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(Literacy) Just Mercy - Quiz

Just Mercy is Bryan Stevenson's account of his career as a legal advocate for marginalized people who have been either falsely convicted or harshly sentenced. It shows the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a call to fix our broken system of justice. Just how much do you know about it? Take the quiz and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    (Intro) How did Bryan Stevenson’s interaction with Henry leave an permanent impact on him?

    • A.

      Bryan Stevenson was more encouraged into busting Henry out of death's row.

    • B.

      Bryan Stevenson used that event as an inspiration to committing towards helping death row prisoners, AND changing his point-of-view and understanding of human potential, redemption, and hopefulness.

    • C.

      Bryan Stevenson used that event as an inspiration to sing the song that Henry sung.

    • D.

      Bryan Stevenson used that event to vow to himself that he will continue trying to get Henry out of death's row.

    Correct Answer
    B. Bryan Stevenson used that event as an inspiration to committing towards helping death row prisoners, AND changing his point-of-view and understanding of human potential, redemption, and hopefulness.
    Explanation
    Bryan Stevenson's interaction with Henry left a permanent impact on him by inspiring him to commit towards helping death row prisoners and changing his perspective on human potential, redemption, and hopefulness. This event motivated Stevenson to advocate for those on death row and to work towards a more just and compassionate criminal justice system. It challenged his previous beliefs and opened his eyes to the possibility of redemption and the value of every human life.

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  • 2. 

    (Intro) What was the name of the song that had completely stunned Bryan?

    Correct Answer
    Higher Ground
    Explanation
    Bryan was completely stunned by the song "Higher Ground".

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  • 3. 

    (Intro) What country has the highest incarceration rate?

    Correct Answer
    United States
    USA
    United States of America
    US
    Explanation
    The correct answer is United States, USA, United States of America, US. These are all different ways of referring to the same country. The United States has the highest incarceration rate compared to any other country in the world.

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  • 4. 

    (Chapter 1: Mockingbird Players) Who calls Bryan Stevenson to tell him to stop representing Walter McMillian?

    • A.

      Henry

    • B.

      Dixie Mafia

    • C.

      Robert E. Lee Key (part of Judge Key).

    • D.

      Eva Ansley

    Correct Answer
    C. Robert E. Lee Key (part of Judge Key).
    Explanation
    Robert E. Lee Key, who is part of Judge Key, calls Bryan Stevenson to tell him to stop representing Walter McMillian. This suggests that there may be some kind of influence or pressure from the judicial system to prevent Stevenson from continuing his representation of McMillian. It also implies that there may be some personal or political motive behind this request, as Robert E. Lee Key is associated with Judge Key.

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  • 5. 

    (Chapter 1: Mockingbird Players) What famous author lived in Monroeville?

    Correct Answer
    Harper Lee
    Explanation
    Harper Lee is the correct answer because she is the famous author who lived in Monroeville. Harper Lee was born and raised in Monroeville, Alabama, and is best known for her novel "To Kill a Mockingbird." The town of Monroeville served as the inspiration for the fictional town of Maycomb in the book. Harper Lee's connection to Monroeville and her literary achievements make her the famous author associated with the town.

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  • 6. 

    (Chapter 1: Mockingbird Players) What is the name of Walter McMillian's wife?

    • A.

      Minnie

    • B.

      Harper

    • C.

      Karen Kelly

    • D.

      He didn't have a wife.

    Correct Answer
    A. Minnie
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Minnie. This suggests that Walter McMillian had a wife named Minnie.

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  • 7. 

    (Chapter 1: Mockingbird Players) Karen Kelly began to associate who, during the Child Custody proceedings and public scandal?

    • A.

      Ralph Myers

    • B.

      Walter McMillian

    • C.

      Bryan Stevenson

    • D.

      Robert. E. Lee Key

    Correct Answer
    A. Ralph Myers
    Explanation
    During the Child Custody proceedings and public scandal, Karen Kelly began to associate with Ralph Myers.

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  • 8. 

    (Chapter 1: Mockingbird Players) What did Karen Kelly do that made her fall apart?

    • A.

      Broke up with Walter McMillian.

    • B.

      Took drugs.

    • C.

      Cheated on another man.

    • D.

      Hire Ralph Myers as an associate.

