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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 is Ari's English teacher in 1987?
(a) Mr. Andrews.
(b) Mr. Peters.
(c) Mr. Ransom.
(d) Mr. Blocker.
2. In Section 5, Chapter 29, what does Ari like to do on Friday nights?
(a) Drive to the desert and look at the stars.
(b) Hang out at a burger joint.
(c) Go to parties.
(d) Go to football games.
3. Where are Dante and his parents driving on their way back to El Paso?
(a) Great Lakes.
(b) New York City.
(d) Washington, D.C.
4. On Saturday afternoons in Section 6, Chapter 1, what does Ari's mother have him do?
(a) Food bank.
(b) Watch his nieces.
(c) Volunteer at the library.
(d) Help her with housework.
5. What days of the week does Ari work in Section 6, Chapter 1?
(a) Wednesday through Saturday.
(b) Tuesday through Friday.
(c) Thursday through Sunday.
(d) Monday through Friday
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the subject of the book that Dante's mother is writing while they are in Chicago?
2. Where does Dante get a job?
3. What color is the pickup that Ari gets for his sixteenth birthday?
4. In Section 4, Chapter 7, who does Ari dream that he runs over with his new pickup?
5. In Section 4, Chapter 2, what is the last class of the day for Ari?
Short Essay Questions
1. At the end of Section 4, Chapter 9, what does Ari think he might do when he grows up?
2. What is Ari's new truck and what does it look like?
3. What does Ari tell Dante about his brother in Section 6, Chapter 4, when they drive out into the desert?
4. What does Dante write and tell Ari is his favorite painting and why does he like that painting?
5. What does Dante get Ari for Christmas in Section 5, Chapter 24, and what does Ari do with his gift?
6. How do Gina and Susie react when Ari tells them how he got hurt?
7. What does Ari do after he gets his license in Section 5, Chapter 21?
8. How does Ari get a dog?
9. Where does Dante get a job and why does he like working there?
10. What does Ari do when Sam and Soledad admire his truck?
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