|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where was the turn off to "all things good" the author's sixteenth summer?
(a) Pitkin Avenue.
(b) Chester Street.
(c) The turnoff to the Italian neighborhood.
(d) Eastern Parkway.
2. On Fifth Avenue, the author found something he was surprised by. What was it?
(a) A painting of his home country.
(b) A painting of his grandparents.
(c) A painting of a nude woman.
(d) A painting of his mother.
3. What has replaced an entire block of drugstores and candy shops in the neighborhood?
(a) Second-hand furniture shops.
(d) Department stores.
4. What book was the author always reading on his job?
(a) Moby Dick.
(b) David Copperfield.
(c) Anna Karenina.
(d) His prayer book.
5. Where were the communist headquarters?
(a) Pitkin Street.
(b) Thatford Avenue.
(c) Rockaway Avenue.
(d) Broadview Street.
6. What did the author hide under his coat on the way home Passover week?
(a) A jar of pickles.
(b) Packaged matzah.
(c) Packaged white bread.
(d) A bottle of wine.
7. Who was the neighbor girl dating that her mother was ashamed of?
(a) A French boy.
(b) A Negro boy.
(c) An Irish boy.
(d) An Italian boy.
8. What building does the author miss the most, though?
(a) The drugstore.
(b) The hardware store.
(c) The candy shop.
(d) The fabric shop.
9. Where did the author first head when playing follow the leader?
(a) The quarry.
(b) The junkyard.
(c) The drugstore.
(d) The school yard.
10. What language was commonly used in the author's neighborhood?
11. What was the name the author made up for Mrs. Solovey?
12. What had the author's final paper been about?
(a) Mrs. Solovey's suicide.
(b) His relationship with his mother.
(c) A violin.
(d) His Socialist party friends.
13. What did the author think about museums and parks?
(a) They were intriguing.
(b) They were a way to escape Brownsville.
(c) They were painful.
(d) They were the highlight of his childhood.
14. What memory is most strong for the author as he walks down Chester Street?
(a) The memories of follow the leader nights.
(b) The memory of the mad woman on the block.
(c) The memory of the candy store.
(d) The memory of the sandwich dropping in the dust.
15. What was the keyword when referred to Mendy?
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the first restaurant the author ever sat in?
2. What did the author experience when reading the words of the little blue book?
3. What street was the author's house on?
4. Where were political rival meetings held?
5. What political party was said to be lighthearted?
This section contains 453 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)