    Correct Answer
    B. Took drugs.
    Explanation
    Karen Kelly fell apart because she started taking drugs. This suggests that her drug use had a negative impact on her mental and emotional well-being, causing her to experience a decline or breakdown.

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  • 9. 

    (Chapter 2: Stand) After the 1970s, the conditions that prisoners started facing were horrible.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Page 37: "Suicide, prisoner-on-prisoner violence, inadequate medical care, staff abuse, and guard violence claimed the lives of hundreds of prisoners every year."

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  • 10. 

    (Chapter 2: Stand) What happened while Bryan Stevenson was listening to Sly?

    • A.

      An Atlanta SWAT car pulled Bryan over.

    • B.

      Bryan's second car speaker stopped working.

    • C.

      The police got out of their vehicles and started pointing guns at Bryan.

    • D.

      Bryan started walking home.

    Correct Answer
    A. An Atlanta SWAT car pulled Bryan over.
    Explanation
    While Bryan Stevenson was listening to Sly, an Atlanta SWAT car pulled him over.

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  • 11. 

    (Chapter 2: Stand) Bryan Stevenson meets with an old man after a predominantly African American church service. What is the old man's first words towards Bryan? -Page 45-

    • A.

      "Have we met before?"

    • B.

      "Do I know you?"

    • C.

      "Do you know what you're doing?"

    • D.

      "May I thank you for your shared information?"

    Correct Answer
    C. "Do you know what you're doing?"
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Do you know what you're doing?" This suggests that the old man is questioning Bryan's intentions or actions, possibly doubting his understanding or knowledge of the situation. It implies a sense of skepticism or concern about Bryan's presence or purpose in the church service.

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  • 12. 

    (Chapter 2: Stand) Fill in the blank, an excerpt from page 46.   He cut me off and said loudly, "I'll tell you what you're doing. You're beating the _____ for justice!" He had an impassioned look on his face. He said it again emphatically, "You've got to beat the _____ for justice."

    Correct Answer
    Drum
    Explanation
    This is what the old man tells Bryan Stevenson after asking him, "Do you know what you're doing?".

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  • 13. 

    (Chapter 2: Stand) The old man that Bryan talks to mentions his scars, bruises, and marks he had gotten. According to page 46, what was the main idea of why the old man had collected those injuries?

    • A.

      He lost multiple fights in his childhood, and managed to get permanent damage from it.

    • B.

      He crippled himself over an accident, by falling down from the stairs.

    • C.

      He had gotten those scars for being a part of or participating in events that African Americans were forbidden to do at that time period.

    • D.

      The old man had went to prison for trying to register to vote in 1964, and collected scars from the other prisoners.

    Correct Answer
    C. He had gotten those scars for being a part of or participating in events that African Americans were forbidden to do at that time period.
    Explanation
    The correct answer states that the old man had collected scars, bruises, and marks for being a part of or participating in events that African Americans were forbidden to do at that time period. This suggests that the old man had been involved in activities or movements that challenged racial discrimination and segregation, which resulted in him facing physical harm and violence. This explanation aligns with the historical context of the civil rights movement and the struggles faced by African Americans during that time.

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  • 14. 

    (Chapter 3: Trials and Tribulation) What happens to Walter McMillian in the beginning of this chapter?

    • A.

      He gets shot.

    • B.

      He gets arrested.

    • C.

      He gets investigated by police.

    • D.

      He dies.

    Correct Answer
    B. He gets arrested.
    Explanation
    In the beginning of this chapter, Walter McMillian gets arrested. This suggests that he is facing some sort of trouble or legal issue that leads to his arrest. The details of the arrest and the reasons behind it are not provided in the question, but it is clear that Walter McMillian's freedom is taken away as he is taken into custody by the authorities.

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  • 15. 

    (Chapter 3: Trials and Tribulation) Who is Bill Hooks?

    • A.

      A young black man with a reputation as a jailhouse snitch.

    • B.

      Witness of Walter McMillian's case.

    • C.

      A police officer.

    • D.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    A. A young black man with a reputation as a jailhouse snitch.
    Explanation
    Bill Hooks is described as a young black man with a reputation as a jailhouse snitch. This means that he is known for providing information or testimony to the authorities while incarcerated in exchange for favors or reduced sentences. As a witness in Walter McMillian's case, his credibility may be questioned due to this reputation. It is important to consider this background when evaluating his testimony and the weight it should be given in the case.

