Native Son: Flight

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Native Son: Flight

A review quiz for section two of the novel Native Son by Richard Wright.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why doesn't Bigger insist to himself that Mary's death was an accident?
    • A. 

      Because he set out with the goal to kill her.

    • B. 

      Because he was scared.

    • C. 

      Because Bessie told him it wasn't.

    • D. 

      Because he knew that no one would believe him regardless.

  • 2. 
    Bigger told Bessie about what he had done after sending the ransom note.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Bessie's reaction to Bigger telling her about what happened with Mary was...
    • A. 

      Overjoyed

    • B. 

      Scared

    • C. 

      Disgusted

  • 4. 
    Bessie agreed to assist Bigger without any hesitation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In what ways does Bigger ensure to himself that killing Mary was the right thing to do?
  • 6. 
    Why does Bigger kill Mary?
    • A. 

      Because she's mean to him

    • B. 

      Because she won't have sex with him

    • C. 

      Because he is worried she will tell the police about him

    • D. 

      Because his gang told him to

  • 7. 
    Bigger's motivations behind killing Bessie were
    • A. 

      Fear

    • B. 

      Rage

    • C. 

      Depression

  • 8. 
    Bigger's motivations behind killing Bessie were
    • A. 

      Fear

    • B. 

      Rage

    • C. 

      Depression

  • 9. 
    Many people volunteered to assist the police in their search for Bigger.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Do you think that society would have acted differently about Bigger's trial if he were white? Why or why not?