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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the narrator say Tash has not lost?
(a) His stutter.
(b) Any weight.
(c) His swagger or energy.
(d) His depressed shuffling.
2. How does Tash's recklessness get him in trouble?
(a) He loses his friends through it.
(b) He gets in spats with the police.
(c) He falls in love with the wrong men.
(d) He is easily led to crime.
3. About what does Neeka complain?
(a) The way her mother pays more attention to her brothers.
(b) Her brother doing something to get in prison.
(c) Her mother making her come with them.
(d) Her noisy family.
4. To what does the narrator relate Tupac's arrest?
(a) To how slaves were brutalized.
(b) To Mahatma Gandhi's arrest.
(c) To Mandela's arrest.
(d) To the arrest of others in Queens.
5. What is it about the East Side train that makes the narrator and Neeka's family uneasy?
(a) The train is full of white people.
(b) Not knowing exactly where they are supposed to get off.
(c) The tracks are really rough.
(d) The train is swaying and making them a little seasick.
6. What does D ask the narrator and Neeka one Friday night?
(a) If they would like to roam with her.
(b) If Tash was home yet.
(c) Why Neeka's mother looks down on her.
(d) If D can come over for dinner.
7. What does D ask one late night when she comes to the narrator's home?
(a) To sleep over.
(b) To borrow money.
(c) To get advice from the narrator's mother.
(d) To have something to eat.
8. Why does Jayjones think black people have been falsely imprisoned?
(b) They are not given fair trials because the system is too overloaded.
(c) He does not know why.
(d) They can't afford good lawyers.
9. What does D say about a counselor's statement in a group home?
(a) The counselor says that D is no good.
(b) The counselor says that D's kind of child is a throwaway kid.
(c) The counselor says that D has more potential than any child there.
(d) The counselor says that D is wonderful.
10. What does the narrator say is the effect of Tash's music?
(a) She does not mention Tash's music.
(b) It enlivened everyone.
(c) It made ladies cry.
(d) The lyrics bothered a lot of people.
11. What do Sly and his friend testify?
(a) That Tash is the one who kills Randall.
(b) That Tash has nothing to do with the robbery.
(c) That Tash was the only one in on the robbery.
(d) That Tash was in on the robbery.
12. What does D learn that the court system has done?
(a) Approved D's real mother to take her.
(b) Decided to send D to her real father in another State.
(c) Revoked Flo's rights to be a foster mother.
(d) Approved Flo's adoption request.
13. Why does Randall not tell his side of the story?
(a) He is dead.
(b) He is hospitalized.
(c) He is intimidated.
(d) He hates Tash now.
14. Why is Tash moved?
(a) He is not moved.
(b) He is harrassed about being gay and Tash cuts the man.
(c) He is moved to a work camp.
(d) He asked to get closer to his family.
15. What does Jayjones say about black men?
(a) They are hunted.
(b) They should hunt just as they are hunted.
(c) They need to learn to get along in white society.
(d) They should leave the United States.
Short Answer Questions
1. To what point does the narration move forward in Chapter 10?
2. Of what is Tash convinced about Sly?
3. Why do some people take on D as a foster child?
4. Where does Tash spend a few weeks?
5. Who is Randall?
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