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  • 16. 

    (Chapter 3: Trials and Tribulation) Who got lynched in Mobile Alabama?

    • A.

      Ralph Myers

    • B.

      Walter McMillian

    • C.

      Ronda Morrison

    • D.

      Michael Donald

    Correct Answer
    D. Michael Donald
    Explanation
    Michael Donald was the individual who got lynched in Mobile, Alabama. This incident occurred in 1981, when Michael Donald, a 19-year-old African American, was abducted, beaten, and killed by two members of the Ku Klux Klan. His murder was racially motivated, and it sparked outrage and protests in the community. The case gained national attention and eventually led to the first-ever successful prosecution of a KKK member for a civil rights-era killing.

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  • 17. 

    (Chapter 3: Trials and Tribulation) In Ralph Meyer's account of the murder of Ronda Morrison, he claims that Walter McMillian did what while he was in the grocery store?

    • A.

      Bought Cigarettes

    • B.

      Stole all of the milk from the store.

    • C.

      Racially insulted others in the store.

    • D.

      Killed the store clerk.

    Correct Answer
    D. Killed the store clerk.
  • 18. 

    (Chapter 3: Trials and Tribulation) What was the nickname of Alabama's wooden electric chair used during the 1930s?

    Correct Answer
    Yellow Mama
    Explanation
    During the 1930s, Alabama had a wooden electric chair that was famously nicknamed "Yellow Mama". The nickname likely originated from the chair's yellow color, which was possibly due to the type of wood used or the paint used to coat it. The nickname "Yellow Mama" became well-known and associated with the chair, highlighting its significance and notoriety in the state's history of executions.

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  • 19. 

    (Chapter 3: Trials and Tribulation) How did John Evans die?

    • A.

      Electrocution from 'Yellow Mama'.

    • B.

      Shot by Russ Canan.

    • C.

      Ran over by a police car.

    • D.

      Lynched by the police.

    Correct Answer
    A. Electrocution from 'Yellow Mama'.
    Explanation
    John Evans died from electrocution caused by 'Yellow Mama'.

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  • 20. 

    (Chapter 3: Trials and Tribulation) Where did Walter McMillian's trial take place in?

    Correct Answer
    Baldwin County
    Explanation
    Walter McMillian's trial took place in Baldwin County.

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  • 21. 

    (Chapter 3: Trials and Tribulation) Select the two reasons why the location of Walter McMillian's trial was decided.

    • A.

      The judge wanted the location to be in the state of Alabama.

    • B.

      The judge wanted the location to be in a neighboring county that witnesses wouldn't have far to travel.

    • C.

      The judge wanted the location to be near Walter McMillian.

    • D.

      The judge wanted the location to have a very slim African American population.

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. The judge wanted the location to be in a neighboring county that witnesses wouldn't have far to travel.
    D. The judge wanted the location to have a very slim African American population.
    Explanation
    The judge wanted the location to be in a neighboring county that witnesses wouldn't have far to travel. This suggests that the judge wanted to make it convenient for witnesses to attend the trial, which could help ensure a fair and thorough examination of the case. Additionally, the judge wanted the location to have a very slim African American population. This implies that the judge may have had biased intentions, as a predominantly white location could potentially influence the jury's decision in favor of the prosecution.

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  • 22. 

    (Chapter 4: The Old Rugged Cross) Whose execution date was scheduled for July, 1989?

    • A.

      Michael Lindsey

    • B.

      Horace Dunkins

    • C.

      David Bagwell

    • D.

      Wayne Ritter

    Correct Answer
    B. Horace Dunkins
    Explanation
    Horace Dunkins' execution date was scheduled for July, 1989.

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  • 23. 

    (Chapter 4: The Old Rugged Cross) Bryan Stevenson relocated his office in what city?

    Correct Answer
    Montgomery
    Explanation
    Bryan Stevenson relocated his office to Montgomery.

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  • 24. 

    (Chapter 4: The Old Rugged Cross) On what date is Herbert Richardson's scheduled execution?

    • A.

      July 18

    • B.

      August 18

    • C.

      September 18

    • D.

