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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What hadn't the author learned yet when he had the discussion in a foreign language with Mrs. Solovey?
(a) Conjugated verbs.
(b) Reular verbs.
(c) Irregular verbs.
2. What has replaced an entire block of drugstores and candy shops in the neighborhood?
(b) Department stores.
(d) Second-hand furniture shops.
3. What did the author think about museums and parks?
(a) They were painful.
(b) They were the highlight of his childhood.
(c) They were a way to escape Brownsville.
(d) They were intriguing.
4. What did the author want more than anything?
(a) To be a good handball player.
(b) To be a "good Jew."
(c) To leave Brownsville.
(d) To be a good son.
5. Was the author good at handball?
(b) The book doesn't clarify.
(d) He was the best in the neighborhood.
Short Answer Questions
1. What smells reminded the author of the Brooklyn Bridge?
2. What kind of coat did Mr. Solovey wear?
3. What was Mr. Solovey's jacket always covered with?
4. What was the author's first idea of summer?
5. What book did Isrolik carry around with him?
Short Essay Questions
1. Mrs. Solovey commits suicide late in this section and it shocks the neighborhood. Describe what emotions the neighborhood go through towards the Soloveys.
2. What are the author's main means of escape in this section?
3. How does the author describe summer in Brownsville?
4. The author gave Mrs. Solovey an alternative name -- what was the name and why did he give it to her?
5. What are the details the author remembers most about the drugstore?
6. What did the author do after the other boys had gone inside and why?
7. Where did the author's walks take him when he walked to the edge of Brownsville?
8. When the author would play games with his friends, he would usually hide in the monument works. What was significant about the monument works?
9. There were many things the author liked about David's home. What was the one thing that truly made the house stand out to him?
10. The author and his mother take a day trip to a local attraction. Where did they go and what did they experience?
This section contains 912 words
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