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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings


by Maya Angelou

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Nobody Loves the Jim Crow South Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What euphemism does Mr. Stewart use for the KKK?

The boys
My homies
Those guys
Q. What does Maya do because she doesn't believe white people are real?

She pinches them
She claps her hands and says, "I do believe in white people! I do!"
She screams when she sees them
She laughs
Q. What makes Maya break Mrs. Cullinan's casserole?

She is clumsy
Mrs. Cullinan keeps calling her Mary
Mrs. Glory surprises her
She thought it was a football
Q. Who is "almost white"?

Grandmother Baxter
Q. When does Maya finally think she is pretty?

When she wins America's Next Top Model
When she goes to Mexico
When she learns to put on makeup
When she is pregnant