in 1959, explores the experiences of a black family living in Chicago's South Side. Hansberry's work addresses themes of racial and economic inequality, family dynamics, and the pursuit of the American Dream. Her play remains a significant piece of American literature and has had a lasting impact on the portrayal of African American experiences in theater.

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  • 15. 

    (ARITS) Who was Karl Lindner?

    • A.

      Walter's boss.

    • B.

      Representative from the Clybourne Park Improvement Association

    • C.

      Representative from the NAACP

    • D.

      Representative from the Illinois State Board of Liquor Distribution and Sales

    Correct Answer
    B. Representative from the Clybourne Park Improvement Association
    Explanation
    Karl Lindner was a representative from the Clybourne Park Improvement Association. In the play "A Raisin in the Sun," he visits the Younger family to convince them not to move into a predominantly white neighborhood. He offers them money in exchange for their agreement, but they ultimately reject his offer. Lindner represents the racist attitudes and discrimination that the Younger family faces as they strive for a better life.

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  • 16. 

    (ARITS) How did Asaigi define 'idealists'?

    • A.

      They are those who are also assimilationists.

    • B.

      They are those who refuse to think for themselves.

    • C.

      They are the intellectuals in colleges.

    • D.

      They are those who see the changes in life.

    Correct Answer
    D. They are those who see the changes in life.
    Explanation
    Asaigi defines 'idealists' as those who see the changes in life. This suggests that idealists are individuals who are perceptive and aware of the transformations and developments happening around them. They are likely to have a deep understanding of the dynamic nature of life and may actively seek to embrace and adapt to these changes. This definition implies that idealists are open-minded and flexible individuals who are willing to evolve and grow with the evolving world.

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  • 17. 

    (ARITS) What was Walter's reaction to Lindner's original offer?

    • A.

      He accepted his offer.

    • B.

      He personal disliked Lindner but could not turn his generous offer.

    • C.

      He told Lindner to leave the appartment.

    • D.

      He enthusiastic about the opportunity to move into a black community.

    Correct Answer
    C. He told Lindner to leave the appartment.
    Explanation
    Walter's reaction to Lindner's original offer was that he told Lindner to leave the apartment. This suggests that Walter did not accept Lindner's offer and instead stood up for himself and his family.

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  • 18. 

    (ARITS) Why didn't Walter take the money Lindner offered?

    • A.

      It wasn't enough money.

    • B.

      His conscience wouldn't let him ruin his family's pride.

    • C.

      Will returned the money he took.

    • D.

      Mama would not let him.

    Correct Answer
    B. His conscience wouldn't let him ruin his family's pride.
    Explanation
    Walter did not take the money Lindner offered because his conscience wouldn't allow him to ruin his family's pride. This suggests that Walter values his family's dignity and self-respect more than the financial gain that the money could provide. It shows that he prioritizes the integrity and honor of his family over material wealth.

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  • 19. 

    (ARITS) What gift does Travis buy for Mama?

    • A.

      Sun Glasses

    • B.

      A new pot for her plant.

    • C.

      A gardening hat.

    • D.

      A sun dress

    Correct Answer
    C. A gardening hat.
    Explanation
    Travis buys a gardening hat for Mama as a gift.

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  • 20. 

    (ARITS) Where was the Younger's new house located?

    • A.

      East Philadelphia

    • B.

      Clybourn Park

    • C.

      Fulton Park

    • D.

      Englewood

    Correct Answer
    B. Clybourn Park
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Clybourn Park.

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  • 21. 

    (Owl Creek) What is the protagonist's name in the short story, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge?

    • A.

      Leonard

    • B.

      Charles

    • C.

      Peyton

    • D.

      Robert Lee

    Correct Answer
    C. Peyton
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Peyton. In the short story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," the protagonist's name is Peyton. The story revolves around Peyton Farquhar, a Confederate sympathizer, who is about to be hanged by Union soldiers during the Civil War.

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  • 22. 

    (Owl Creek) Farquhar is least devoted to...

    • A.

      His family

    • B.

      The confederate army

    • C.

      The union army

    Correct Answer
    C. The union army
    Explanation
    Farquhar is least devoted to the union army because throughout the story, his actions and thoughts demonstrate a strong allegiance to the confederate cause. He volunteers to sabotage the union army's railroad bridge and is willing to risk his life for the confederacy. In contrast, his devotion to his family is evident as he reminisces about them in his final moments, and his dedication to the confederate army is clear through his willingness to sacrifice himself for their cause. However, there is no indication of any allegiance or devotion towards the union army.

