A Raisin in the Sun Overview Quiz

A Raisin in the Sun has widely been considered a landmark piece of writing. The play, which tells the story of the Younger family, is acclaimed for its exploration of race relations and its realistic plotline. Revisit Lorraine Hansberry's best known play by taking eNotes' A Raisin in the Sun Overview Quiz!

  1. What nickname does Walter give himself?

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  2. What is Beneatha’s dream?

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  3. What news does the doctor give Ruth?

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  4. What does Beneatha call Walter when she hears of his new plan?

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  5. What gifts does Asagai bring to Beneatha?

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  6. What is surprising about the house Mama has put a down payment on?

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  7. From what source do the Youngers expect money?

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  8. How much money has Walter's teacher asked each student to bring to school?

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  9. Where does Walter go to “escape”?

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  10. What does Walter want to do with the money the family is expecting?

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