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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. Who watches the three girls jump rope?
(a) Neeka's mother.
(b) The older boys.
(c) The younger girls.
(d) The narrator's mother.
2. Who arrives with swollen eyes from crying?
(c) No one.
3. What does Tupac's death force the narrator to consider?
(a) D's influence on her life.
(b) Whether guns should be outlawed.
(c) How wonderful life is.
(d) D's bad choices.
4. What did Tupac do while he was in jail?
(a) Play basketball for the prison team.
(b) Release an album.
(c) Write a book.
(d) Get a college degree.
5. What are Neeka and the narrator doing?
(a) Teaching kids to jump rope.
(b) Playing jacks.
(c) Sitting on the stoop talking.
(d) Playing hopscotch.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is D allowed to do during the day?
2. How does the day end in Chapter 1?
3. What does D say to Neeka and the narrator when they meet and they ask about her family?
4. What is Neeka's second brother's name?`
5. How many sets of twins does Neeka's family have?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the narrator think about Tupac and the song "Brenda's Got a Baby"?
2. When does D come back and what happens when the girls begin to jump rope?
3. What does D say is the reason she loves Tupac and how do the narrator and Neeka feel about what she says?
4. How long has the narrator known Neeka and how did they meet D?
5. What do the narrator and Neeka hear on the news about Tupac in Chapter 7 and how do the girls react? What does the narrator's mother say about it?
6. What do the narrator and Neeka dream about when they listen to Tupac's music and how old are they?
7. How does D describe herself and why do Neeka and the narrator envy her? What does D envy about Neeka?
8. What does Jayjones bring home for the girls to eat and what does he say to D about the food?
9. Who is D's foster mother, what is she like, and why does D obey her?
10. What does Neeka say to Jayjones when he tells her what happened to him at the park?
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