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  • 23. 

    (Owl Creek) Farquhar is probably being hanged for...

    • A.

      Spying

    • B.

      Giving vital information to the enemy

    • C.

      Plotting set fire to Owl Creek Bridge

    • D.

      Successfully burning down Owl Creek Bridge

    Correct Answer
    C. Plotting set fire to Owl Creek Bridge
    Explanation
    Farquhar is probably being hanged for plotting to set fire to Owl Creek Bridge. This can be inferred from the given options as they suggest various reasons for his punishment, and plotting to set fire to the bridge is the most relevant reason.

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  • 24. 

    (Owl Creek) The author of An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge intended his ending to be...

    • A.

      Happy

    • B.

      Shocking

    • C.

      Unrealistic

    • D.

      Humorous

    Correct Answer
    B. Shocking
    Explanation
    The author of "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" intended his ending to be shocking. The story takes the reader on a journey, leading them to believe that the protagonist has miraculously escaped execution and is on his way home, only to reveal in the final moments that it was all a hallucination as he is actually hanging lifeless from the bridge. This unexpected twist shocks the reader and challenges their perception of reality, making the ending truly shocking.

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  • 25. 

    (Owl Creek) What happened to the main character at the end of the story?

    • A.

      He was reunited with his wife.

    • B.

      He died as a result of hanging.

    • C.

      He was shot by a Union officer's musket.

    • D.

      He woke up. It was all a dream.

    Correct Answer
    B. He died as a result of hanging.
    Explanation
    The main character in the story "Owl Creek" died as a result of hanging. This is evident from the details provided in the story, where the main character is captured by Union soldiers and sentenced to death by hanging. The story describes his thoughts and experiences leading up to his execution, and it is implied that he dies at the end. There is no mention of him being reunited with his wife, being shot by a Union officer's musket, or it all being a dream.

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  • 26. 

    (TYW) The narrator and John, her husband, have moved to the country in order to...

    • A.

      Save money

    • B.

      Allow John to work

    • C.

      Allow the narrator to rest

    • D.

      Allow the narrator to write

    Correct Answer
    C. Allow the narrator to rest
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "allow the narrator to rest." The narrator and her husband have moved to the country specifically to provide a peaceful and quiet environment for the narrator to rest and recover from an illness. This is evident from the narrator's mention of her "nervous condition" and the doctor's recommendation of rest and seclusion. The move to the country allows the narrator to escape the stresses and demands of city life and focus on her own well-being.

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  • 27. 

    (TYW) At the beginning of the story, the narrator feels that the yellow wallpaper is...

    • A.

      Haunted

    • B.

      Amusing

    • C.

      Beautiful and full of life

    • D.

      Ugly and annoying

    Correct Answer
    D. Ugly and annoying
    Explanation
    The narrator feels that the yellow wallpaper is ugly and annoying because she describes it as having a "repellent, almost revolting, smoldering unclean yellow" color. She also finds the pattern confusing and irritating, stating that it "commit[s] every artistic sin." The narrator's negative perception of the wallpaper contributes to the overall sense of confinement and oppression in the story.

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  • 28. 

    (TYW) John behaves the way that he does because he believes he is...

    • A.

      Doing what is best for his wife.

    • B.

      Too wrapped up in his work to deal with his crazy wife.

    • C.

      Too much in love to see clearly.

    • D.

      Resentful of his wife's condition.

    Correct Answer
    A. Doing what is best for his wife.
    Explanation
    John behaves the way that he does because he believes he is doing what is best for his wife. This suggests that his actions are motivated by a genuine concern for her well-being and happiness. It implies that he prioritizes her needs and wants to ensure that she is taken care of and supported.

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  • 29. 

    (TYW) At the end of the story, John...

    • A.

      Divorces his wife

    • B.

      Commits suicide

    • C.

      Faints

    • D.

      Slaps his wife.

    Correct Answer
    C. Faints
    Explanation
    At the end of the story, John faints. This suggests that something shocking or overwhelming has occurred, causing him to lose consciousness. It could be a result of a sudden realization, a traumatic event, or extreme emotional distress. Fainting can be a physical response to intense stress, fear, or anxiety. This unexpected reaction adds suspense and intrigue to the story, leaving the reader wondering about the cause of John's collapse and its implications for the plot.

