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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The sporting event Stevie has the opportunity to cover as a student reporter takes place in what city?
(a) Seattle.
(b) New Orleans.
(c) Denver.
(d) Chicago.

2. Thomas Whiting teaches at what university in the novel?
(a) Duke.
(b) MSU.
(c) Boise State.
(d) USC.

3. What is a rhetorical device, literary technique, or situation in which there is a sharp incongruity or discordance that goes beyond the simple and evident intention of words or actions?
(a) Oxymoron.
(b) Simile.
(c) Rhetoric.
(d) Irony.

4. Who explains to Stevie who each of the players are and the other members who work for the team in Chapter 4?
(a) Bobby Kelleher.
(b) Thomas Whiting.
(c) Stuart Feeley.
(d) Dick Weiss.

5. The sporting event Stevie has the opportunity to cover as a student reporter takes place at what arena?
(a) Wrigley Field.
(b) The Superdome.
(c) Rogers Arena.
(d) Madison Square Garden.

6. What is Stevie's last name in the novel?
(a) Thomas.
(b) Terrance.
(c) Treadwell.
(d) Thompson.

7. Stevie and Susan Carol part for dinner and plan to meet the next morning to go to the hotel where what team is staying?
(a) North Carolina.
(b) Syracuse.
(c) Duke University.
(d) MSU.

8. As they approach the locker room, Susan Carol gets Stevie in by producing the letter stating they are what in Chapter 5?
(a) "Only kept from sensitive areas."
(b) "Only children."
(c) "Fully accredited media."
(d) "Allowed to roam the stadium."

9. In Chapter 1, Stevie receives a letter that he is the winner of an essay contest from what organization?
(a) The International Association of Sports Writers.
(b) Sports Illustrated.
(c) The U.S. Basketball Writers Association.
(d) The North American Writers Union.

10. The essay winners and their parents have an opportunity to meet a famous sports writer from what publication in Chapter 2?
(a) The L.A. Times.
(b) The New York Daily News.
(c) The Chicago Tribune.
(d) The Denver Post.

11. What is a literary figure of speech that uses an image, story or tangible object to represent a less tangible object or some intangible quality or idea?
(a) Narrative.
(b) Metaphor.
(c) Oxymoron.
(d) Exposition.

12. Susan Carol's father is responsible for founding a religious group for what?
(a) Drug addicts.
(b) Gamblers.
(c) Prostitutes.
(d) Alcoholics.

13. The other winner of the student reporter essay contest, aside from Stevie, is named what?
(a) Susan Carol Anderson.
(b) Dick Vitale.
(c) Stuart Feeley.
(d) Thomas Whiting.

14. In Chapter 7, Stevie and Susan Carol discuss who they can trust with the information they overheard and decide to go to Brill and whom?
(a) Dick Weiss.
(b) Coach K.
(c) Thomas Whiting.
(d) Dick Vitale.

15. Chip Garber is the star player of what team in the novel?
(a) Syracuse.
(b) MSU.
(c) Duke University.
(d) USC.

Short Answer Questions

1. What team is practicing on the court when Stevie and Susan Carol arrive in Chapter 3?

2. When he meets Susan Carol on the court, Stevie asks her if she's been able to find who in Chapter 6?

3. Who accompanies Stevie on the trip when he leaves to cover a sporting event in Chapter 1?

4. When Stevie and Susan Carol read Professor Whiting's bio in the media program, they find out he sits on a sub-committee about what?

5. Stevie and Susan Carol go down to the front desk to get what in Chapter 9?

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