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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How much money does Vernon discover they've made for Ronald?
2. What does Vernon say he's going to do when Mr. Ward dies?
3. What does Vernon steal from the Woolworth's store?
4. What does Vernon's father make Vernon to eat when they meet in the kitchen in the middle of the night?
5. How long does it take for Vernon, Maxine and Ronald to clean up the yard?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is on television that prompts the argument between Vernon and Maxine in chapter 20 and what does Maxine say about it that makes Vernon mad?
2. Describe the scene in which the "Pointer Sisters" perform?
3. Why does Vernon's dad say he never learned to read?
4. Describe how Vernon acts during the Special Olympics and why his actions prompt Miss Marlow to say that he's very good with the special needs children.
5. Describe the yard Ronald where Ronald stops to stare for so long, and how does Ronald's vision of the yard differ from Vernon's?
6. Describe the argument and fight Vernon and Tony have after the fair.
7. What does Maxine say about being smart?
8. What is Vernon supposed to tell Maxine when Miss Annie sends him to see her in jail?
9. What are three of the things Maxine says when she interrupts the mass?
10. What does Vernon discover happens to the neighborhood once he's in junior high?
Essay Topic 1
Who is Miss Annie? What kind of person is she? Why is she important to the story? What is her impact on Vernon?
Essay Topic 2
Describe actions of Vernon and Ronald at the Special Olympics. Who do they encounter? What do they do? What does Miss Marlow say about it on the way home? Was she correct?
Essay Topic 3
Vernon should have been very happy when Ronald tries to talk but he's suddenly frightened because of all the changes that are happening. What are some of the other changes occurring in Vernon's life and what are his reactions? Who does he turn to for help?
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