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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 time frame did the author always imagine himself walking through New York in?
(a) The 1880's.
(b) The 1900's.
(c) The 1890's.
(d) The 1850's.
2. What language does the author share with Mrs. Solovey?
3. During the second year of The Great Depression, how long had it been since the author's father had work?
(a) Three years.
(b) Nine months.
(c) Two weeks.
(d) Nine weeks.
4. What did the fat brother that owned the barber shop put through the delicatessen window?
(a) A customer.
(b) The skinny brother.
(c) A motorcycle.
(d) A barrel.
5. What other author did the author feel he could trust?
(a) Charles Dickens.
(b) Leo Tolstoy.
(c) William Blake.
(d) Samuel Hopkins Adams.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the first restaurant the author ever sat in?
2. What was the author's first idea of summer?
3. What countries had the Solovey's lived in?
4. Was Mr. Solovey a friendly man?
5. What did the author think about museums and parks?
Short Essay Questions
1. The author met two boys who were part of the Socialist group, David and Isrolik. What was it about these boys that the author enjoyed?
2. What did the author write his final high school paper on?
3. What is so significant about the author not being able to find his mother during the funeral service for Mrs. Solovey?
4. During the summer nights in Brownsville, many groups met to have meetings on the streets. What were some of those groups and what were their causes?
5. The author liked to go to the courtyard to hear music, why was there always music in the courtyard?
6. The author and his mother take a day trip to a local attraction. Where did they go and what did they experience?
7. What was the reaction of the person who read the author's final high school paper?
8. The author was given a book and the giver was surprised. Why was she surprised?
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. What did the second hand furniture shops remind the author of?
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