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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 is the name of the person that Henry is talking to in the elevator in Chapter 14?
2. What is the name of the detective that Dutch introduces to Henry?
(a) Mr. Rogers.
(b) Mr. Sullivan.
(c) Mr. Smith.
(d) Mr. Roberts.
3. Which object does Goose shoot in Chapter 16 to find out if there are bullets in the gun?
(a) A wall.
(b) A light.
(c) A door.
(d) A window.
4. What does Bruce eventually realize about the teasing from the other players?
(a) It is about both him and Henry.
(b) It is about Henry, not him.
(c) It is about him, not Henry.
(d) It is about neither him nor Henry.
5. Where does the title of the book come from?
(a) A saying.
(b) A poem.
(c) A song.
(d) Another book.
Short Answer Questions
1. How are some players singing in the shower after the meeting in Chapter 9?
2. Besides his cowboy attire, which musical instrument does Piney have with him in Chapter 15?
3. How long has it been since Henry and Holly have been at Katie's house before Chapter 10?
4. What is Henry's response to Katie's offer in Chapter 12?
5. According to the detective, where has Bruce been for medical treatment?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where is Henry when he learns that Holly is having the baby, and how does it inspire him?
2. Which question does Dutch repeatedly ask Bruce, and why?
3. When does Bruce leave the team to go back home?
4. What is Bruce's reaction to the passing of his mother?
5. How is the team doing with the new coaching and awareness of Bruce's condition?
6. What happens when Katie takes Henry, Holly, and Bruce to dinner in Chapter 10?
7. What surprises the announcers during a game in Chapter 17?
8. What decision does Henry make about life at the end of the book?
9. How does Goose find out about Bruce's illness?
10. Who selects the flowers to send to the funeral for Bruce's mother, and why?
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