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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 old is Jazmin?
2. Where is Jazmin's father?
3. Where is the card game set up?
4. What is next to Jazmin's apartment?
5. Who brings the gun to the poker party?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Jazmin describe the Garden of Eden Bar and Grill?
2. What does Jazmin pretend she is doing when she is actually moving?
3. To what different circumstances do the girls respond with laughter?
4. How does CeCe convince the two men to stop fighting?
5. Why are Jazmin and her sister moving?
6. What do the people think that Jazmin is looking for in the trash cans?
7. What happened after Jazmin's father died?
8. What types of businesses does Amsterdam Avenue have?
9. How does Jazmin handle her fear from her experience with the rat?
10. Why does Jazmin not want to go to see her mother?
Essay Topic 1
Each section of Jazmin's notebook deals with a particular theme. Choose one section and identify the main theme of this section. Discuss the way Jazmin develops the theme through the experiences that she shares.
Essay Topic 2
Jazmin shows a great will to live and to succeed in life even though she may not have come from the best situation. Why do you believe Jazmin has such a strong will to survive? Why don't more people have this same will?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the role of Timothy in the novel.
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