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A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun


by Lorraine Hansberry

A Raisin in the Sun: A Grape By Another Name Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around A Raisin in the Sun? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is the problem with the Youngers moving in to Claybourne park?

It is in a crime-heavy part of Chicago
The house has termites
It is predominantly white
Claybourne Park is a putt-putt golf course
Q. Why does Beneatha reject George Murchison?

He doesn’t understand race issues well enough
He is kind of ugly
He is not wealthy enough for Beneatha
He does not support her interests
Q. From what country does Joseph Asagai hail?

South Africa
Q. What happens to the money that Walter Lee has left, after the house is purchased?

The liquor store idea succeeds and Walter doubles his money
His friend Willy takes off with it
The liquor store idea fails miserably and all that is left is an empty store
He decides to burn it and his family watches in horror
Q. True of False: Beneatha and Joseph get married.

True (What a happy couple!)
False: We don’t know what happens.
False: They end up hating each other.
False: They decide on a domestic partnership instead.