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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does the author describe David's house?
2. Who never looked anyone in the face?
(c) The Hunchback.
(d) The author.
3. What kind of look did New York City have during the summer nights?
(a) A mysterious look.
(b) An ethereal look.
(c) A coarse look.
(d) An unstitched look.
4. How did the author try to show his parents he loved them?
(a) He succeeded in school.
(b) He played his violin for them.
(c) He hugged them.
(d) He tried to get an after school job.
5. What was the first restaurant the author ever sat in?
(a) The "Coffee Pot."
(b) "Adina's Cafe."
(c) "The Corner Bakery."
(d) "Elliott's Deli."
6. What let the author know how he felt after he read his prayer book?
(a) By the song in his head.
(b) By the thoughts he had the rest of the day.
(c) By the feeling in his chest.
(d) By the discussions he had with his mother.
7. What did the author hide under his coat on the way home Passover week?
(a) Packaged white bread.
(b) A jar of pickles.
(c) A bottle of wine.
(d) Packaged matzah.
8. When the author gets off at Fulton Street, how does he feel?
9. What street was the author's house on?
(a) Broadview Ave.
(b) Pitkin Street.
(c) Rockaway Ave.
(d) Chester Street.
10. Who were the author's friends?
(a) The characters in the Bible.
(b) The boys who lived on Pitkin Street.
(c) The characters from his books.
(d) The boys from his Hebrew classes.
11. What language does the author share with Mrs. Solovey?
12. What building does the author miss the most, though?
(a) The fabric shop.
(b) The drugstore.
(c) The candy shop.
(d) The hardware store.
13. What countries had the Solovey's lived in?
(a) Palestine, England and Africa.
(b) Italy, France and Scotland.
(c) Palestine, France and Italy.
(d) France, Italy and Ireland.
14. What did the author experience when reading the words of the little blue book?
(a) His felt his soul die. He felt too much guilt.
(b) He had an moment of enlightenment.
(c) Words so descriptive he could sense what was happening in the book.
(d) The turn of every page was a labored effort.
15. What was the Rabbi reluctant to do at Mrs. Solovey's funeral?
(a) Allow her to be burried in the synagogues cemetary.
(b) Say the necessary prayers inside the synagogue.
(c) Say the necessary prayers over her grave.
(d) Allow a viewing.
Short Answer Questions
1. What emotion did the author feel when he was working during his sixteenth summer?
2. Why did the author daydream of Mrs. Solovey?
3. The author changed where he walked after supper. Where did he walk to?
4. On Fifth Avenue, the author found something he was surprised by. What was it?
5. What did Mr. Solovey wear that was unusual to the author?
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