Short Stories And "Raymond's Run"

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Raymonds Run Quizzes & Trivia

“Raymond’s Run” is a short story by Toni Cade Bambara that centres on the story of narrator Hazel Parker, and her role as carer for her older brother Raymond. What do you know about the tale?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "Raymond's Run" contains all of the following types of conflict accept:
    • A. 

      Man vs. Man

    • B. 

      Man vs. Society

    • C. 

      Man vs. Self

    • D. 

      Man vs. Supernatural

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Conflict makes a story interesting
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which event(s) take place in the introduction of the story?  Choose all that apply
    • A. 

      "Squeaky" has a confrontation with a group of girls

    • B. 

      Raymond runs along side his sister

    • C. 

      "Squeaky" describes her love of running

    • D. 

      "Squeaky" introduces her brother Raymond as her "big little brother"

    • E. 

      Her mother wants "Squeaky" to dress up and play around the May pole like other girls

  • 4. 
    Which event(s) occur in the conclusion of the story?  Pick all that apply
    • A. 

      Raymond wins the race

    • B. 

      The two girls may become friends

    • C. 

      "Squeaky" contemplates the possibility of training Raymond

    • D. 

      It is suggested that Squeaky let someone else win the race

    • E. 

      Cynthia wins the spelling bee

  • 5. 
    The story is told in the first person perspective
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Squeaky's family is rich
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    In class, plot structure was compared to: 
    • A. 

      A rodeo

    • B. 

      A race

    • C. 

      A roller coaster

    • D. 

      A test

    • E. 

      A car crash

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Debra

    • B. 

      Cynthia

    • C. 

      Raymond

    • D. 

      Gretchen

    • E. 

      Mary Louise