Native Son Quizzes & Trivia

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

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 105   |  Last updated: Feb 15, 2013
  • Sample Question
    How does Buckley get Bigger to sign a confession?

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

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 105   |  Last updated: Feb 27, 2016
  • Sample Question
    Why doesn't Bigger insist to himself that Mary's death was an accident?

These questions are based off of our descussion questions from book one.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 78   |  Last updated: Feb 27, 2016
  • Sample Question
    What were some of the underlying emotions in the scene with Bigger and Gus?




Native Son Questions & Answers


What were some of Bigger's motives behind mocking the white people?
White people are the oppressors and the reason he can never be anything but a chauffeur. The mockery was of a two-fold nature, in that, it exposes the desire achieve all that he desires as a black man and to show his complete disdain for the white ma
How does Buckley get Bigger to sign a confession?
He convinces Bigger that if he confesses the judge will be merciful.