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  • 30. 

    (TYW) The purpose of The Yellow Wallpaper is to show...

    • A.

      The recovery process for mental instability.

    • B.

      The control a husband had over his wife's life during this time period.

    • C.

      The control a wife has over her husband's money.

    • D.

      The willingness women have to be controlled by their husbands.

    Correct Answer
    B. The control a husband had over his wife's life during this time period.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the control a husband had over his wife's life during this time period." The Yellow Wallpaper is a feminist short story that explores the oppressive nature of gender roles and the confinement of women in patriarchal society. The narrator's husband exercises control over her life, deciding where they live, what she does, and even her mental health treatment. The story highlights the lack of agency and autonomy women had during that time, emphasizing the theme of male dominance and the detrimental effects it can have on women's mental well-being.

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  • 31. 

    (Story...Hour) When first informing Mrs. Mallard about the tragic news, they are trying to make sure that she...

    • A.

      Retains some hope.

    • B.

      Is not suddently shocked.

    • C.

      Does not realize the entire truth.

    • D.

      Comletely understands the severity of this event.

    Correct Answer
    B. Is not suddently shocked.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is not suddenly shocked." When informing Mrs. Mallard about the tragic news, the characters are trying to break it to her gently so that she doesn't experience a sudden shock. They want to deliver the news in a way that minimizes the immediate impact on her emotions, allowing her to process it gradually. This approach is taken to protect her from any potential physical or emotional harm that could result from a sudden and intense shock.

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  • 32. 

    (Story...Hour) Mrs. Mallard believes that seeing her dead husband's body will arouse feelings of...

    • A.

      Guilt

    • B.

      Relief

    • C.

      Triumph

    • D.

      Sadness

    Correct Answer
    D. Sadness
    Explanation
    Mrs. Mallard believes that seeing her dead husband's body will arouse feelings of sadness. This suggests that she had a deep emotional connection with her husband and his death has caused her immense grief. The word "arouse" implies that the sight of her husband's body will trigger these feelings, indicating that she is not initially aware of her sadness until she sees him. This aligns with the theme of the story, which explores the complex emotions and reactions that can arise from the loss of a loved one.

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  • 33. 

    (Story...Hour) Mrs. Mallard, although sad about her husband's tragic fate, was excited about...

    • A.

      Dating again.

    • B.

      Regaining control of her life.

    • C.

      Meeting her family at the funeral.

    • D.

      Collecting the life insurance check.

    Correct Answer
    B. Regaining control of her life.
    Explanation
    Mrs. Mallard's excitement about her husband's tragic fate suggests that she was not happy in her marriage and felt trapped. Therefore, she sees his death as an opportunity to regain control of her life and be free from the constraints of her marriage.

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  • 34. 

    (Story...Hour) When Mrs. Mallard insists on being alone, Josephine is concerned that her sister is...

    • A.

      Trying to escape out an opened window.

    • B.

      Denying reality.

    • C.

      Overcome with grief.

    • D.

      Realizing that she is now free.

    Correct Answer
    C. Overcome with grief.
    Explanation
    Josephine's concern for her sister's well-being suggests that Mrs. Mallard is experiencing a strong emotional response, which is likely grief. This is further supported by the fact that Mrs. Mallard insists on being alone, indicating a need for solitude to process her emotions. The option of "overcome with grief" aligns with these observations and provides a plausible explanation for Mrs. Mallard's behavior.

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  • 35. 

    (Story...Hour) At the end of the short story, Mrs. Mallard...

    • A.

      Dies from her heart condition.

    • B.

      Elopes with Francisco.

    • C.

      Breaks down and cries over the suddent death of her husband.

    • D.

      Begins laughing at the funeral.

    Correct Answer
    A. Dies from her heart condition.
    Explanation
    In the short story, it is mentioned that Mrs. Mallard has a heart condition. As the story progresses, she receives news that her husband has died. However, instead of feeling devastated, she experiences a sense of freedom and relief. This suggests that her marriage may not have been a happy one. As she embraces her newfound independence, Mrs. Mallard suddenly collapses and dies. This indicates that the shock and overwhelming emotions of her husband's death were too much for her fragile heart condition to handle.

