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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. When Troy comments that Hank Aaron is doing well, what is Troy's response?
(a) He says that he was a better player than Aaron.
(b) He says that Aaron is going to burn out in no time.
(c) He says that that's only one example.
(d) He says that Aaron is a sellout.
2. Why does Gabriel suddenly run off from Rose and Troy's yard?
(a) He says Saint Peter needs him immediately.
(b) He says he hears the hounds of hell coming after him.
(c) He is afraid of the noise from the trash trucks.
(d) He is angry with Troy for lecturing him.
3. When Lyons appears, what makes Troy ask him why he's not in jail?
(a) A club where Lyons plays got raided.
(b) Troy is implying that Lyons stole his money,
(c) Troy often poses this question to Lyons.
(d) Bono told Troy that three of Lyons' friends were in jail.
4. What does Troy tell Cory in response to his explanation about the football recruiter?
(a) Troy tells Cory he needs a full-time job.
(b) Troy tells Cory not to trust the recruiter.
(c) Troy tells Cory he has met the recruiter.
(d) Troy tells Cory to give back the gifts the recruiter gave him.
5. For what crime did Troy serve time in prison?
(a) He committed armed robbery.
(b) He was caught selling drugs.
(c) He beat up a police officer.
(d) He accidentally killed a man.
Short Answer Questions
1. As Troy complains about how everybody manages his money for him, Gabriel arrives carrying what?
2. In what way does Troy say he doesn't want his son to end up like him?
3. What does Troy do after he talks about still having strength left to have sex with Rose?
4. On the day the play begins, what did the boss do when he caught Troy and Bono's co-worker doing something wrong?
5. What does Cory tell Troy about the football recruiter who has watched Cory play with his high school team?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Troy say that he is not planning to give Alberta up?
2. When Troy complains that Cory is lazy, how does Rose respond?
3. What is Rose's response to Troy's confession about Alberta?
4. After Lyons leaves, and Cory is left alone in the yard, what does he do, unaware that Troy is watching him?
5. What does Troy say in response to Rose's comment that their son Cory is being scouted by a recruiter?
6. For what reason does Troy rightly assume that Lyons has come to see them?
7. Why does Troy tell Cory that he needs to get a full-time job?
8. What does Rose say Raynell brought into her life?
9. What does Troy say in response to Bono's comment that he's been spending a lot of time with a woman named Alberta?
10. After Bono and Troy's conversation about Alberta, Bono leaves and then Troy confesses what to Rose?
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