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Sonny's Blues

Sonny's Blues


by James Baldwin

Sonny's Blues: Not Again, Sam Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Sonny's Blues? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What takes place outside the narrator’s apartment?

A nuclear holocaust. Good thing it was outside.
A religious revival
A parade
A mugging
Q. What instrument does Sonny play?

Jazz flute
An 88-string guitar
Q. What does Sonny invite the narrator to do?

Hear him play
Join him on his monastic quest
Partake of a knuckle sandwich
Q. Who is Creole?

A drug dealer
The best gumbo chef in Louisiana
A musician
A policeman
A thief
Q. What drink does the narrator send Sonny?

Scotch and milk
Whiskey and coffee
Rum and orange juice
Sweet tea vodka and Activia drinkable yogurt
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