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  • 36. 

    (Poetry) Identify the following rhyme scheme: I had a dog named Fred. He is gone and dead. Then, I bough a cat named Tim. His fate was just as grim.

    • A.

      1-1-2-2

    • B.

      1-2-1-2

    • C.

      Abab

    • D.

      Aabb

    Correct Answer
    D. Aabb
    Explanation
    The given poem has a rhyme scheme of aabb. This means that the first and second lines rhyme with each other (Fred/dead), and the third and fourth lines also rhyme with each other (Tim/grim). This pattern continues throughout the poem, with every other line rhyming.

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  • 37. 

    (Poetry) Who wrote the poem, "A Dream Deferred"?

    • A.

      Giles Corey

    • B.

      Langston Hughes

    • C.

      Emily Dickinson

    • D.

      Richard Corey

    Correct Answer
    B. Langston Hughes
    Explanation
    Langston Hughes is the correct answer because he is a well-known American poet who wrote the poem "A Dream Deferred." Hughes was a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance and his poetry often explored the experiences of African Americans in the United States. "A Dream Deferred" is one of his most famous poems, which raises questions about the consequences of delaying or denying one's dreams and aspirations.

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  • 38. 

    (Vocab) Which best defines the term abstract?

    • A.

      Absolutely necessary

    • B.

      A summary of a text

    • C.

      the prescribed forms and practices of correct behavior

    • D.

      Clearly apparent; obvious

    Correct Answer
    B. A summary of a text
    Explanation
    The term "abstract" refers to a summary of a text. This means that it is a condensed version of the main points or ideas presented in the original text. An abstract provides a brief overview of the content, allowing readers to quickly grasp the key information without having to read the entire text. It is commonly used in academic papers, scientific articles, and research studies to provide a concise summary of the research findings or the main arguments presented in the text.

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  • 39. 

    (Vocab) Which best defines the term assumption?

    • A.

      complete or partial loss of physical sensation caused by a drug

    • B.

      To get, pull, or draw out, usually with special effort

    • C.

      The act of taking for granted

    • D.

      to derive by reasoning

    Correct Answer
    C. The act of taking for granted
    Explanation
    The term assumption refers to the act of taking something for granted. It means accepting something as true or valid without any proof or evidence. When someone makes an assumption, they are not basing their belief on concrete facts, but rather on their own beliefs or biases. This can lead to misunderstandings or false conclusions if the assumption turns out to be incorrect.

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  • 40. 

    (Vocab) Which best defines the term concise?

    • A.

      Expressing or covering much in a few words.

    • B.

      Difficult to grasp

    • C.

      describe or portray the character or the qualities of

    • D.

      A process of reasoning

    Correct Answer
    A. Expressing or covering much in a few words.
    Explanation
    The term "concise" refers to expressing or covering a lot of information or content in a brief or succinct manner. It means being able to convey a message or idea effectively and efficiently using only a few words.

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  • 41. 

    (Vocab) Which best defines the term essential?

    • A.

      To bring together

    • B.

      Absolutely necessary

    • C.

      Relating to a wedding

    • D.

      mutually related

    Correct Answer
    B. Absolutely necessary
    Explanation
    The term "essential" refers to something that is absolutely necessary. It indicates that the particular thing or element is crucial and cannot be done without. It implies that the mentioned item is indispensable and vital for a certain purpose or situation.

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  • 42. 

    (Vocab) Which best defines the term extract?

    • A.

      Clearly apparent; obvious

    • B.

      a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form.

    • C.

      the state in which natural activity is prevented

    • D.

      to get, pull, or draw out, usually with special effort, skill or force.

    Correct Answer
    D. to get, pull, or draw out, usually with special effort, skill or force.
    Explanation
    The term "extract" refers to the act of obtaining, pulling, or drawing out something, typically requiring special effort, skill, or force. This definition implies that the process of extracting involves intentionally retrieving something from a source or container. It suggests that extracting requires exertion and expertise to successfully obtain the desired substance or information.

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  • 43. 

    (Vocab) Which best defines the term sentinel?

    • A.

      One that guards or warns of approaching danger

    • B.

      troops that fight on horseback

    • C.

      Highly agitated or distraught

    • D.

