|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which gang is preparing for war after the shooting at the vacant lot?
(a) Rano's gang.
(c) The Tribe.
(d) The Old Boys.
2. Who loses an eye in the gang shooting?
3. Who does Luis think teachers favor at his high school?
(a) Poor kids.
(d) Rich kids.
4. How was Luis's first Christmas in Watts?
(a) Better than Mexico.
(b) The best ever.
(c) The usual.
(d) Not good.
5. What does Jandro have Luis and Rano steal?
(c) Specific cars.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why was Luis's father jailed after his parents were married?
2. What did Luis's mother buy him in the memory at the beginning of the book?
3. What happens when Luis's family has to move in with a relative?
4. Who is Seni?
5. What kind of car goes by when a gang member is shot in the face?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the gang discover about the white people at the beach?
2. Why is Luis known as "Chin?"
3. How does Luis's problem with stealing and killing come to a head at the concession stand?
4. Who are "Thee Impersonations"?
5. What do Luis's early memories reveal about his feelings toward his father?
6. How does Luis describe his high school?
7. What do Luis and Rano do with their money they earn?
8. What happens when Luis's father gets a better job?
9. How does graffiti show a rift within the gang?
10. Who is Yuk Yuk and what influence does he has on Luis's life?
This section contains 617 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)