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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 many kids does the narrator claim are warehoused at Central Juvenile Hall in “Intake”?
2. Ronald Duncan is described as just having come in on what bus in the beginning of Part 1, Chapter 3?
(a) The 4:30 p.m. bus.
(b) The 9:30 a.m. bus.
(c) The 11 a.m. bus.
(d) The 8 p.m. bus.
3. Judge Roosevelt Dorn opened his courtroom punctually at what time each day, according to the author in Part 1, Chapter 4?
(a) 8:30 a.m.
(b) 6:00 a.m.
(c) 7:00 a.m.
(d) 10:30 a.m.
4. On what night of the week did the author lead a writing class at Central Juvenile Hall?
5. According to the author in Part 1, Chapter 1, violent offenses by juveniles had risen how much in the past 5 years?
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Peggy Beckstrand discover about her star witness in the Ronald Duncan case in Part 1, Chapter 8?
2. What does “ACLU” stand for?
3. Where did Peggy Beckstrand go to pick up her star witness in the Ronald Duncan case in Part 1, Chapter 8?
4. What is the name of the boy who testified against his father for molestation in Peggy Beckstrand’s memories of a prior case in Part 1, Chapter 3?
5. How much money had John Sloan paid for the .380 revolver he had, according to the evidence presented in Part 1, Chapter 5?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the author describe Geri Vance’s home life growing up in Part 1, Chapter 4?
2. How does the author describe “status offenses” in Part 1, Chapter 2? What is Humes’s opinion of status offenses?
3. How were Joseph Gutierrez’s actions perceived by the court in Part 1, Chapter 5?
4. What did Elias Elizondo tell Edward Humes about juvenile reform in “Intake”?
5. What courtroom does the author describe as the central setting for the narrative in Part 1, Chapter 1? How is this setting described by Peggy Beckstrand?
6. How is Judge Roosevelt Dorn described in Part 1, Chapter 1? What was Beckstrand’s impression of Dorn?
7. How does the author describe the DA’s case as revealed in the Duncan trial in Part 1, Chapter 8?
8. What led to Carla James’s apprehension in Part 1, Chapter 7?
9. How does the author describe Judge Dorn’s impressions on those within the California Juvenile Justice system in Part 1, Chapter 4?
10. How was Peggy Beckstrand’s cross-examination of Roland Duncan described in Part 1, Chapter 8?
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