BOOK I Cry the Beloved Country Quiz
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by Christopher Glenn
| 10 Questions
Note from the author:
The following quiz contains true/false and multiple choice questios from Book I (Cry, the Beloved Country).
1
10 pts
Msimangu has a "golden voice" that lifts Stephen Kumalo's up when he is in despair
True
False
2
10 pts
Father Vincent is Absaloms lawyer
True
False
3
10 pts
Stephen Kumal says "there is no proof that my son...was there at all"
True
False
4
10 pts
Absalom claims the murder was a mistake due to fear
True
False
5
10 pts
Mr. Carmicheal working on a manuscript called "The Truth about Native Crime"
True
False
6
10 pts
Why did Dubula ask Kumalo and Mismangu to walk instead of taking a bus?
A He wanted them to donate their fare money to home for orphans
B He knew that a terrorist group was going to attack the bus, and wanted to save them.
C The natives who used the bus were protesting a fare increase and were refusing to ride the bus.
D He wanted people to use the new free-enterprise taxi system he had started
7
10 pts
What did Mrs. Mkize tell them about Absalom?
A He had been stealing goods and was in bad company
B He was attending college and was studying very hard.
C He had been sent to the reformatory.
D He had left the reformatory to be with his girlfriend
8
10 pts
What is Shanty Town?
A A reformatory school for troubled youth
B The place for the blind where Msimangu and Stephen visit
C An area where natives put up their own homes
D Gertrude sneaks there to sell her liquor and continue prostituting
9
10 pts
What solutions are presented in Chapter 12 to reduce native crime?
A increase schooling faciliites for natives
B more police and heavier sentences for native housebreakers
C mass genocide
D both A and B
10
10 pts
How does John decided to handle his son's defense?
A He is not concerned for his son and will not get involved in the case.
B He will have his son tell the absolute truth and beg for mercy.
C He will lie and say that his son wasn't there and says no one will believe Absalom
D He will blame the crime on the victim and all whites in general. Hoping to gain publicity and public sympathy.
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