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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When Ari is in the hospital, how many times does Dante visit him after Ari regains consciousness?
(a) Several times a week.
(c) 3-4 times a week.
2. In Section 3, Chapter 5, what does Ari tell his father he is searching for in his dreams?
(a) His father.
(c) His brother.
(d) His legs.
3. What is Dante's mother's nickname?
4. What does Dante wear when he comes to see Ari in Section 2, Chapter 4?
(a) Polo and khakis.
(b) Worn t-shirt and ratty jeans.
(c) Swim suit and t-shirt.
(d) Muscle shirt and jeans.
5. What does Ari dream about at the beginning of Section 2, Chapter 1?
6. In his journal, what does Ari write that he'd really like for his 16th birthday?
(a) His drivers license.
(b) To never see Dante again.
(c) To be able to walk without crutches.
(d) To talk about his brother.
7. What are boys shooting with a BB gun in Section 1, Chapter 12?
(c) Prairie dogs.
8. What are Dante's favorite comics?
(c) Incredible Hulk.
9. In Section 2, Chapter 7, how old is Ari in his dream where he is holding his brother's hand?
10. In Section 1, Chapter 2, what song does the narrator mention that his mother sings frequently?
(a) Walkin' After Midnight.
(c) Faded Love.
(d) Leavin' on Your Mind.
11. What is the narrator's racial heritage in Section 1, Chapter 2?
(a) Middle Eastern.
12. In Section 1, Chapter 5, what poet does Ari read?
(a) Joyce Kilmer.
(b) Maya Angelou.
(c) William Carlos Williams.
(d) William Cowper.
13. Why does Dante say that he speak funny?
(b) Bad cold.
(c) Infection as a young kid.
(d) Damaged vocal cords.
14. What is Dante's father's occupation?
(b) English professor.
(c) History professor.
15. In Section 1, Chapter 11, what do Ari and Dante throw in a game they make up to play together?
(a) Tennis shoes.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 2, Section 2, how many days does Ari spend in bed?
2. Where did Dante's mother go to graduate school?
3. What does Ari's mother feed him in Section 2, Chapter 2?
4. Why is Ari happy at the end Section 2, Chapter 2?
5. What type of candy does Ari buy in Section 1, Chapter 9?
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