Test on "Sonny's Blues" by James Baldwin
Students practice their
AP Exam taking skills here. When a student chooses the correct answer to one
of these multiple-choice questions, the correct answers will be revealed and
Passage: The 8th to last
paragraph of the story, beginning with "All I know about music is that
not many people ever really hear it," and including the next four paragraphs,
ending with "this darkness." Link
to this passage now.
The first five sentences of the passage best express which of the following
The tone of this five-paragraph passage can best be described as:
Which of the following ways of understanding the role or purpose of these
paragraphs in the story is the least likely:
The narrator's description of the musician's relationship to his piano in
paragraph two can be considered an analogy to which of the following concepts
in the story?
The difference between the kind of music described in paragraph 4 and that
described in paragraph 5 is best described as the difference between:
Which definition for the word "awful" (paragraph 2, sentence 2)
best fits the narrator's meaning here?
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