The Basketball Diaries Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Jim attend a going away party for at a bar?

2. Why does the coach tell Jim and Bax they cannot suit up for the game?

3. What is Jim interested in asking his mother when he is released from Riker's Island Juvenile Reformatory?

4. Why does Joe Slapstick tell Jim he should run the offense?

5. Who accompanies Jim to 89th to find a dealer?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Why is Jim unwilling to hustle at Yankee Stadium, when he hustles on the street? Discuss the skills he uses in both of these worlds.

Essay Topic 2

How do priests and brothers show their power at Jim's school? How do the students interact with them?

Essay Topic 3

How does being an athlete help Jim fit in? How does a good reputation as an athlete create opportunities for Jim?

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