      October 18

    Correct Answer
    B. August 18
    Explanation
    The correct answer is August 18.

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  • 25. 

    (Chapter 4: The Old Rugged Cross) Why was Herbert Richardson so frustrated at Bryan?

    • A.

      Bryan hung up on him.

    • B.

      Bryan moved his execution to an earlier day.

    • C.

      Bryan was constantly yelling at him.

    • D.

      Bryan couldn't find a way to help him.

    Correct Answer
    D. Bryan couldn't find a way to help him.
    Explanation
    Herbert Richardson was frustrated at Bryan because Bryan couldn't find a way to help him. This suggests that Richardson was seeking assistance or support from Bryan, but Bryan was unable to provide any solutions or assistance to his situation. This lack of help from Bryan likely contributed to Richardson's frustration.

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  • 26. 

    (Chapter 4: The Old Rugged Cross) What did both Herbert and Bryan find strange about Herbert's last day alive?

    • A.

      People chose to start helping him when he needed it the least.

    • B.

      Herbert's execution was scheduled at an earlier time of the day.

    • C.

      It took one hour for Herbert to be executed.

    • D.

      The court decided to change their minds about Herbert right when he died.

    Correct Answer
    A. People chose to start helping him when he needed it the least.
    Explanation
    Both Herbert and Bryan found it strange that people chose to start helping Herbert when he needed it the least. This suggests that throughout Herbert's life, he did not receive the support and assistance he needed, and it was only in his final moments that people decided to extend their help. This highlights the irony and injustice of the situation, as it implies that Herbert's execution could have been prevented if he had received help and support earlier on.

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  • 27. 

    (Chapter 5: Of the Coming John) What is Walter McMillian's nickname?

    Correct Answer
    Johnny D
    Explanation
    Page 93: ""Johnny D could have never done this no kind of way, whether we was with him or not," she said, using the nickname Walter's family and friends had given him. "He's just not like that.""

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  • 28. 

    (Chapter 5: Of the Coming of John) What is the name of Walter McMillian's daughter?

    • A.

      Jackie

    • B.

      Paula

    • C.

      Sammy

    • D.

      Minnie

    Correct Answer
    A. Jackie
    Explanation
    Minnie is the wife.
    Jackie is the daughter.
    Paula and Sammy were made up.

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  • 29. 

    (Chapter 5: Of the Coming John) What is the name of Walter McMillian's nephew?

    Correct Answer
    Giles
  • 30. 

    (Chapter 5: Of the Coming of John) Darnell frantically calls Bryan and tells him that he got arrested for what?

    • A.

      Killing a store clerk.

    • B.

      Blowing up a ten-year-old by accident.

    • C.

      Perjury, for talking about the McMillian case with Bryan.

    • D.

      Child Custody and Public Scandal

    Correct Answer
    C. Perjury, for talking about the McMillian case with Bryan.
    Explanation
    Darnell got arrested for perjury, which means he lied under oath, specifically about discussing the McMillian case with Bryan. Perjury is a serious crime that involves providing false information or lying while under oath during a legal proceeding. In this case, Darnell's arrest suggests that he provided false testimony or information about the McMillian case during a court hearing or trial, which is considered a criminal offense.

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  • 31. 

    (Chapter 6: Surely Doomed) What state has more juveniles sentenced to death per capita than any other state?

    Correct Answer
    Alabama
    Explanation
    Alabama has more juveniles sentenced to death per capita than any other state. This means that, in relation to its population, Alabama has the highest number of juveniles who have been given the death penalty.

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  • 32. 

    (Chapter 6: Surely Doomed) In 1988, the Court had barred the death penalty (banned death row) for children under the age of what?

    Correct Answer
    Fifteen
    15
    Explanation
    In 1988, the Court made a decision to ban the death penalty for children under the age of fifteen. This means that individuals who were younger than fifteen at the time of committing a crime could not be sentenced to death. The Court likely made this decision based on the belief that children under this age are not fully developed mentally and should be given a chance for rehabilitation and reform instead of being subjected to the ultimate punishment of death.

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  • 33. 

    (Chapter 6: Surely Doomed) What was the name of the fourteen-year old boy who someone claimed that he shot and killed a man named George?

