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Warriors Don't Cry Ch. 12-15

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  • Q1
    Who ordered the 101st Airborne Division to go to Little Rock?
    President Johnson
    Thurgood Marshall
    President Eisenhower
    Governor Faubus
    30s
  • Q2
    The night after the television reported the 101st was in Little Rock, Melba's family finally felt safe getting a good night's sleep. Then they were awakened in the middle of the night by what?
    messengers from the President of the United States
    a lynch mob
    Elizabeth Eckford's family because they had been attacked
    another gunshot being fired into the house
    30s
  • Q3
    Why was it such a big deal that the 101st was the division that was sent to Little Rock?
    They were an all-black division.
    They were seasoned soldiers with war experience.
    They were made up of Secret Service men.
    Each soldier was hand-picked by the President.
    30s
  • Q4
    What figure of speech does Melba use in this sentence? : "...Rifles at their sides, their faces stern, the soldiers did not make eye contact as they surrounded us in a protective cocoon." p. 132
    metaphor
    allusion
    simile
    alliteration
    20s
  • Q5
    Who is Danny?
    one of the Little Rock Nine
    one of Melba's tormentors/bullies
    a guard in the 101st airborne
    a boy Melba likes
    20s
  • Q6
    The class where Melba felt the most comfortable because of the teacher was...
    French
    shorthand
    gym
    study hall
    20s
  • Q7
    The class where Melba felt the most uncomfortable because of the teacher was...
    French
    gym
    shorthand
    study hall
    20s
  • Q8
    Why didn't Melba get to go straight home after the first full day?
    She had to attend a court hearing.
    A racist teacher had given her detention.
    The Nine had to go talk to reporters.
    A mob was blocking the way.
    20s
  • Q9
    Who did Melba's grandma say Melba needed to be more like?
    Jesus
    Gandhi
    Martin Luther King, Jr.
    her mother
    20s
  • Q10
    Which of the following did NOT happen to Melba during her first full week at Central?
    spit on
    stabbed in the back
    choked
    shoved down the stairs
    20s
  • Q11
    Where did Vince and Melba go on their first date?
    out for ice cream
    to a wrestling match
    a church meeting
    movies
    20s
  • Q12
    What did Vince give her before their date?
    a kiss
    a book
    his senior pin
    a dozen roses
    20s

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