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. Why do the police show up at Shlink's party?

2. Who offers Jim a ride as far as 181st after his train breaks down?

3. What does Willie do to Jim's soda that offends him?

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

5. What does Jim say is the newest thing on the "junk scene"?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What is a "war baby?" Why does Jim believe he is paying for a war he was not alive for? Discuss how war affects future generations.

Essay Topic 2

What might Jim's goals be? What is he doing to accomplish 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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