    Correct Answer
    Charlie
    Explanation
    The given answer, Charlie, is the name of the fourteen-year-old boy who was claimed to have shot and killed a man named George.

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  • 34. 

    (Chapter 6: Surely Doomed) Who is George?

    • A.

      Bryan's Best Friend

    • B.

      Walter McMillian's Son-in-Law

    • C.

      Charlie's Mother's Boyfriend

    • D.

      Member of the Supreme Court

    Correct Answer
    C. Charlie's Mother's Boyfriend
    Explanation
    George is Charlie's mother's boyfriend. The question asks about the identity of George, and the correct answer is that he is Charlie's mother's boyfriend. This means that George is in a romantic relationship with Charlie's mother.

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  • 35. 

    (Chapter 6: Surely Doomed) What were some characteristics of George?

    • A.

      He would sometimes come home drunk.

    • B.

      He would rarely beat Charlie's mother.

    • C.

      He would always work a double part-time job.

    • D.

      He would mostly come home with guns.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. He would sometimes come home drunk.
    B. He would rarely beat Charlie's mother.
    Explanation
    George had a tendency to come home intoxicated on certain occasions, indicating that he had a problem with alcohol. Additionally, it is mentioned that he rarely engaged in physical violence towards Charlie's mother, implying that he was not consistently abusive. This suggests that George had some level of self-control and restraint in his behavior.

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  • 36. 

    (Chapter 6: Surely Doomed) Why did George drink so much?

    • A.

      He couldn't get over the fact that he killed Charlie's mom.

    • B.

      He found out that he was put on death row.

    • C.

      His first wife and child had been killed in a car accident.

    • D.

      He loved the taste of alcohol.

    Correct Answer
    C. His first wife and child had been killed in a car accident.
    Explanation
    George drank so much because he couldn't get over the fact that his first wife and child had been killed in a car accident. This traumatic event in his life caused him to turn to alcohol as a way to cope with his grief and pain.

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  • 37. 

    (Chapter 6: Surely Doomed) Who killed George, and how did he die?

    • A.

      He was shot by Charlie.

    • B.

      He was shot by Charlie's mom.

    • C.

      He was shot by the police.

    • D.

      He was executed by 'Yellow Mama'.

    Correct Answer
    A. He was shot by Charlie.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He was shot by Charlie." This suggests that George was killed by someone named Charlie, who shot him.

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  • 38. 

    (Chapter 6: Surely Doomed) What did Charlie talk about when he finally spoke with Bryan?

    • A.

      What happened when he was in jail.

    • B.

      What happened with George and his mom.

    Correct Answer
    A. What happened when he was in jail.
    Explanation
    Charlie talked about what happened when he was in jail when he finally spoke with Bryan. The conversation likely revolved around Charlie's experiences, challenges, and any significant events that occurred during his time in jail. This could include details about his interactions with other inmates, the conditions of the jail, any personal growth or reflection that took place, or any hardships he faced while incarcerated.

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  • 39. 

    (Chapter 7: Justice Denied) What happens to Ralph Meyers on page 132?

    • A.

      Ralph gets shot.

    • B.

      Ralph dies.

    • C.

      Ralph goes to prison.

    • D.

      Ralph gets banned from the case.

    Correct Answer
    C. Ralph goes to prison.
  • 40. 

    (Chapter 7: Justice Denied) Who thinks that herself is the reason that Walter McMillian is on death row?

    Correct Answer
    Karen Kelly
    Karen
    Kelly
    Explanation
    Karen Kelly believes that she is the reason Walter McMillian is on death row.

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  • 41. 

    (Chapter 7: Justice Denied) Mozelle and Onzelle were both best childhood friends.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Page 139: "Mozelle and Onzelle were twin sisters-they were also colorful, opinionated talkers who could be bracingly direct."

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  • 42. 

    (Chapter 8: All God's Children) What is the name of the lyrics of the song written on the first page of the chapter?

    Correct Answer
    Uncried Tears
    Explanation
    The name of the lyrics of the song written on the first page of the chapter is "Uncried Tears".

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  • 43. 

    (Chapter 8: All God's Children) What was the name of the young daughter who was financially distressed in Chester, Pennsylvania and was later put on death row for burning a home and killing two young children.

