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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who accompanies Rachel to Poppie's Diner in Chapter 21?
(d) Granpa Izzy.
2. Why does Helena apologize to Rachel in Chapter 12?
(a) For yelling at Rachel on the way home from school.
(b) For taking Rachel's journal.
(c) She called Rachel stupid for telling her about Izzy's illness.
(d) She forgot how real the doctor's office visit was for Rachel.
3. What does Mikey want to be when he grows up?
(a) An airline pilot.
(b) A physical therapist.
(c) A politician.
(d) A basketball player.
4. Why does Rachel suggest that Lewis was staring at her?
(a) Because he is a spaced out druggie.
(b) Because someone is spreading rumors about her.
(c) Because his is nearsighted.
(d) Because he hates her.
5. What does Rachel want to be when she grows up?
(a) A writer.
(b) A doctor.
(c) A chef.
(d) A lawyer.
6. What is true of Izzy and Rachel's walk up Schyler Hill?
(a) Izzy makes it to the top and collapses.
(b) Izzy can't make it to the top.
(c) They go to see a historic landmark.
(d) They go to see where Izzy built a bridge.
7. What does Dr. North give Shirley before she and Rachel leave his office?
(a) A message for Manny.
(b) A prescription for pain medication.
(c) A jar of jelly his wife made.
(d) A phone number for hospice.
8. What is one thing Manny does to anger Rachel in Chapter 2?
(a) Says he didn't need that job anyway.
(b) Makes her mother cry.
(c) Compares her to another girl.
(d) Called her by a hated nickname.
9. What does Rachel learn about Shirley and Manny in Chapter 30?
(a) That they had a child who died before she was born.
(b) That Shirley left another man to be with Manny.
(c) That they quit college when she was born.
(d) That they eloped.
10. Who does Rachel interview for the school paper?
(a) Grandpa Izzy.
(b) The school nurse.
(c) Helena's father.
(d) An actor.
11. What does Rachel say she is afraid of in Chapter 6?
12. What does Izzy cook for Rachel in Chapter 27?
(a) Macaroni and cheese.
(b) Chicken marsala.
(c) Spaghetti and meatballs.
(d) Scrambled eggs.
13. Why does Izzy cook for Rachel in Chapter 27?
(a) Shirley and Manny work late.
(b) He wants to take her to a movie.
(c) He is tired of people fussing over him.
(d) To prove that he can.
14. What reason does Rachel gives for ending the interview for the school paper in Chapter 11?
(a) She has all the information she needs.
(b) Her grandfather is dying.
(c) There is another person she needs to interview.
(d) She has to go to work.
15. What does Shirley tell Manny she wants in Chapter 18?
(a) To go and stay with Izzy for a while.
(b) To hire an aide for Izzy.
(c) To tell Izzy about his cancer.
(d) For Izzy to live with them.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens to Rachel at school on Monday in Chapter 7?
2. Why is Grandpa Izzy angry at Rachel in Chapter 20?
3. Who does Rachel see at the Civic Center when she and her father go to the performance there?
4. Where is the most recent postcard that Rachel has received from Jeremy sent from, as of Chapter 3?
5. After meeting with Dr. North, what does Shirley tell her father about his health?
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