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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Neeka think she could help Tash out of his legal problems?
(a) She does not know.
(b) By writing her congress person.
(c) By learning the law.
(d) By helping him make better choices.
2. What does D say about a counselor's statement in a group home?
(a) The counselor says that D has more potential than any child there.
(b) The counselor says that D is no good.
(c) The counselor says that D's kind of child is a throwaway kid.
(d) The counselor says that D is wonderful.
3. Where do D, Neeka and the narrator get off the bus?
(a) At D's cousin's house.
(b) Near a dark city park.
(c) At the mall.
(d) At a friend's house where there is a party.
4. Where does the narrator go with Miss Irene one Saturday in the summer?
(a) To see Neeka's father in a hospital.
(b) To interview at a college.
(c) To the amphiteater where she had such an emotional experience.
(d) To visit Tash in prison.
5. Where does D tell them they are going?
(a) Back to her house after dinner.
(b) She does not tell them.
(c) No where.
(d) D decides they should just stay in after dinner.
6. Where does Tash spend a few weeks?
(a) Long Island.
(b) Staten Island.
(d) Rikers Island.
7. What does Jayjones say about black men?
(a) They need to learn to get along in white society.
(b) They should leave the United States.
(c) They should hunt just as they are hunted.
(d) They are hunted.
8. What does the narrator say about the evidence against Tupac for sexual assault?
(a) The narrator does not mention the evidence.
(b) It is scanty.
(c) It is overwhelming that the accuser is lying.
(d) It is overwhelming against Tuapc.
9. Why does going to a juvenile detention center seem appealing to Neeka?
(a) To show solidarity with Tash.
(b) Because then her mother couldn't make her babysit.
(c) For some peace and quiet.
(d) She would be horrified to go to such a place.
10. What does D ask the narrator and Neeka one Friday night?
(a) If Tash was home yet.
(b) If they would like to roam with her.
(c) Why Neeka's mother looks down on her.
(d) If D can come over for dinner.
11. Of what is Tash convinced about Sly?
(a) That he is wealthy.
(b) That he is corrupt.
(c) That he is a racist.
(d) That he is gay.
12. Who is Daneeka Lucy Jones?
(a) The narrator.
(b) The narrator's sister-in-law.
(d) Neeka's sister-in-law.
13. What does D vow after hearing the counselor?
(a) To find her birth mother who would love her.
(b) To show the counselfor that she was tough.
(c) To find her birth father who would love her.
(d) To be the perfect child.
14. Where do the girls walk?
(a) To a large amphitheater in the park.
(b) To an ice cream store.
(c) The the cousin's neighbor's house.
(d) To the basement where the party is going on.
15. Why does young Albert have to take off his wire-rimmed glasses?
(a) So he cannot give them to Tash to make a knife out of.
(b) They are fogging up because he is crying.
(c) To go through the metal detector.
(d) He doesn't wear glasses.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Neeka think she cannot find in her family?
2. What does Neeka's group share?
3. What is it about the East Side train that makes the narrator and Neeka's family uneasy?
4. How is Sly whenever Tash meets him?
5. What is the narrator doing when she says she feels whole for the first time?
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