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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 does the narrator say Tash has not lost?
(a) His stutter.
(b) Any weight.
(c) His depressed shuffling.
(d) His swagger or energy.
2. What does the narrator say about the evidence against Tupac for sexual assault?
(a) It is scanty.
(b) The narrator does not mention the evidence.
(c) It is overwhelming against Tuapc.
(d) It is overwhelming that the accuser is lying.
3. What does Neeka fear?
(a) Being arrested.
(b) Her mother finding out.
(c) Being beaten or raped.
4. What happens to the narrator and Neeka in May?
(a) They graduate from high school.
(b) They both turn 16.
(c) They both turn 12.
(d) They are arrested for loitering.
5. What is one thing Jayjones says black people cannot do?
(a) Look at a cop in the eyes.
(b) Walk too fast.
(c) Sing in public.
(d) Attend church in peace.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Sly?
2. What do the three girls vow to do?
3. What does Neeka say about Tash?
4. What is the news about Tash?
5. What does Neeka want to do?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do Neeka and the narrator do when they come home after being with D in Chapter 11?
2. How does Neeka's family enter the prison and how do they feel about the guards?
3. What does Neeka complain about on the way to the prison and what does she think she can do about it?
4. What does Neeka's family do while visiting with Tash and what does Miss Irene say about his lawyer? What does Tash tell her?
5. What happens in May with the narrator and how does she feel about it?
6. How does Miss Irene react to the photographer in Chapter 15?
7. What does the narrator's mother give her for her birthday?
8. Who was Tash's music teacher and what did he think of Tash's playing?
9. What is D's history with foster homes?
10. How does the narrator feel about the amphitheater and what do the girls do on the stage?
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