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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. How old was the schoolgirl that was caught with gang tattoos and distributing fliers for a party in Part 1, Chapter 1?
2. On what date did the Northridge earthquake (or LA Quake) occur?
(a) January 17, 1994.
(b) July 1, 1975.
(c) October 8, 1980.
(d) March 25, 1989.
3. The murder case described by the narrator in “Intake” involved a botched robbery at what location?
(a) A check-cashing terminal.
(b) A liquor store.
(c) A freeway motel.
(d) A gas station.
4. The estimated street gang force in Los Angeles was estimated at how many in 1994, according to the author in Part 1, Chapter 1?
5. What lockup facility is called the “closest thing to an orphanage in Los Angeles” in Part 1, Chapter 6?
(a) Rogers Hall.
(b) Jacoby Hall.
(c) Williams Hall.
(d) MacLaren Hall.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who was the new intake case charged with murder associated with a botched robbery in “Intake”?
2. The Prologue of the book gives a setting of Gila County, Arizona, on what date?
3. Where was Luis Santos taken when he was taken from Juvenile Hall in Part 1, Chapter 5?
4. Who was the attorney representing Ronald Duncan in Part 1, Chapter 8?
5. According to the author in Part 1, Chapter 3, due to the protections of the Juvenile court, Ronald Duncan would be released by what age?
Short Essay Questions
1. For what crime was Carla James charged in Part 1, Chapter 2? How is Carla characterized by the author?
2. What was the judge’s decision regarding George Trevino’s “fitness”? Why did the judge reach this decision?
3. What led to Geri Vance’s entrance into “the system” in his youth? How did his prior record affect his chances in court in Part 1, Chapter 4?
4. What did Elias Elizondo tell Edward Humes about juvenile reform in “Intake”?
5. How did Judge Dorn’s conflict with the Public Defender’s office begin to escalate in Part 1, Chapter 7?
6. How is Elias Elizondo described? What is revealed in Elias’s poem from “Intake”?
7. How is Judge Roosevelt Dorn described in Part 1, Chapter 1? What was Beckstrand’s impression of Dorn?
8. When did the majority of intakes take place at the Central Lockup of Juvenile Hall, according to the author in “Intake”? Who in this system is described as having the greatest power?
9. What emotions does the author describe as being central within the juvenile justice system in Part 1, Chapter 1?
10. How were Joseph Gutierrez’s actions perceived by the court in Part 1, Chapter 5?
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