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Native Son Quizzes & Trivia

And there goes that huge rat again, pestering Bigger Thomas the moment he opens his eyes. Is the scene familiar to you? Yes, this is how the story begins in “Native Son”, written by Richard Wright. So you’ve read this novel of his, but how well did you retain the memorable scenes in the novel? Check out our collection of quizzes and find out!
 
Some of the questions are easy, but be warned, other questions are only for a true “Native Son” fan. Can you remember the name of Bigger’s landlord? How about the reason why he got into prison? If you know the answers to these questions, then you might just have what it takes to ace our quizzes! Bigger was not born a criminal. He is just a product of racism and violence; a product of American culture; a “Native son.”
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These questions are based off of our descussion questions from book one.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 342   |  Last updated: Feb 27, 2016
  • Sample Question
    What were some of the underlying emotions in the scene with Bigger and Gus?

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

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 465   |  Last updated: Feb 27, 2016
  • Sample Question
    Why doesn't Bigger insist to himself that Mary's death was an accident?

This is a review quiz over the second section of the novel Native Son by Richard Wright.

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 613   |  Last updated: Feb 15, 2013
  • Sample Question
    How does Buckley get Bigger to sign a confession?
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