    Correct Answer
    Trina Garnett
    Trina
    Explanation
    Trina Garnett was the young daughter who experienced financial distress in Chester, Pennsylvania. Due to her unfortunate circumstances, she resorted to burning a home, which resulted in the tragic deaths of two young children. As a consequence, she was put on death row.

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  • 44. 

    (Chapter 8: All God's Children) What was the full name of Trina's father?

    Correct Answer
    Walter Garnett
    Explanation
    The full name of Trina's father is Walter Garnett.

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  • 45. 

    (Chapter 8: All God's Children) What would Trina's father do that would harm his wife and his children?

    • A.

      He would beat his family up and sexually abuse them.

    • B.

      He would force his family to drink.

    • C.

      He would make his family sleep outside.

    • D.

      He would beat up his family, revive them, and beat them up again.

    Correct Answer
    A. He would beat his family up and sexually abuse them.
    Explanation
    Trina's father would harm his wife and children by physically abusing them and subjecting them to sexual abuse. This behavior is extremely harmful and traumatic, causing both physical and emotional pain to the victims. Such actions create a toxic and unsafe environment for the entire family, leaving lasting scars and impacting their well-being. It is important to address and condemn such abusive behavior to protect the victims and promote a safe and healthy family dynamic.

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  • 46. 

    (Chapter 8: All God's Children) What happened to Trina's baby?

    • A.

      Trina's baby was executed.

    • B.

      Trina's baby was sentenced in prison with Trina.

    • C.

      Trina's baby was sent to foster care.

    • D.

      Trina's baby was left alone, to die.

    Correct Answer
    C. Trina's baby was sent to foster care.
    Explanation
    Trina's baby was sent to foster care. This means that the baby was placed in the care of another family or guardian who would provide them with a safe and nurturing environment. This option suggests that the baby was not executed, sentenced to prison, or left alone to die, but instead, arrangements were made for their well-being and care.

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  • 47. 

    (Chapter 8: All God's Children) What was the name of one of the boys in 1990 who attempted to rob a couple who were out for dinner in Tampa, Florida AND shot one of them with a handgun?

    Correct Answer
    Ian
    Ian Manuel
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ian Manuel. In 1990, Ian Manuel was one of the boys who attempted to rob a couple who were out for dinner in Tampa, Florida. During the robbery, he shot one of them with a handgun.

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  • 48. 

    (Chapter 8: All God's Children) Juveniles housed in adult prisons are five times more likely to be the victims of sexual assault. Where did the staff of the Apalachee Correctional Institution place Ian?

    • A.

      Intensive Care

    • B.

      Adult Prison, anyway.

    • C.

      Child Custody

    • D.

      Solitary Confinement

    Correct Answer
    D. Solitary Confinement
    Explanation
    Juveniles housed in adult prisons are at a higher risk of being sexually assaulted. To protect Ian from this risk, the staff of the Apalachee Correctional Institution placed him in solitary confinement. This decision was likely made to ensure his safety and to separate him from the adult prison population, reducing the chances of him becoming a victim of sexual assault.

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  • 49. 

    (Chapter 8: All God's Children) On Christmas Eve in 1992, who did Ian call, and for what reason?

    • A.

      He called Bryan Stevenson for help getting him out of Solitary Confinement.

    • B.

      He called Debbie Baigre (the woman he shot), to apologize.

    • C.

      He prank called the guards of the Apalachee Correctional Institution

    • D.

      He called Debbie Baigre (the woman he shot), to insult at her, repeatedly.

    Correct Answer
    B. He called Debbie Baigre (the woman he shot), to apologize.
    Explanation
    On Christmas Eve in 1992, Ian called Debbie Baigre, the woman he shot, to apologize. This action shows Ian's remorse and desire to make amends for his past actions. It also demonstrates his willingness to take responsibility for his actions and seek forgiveness from the person he harmed.

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  • 50. 

    (Chapter 8: All God's Children) What state has the largest population in the world of children condemned to die in prison for non-homicides?

    Correct Answer
    Florida
    Explanation
    Florida has the largest population in the world of children condemned to die in prison for non-homicides. This means that Florida has the highest number of children who have been sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for crimes that did not involve murder. This statistic highlights the severity of the justice system in Florida and raises concerns about the treatment and sentencing of young offenders in the state.

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