      Describe or portray the character or the qualities of

    Correct Answer
    A. One that guards or warns of approaching danger
    Explanation
    The term "sentinel" refers to someone or something that acts as a guard or a warning sign for approaching danger. It implies a sense of vigilance and protection, as the sentinel's role is to watch over and alert others to potential threats. This definition aligns with the idea of a sentinel being a protector or a lookout, rather than troops on horseback, being highly agitated or distraught, or describing or portraying character qualities.

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  • 44. 

    (Vocab) Which best defines the term manifest?

    • A.

      Difficult to grasp

    • B.

      That place in the distance

    • C.

      Clearly apparent; obvious

    • D.

      Unknowingly

    Correct Answer
    C. Clearly apparent; obvious
    Explanation
    The term "manifest" is best defined as something that is clearly apparent and obvious. It refers to something that is easily perceivable or understood without any confusion or doubt.

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  • 45. 

    (Vocab) Which best defines the term etiquette?

    • A.

      Highly agitated or distraught

    • B.

      the prescribed forms and practices of correct behavior

    • C.

      The state in which natural activity is prevented.

    • D.

      Complete or partial loss of physical sensation caused by a drug.

    Correct Answer
    B. the prescribed forms and practices of correct behavior
    Explanation
    Etiquette refers to the prescribed forms and practices of correct behavior. It encompasses the social norms and rules that dictate how individuals should behave in various social situations. Etiquette includes manners, politeness, and proper conduct, and it helps to maintain harmony and respect in social interactions. It is a set of guidelines that ensures individuals can navigate social situations with grace and consideration for others.

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  • 46. 

    (Vocab) Which best defines the term cavalry?

    • A.

      One that guards or warns of approaching danger

    • B.

      To light up

    • C.

      Describe or portray the character or the qualities of

    • D.

      troops that fight on horseback

    Correct Answer
    D. troops that fight on horseback
    Explanation
    The term cavalry refers to troops that fight on horseback. This branch of the military utilizes horses as a means of transportation and engages in combat while mounted. Cavalry units have historically played a crucial role in warfare, providing speed, mobility, and the ability to flank enemy forces. They are trained in various tactics and techniques specific to mounted combat, making them an essential component of many armies throughout history.

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  • 47. 

    (Vocab) Which best defines the term anesthesia?

    • A.

      The state in which natural activity is prevented.

    • B.

      complete or partial loss of physical sensation caused by a drug.

    • C.

      to get, pull, or draw out, usually with special effort, skill or force.

    • D.

      describe or portray the character or the qualities of

    Correct Answer
    B. complete or partial loss of physical sensation caused by a drug.
    Explanation
    The term anesthesia refers to the complete or partial loss of physical sensation caused by a drug. This means that when a person is under anesthesia, they are unable to feel pain or have any physical sensations. This is commonly used during medical procedures to ensure that the patient does not experience any discomfort or pain.

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  • 48. 

    (Vocab) Which best  defines the term elusive?

    • A.

      Clearly expressed

    • B.

      to derive by reasoning

    • C.

      Absolutely necessary

    • D.

      Difficult to grasp

    Correct Answer
    D. Difficult to grasp
    Explanation
    The term "elusive" refers to something that is difficult to grasp or comprehend. It suggests that the concept or idea is elusive, meaning it is hard to understand or capture. This term does not mean "clearly expressed," "to derive by reasoning," or "absolutely necessary." Therefore, the best definition for elusive is "difficult to grasp."

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  • 49. 

    (Vocab) Which best defines the term tumultuous?

    • A.

      Unknowingly

    • B.

      to derive by reasoning

    • C.

      highly agitated or distraught

    • D.

      the act of taking for granted

    Correct Answer
    C. highly agitated or distraught
    Explanation
    The term "tumultuous" refers to a state of being highly agitated or distraught. It suggests a situation or emotion that is characterized by chaos, turbulence, or extreme unrest. This word is often used to describe events or periods of time that are marked by intense upheaval, disorder, or emotional turmoil.

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  • 50. 

    (Vocab) Which best defines the term yonder?

    • A.

      That place in the distance

    • B.

      To beg

    • C.

      To light up

    • D.

      To derive by reasoning

    Correct Answer
    A. That place in the distance
    Explanation
    Yonder is a term used to refer to a place that is located at a distance from the speaker or the person being addressed. It indicates a location that is further away, often pointing towards something in the distance.

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