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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. What is the name of the girl who says she now wants to be a Pushcart Queen?
(a) Melissa Cudd.
(b) Mary Margaret.
(c) Alice Myles.
(d) Alicia Hammerman.

2. What does Buddy Wisser propose as a compromise to the number of trucks allowed in the city?
(a) The Truck/Pushcart Formula.
(b) The Big Truck/Little Truck Theory.
(c) The Flower Formula.
(d) The Truck Formula.

3. What does Papa Paretz give each of the truck drivers who agree to their terms?
(a) An apple and a pear.
(b) A bag of pretzels.
(c) A handful of flowers.
(d) A hot dog.

4. Where is the statue of General Anna?
(a) Tompkins Sqaure Park.
(b) The City Library.
(c) City Hall.
(d) Beecker Street.

5. What prompts the many letters to the editor about the pushcarts?
(a) The photo of Mack hitting Morris the Florist.
(b) The photo of Mack hitting Harry the Hot Dog.
(c) The story of Mack hitting Frank the Flower.
(d) The story of Mack hitting General Anna.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does General Anna say should be a condition of the peace?

2. What does Maxie say is the purpose of the map of New York City that was found in his shop?

3. Why does Ms. Portlette not stay until the end of the meeting?

4. What kind of truck is Mack driving?

5. Who does Maxie invite to his meeting with The Three?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Mack's reaction to being locked up so close to Frank the Flower?

2. Why does Maxie Hammerman say he won't give the shorthand notes on the meeting of The Three to the newspaper?

3. What does the Police Commissioner say is wrong with following the demands of the truckers?

4. What role do the pushcart vendors play in the battle at Beecker Street?

5. What is the annual festival named for the Battle at Beecker Street and why?

6. Why does Miriam Portlette take notes of the meeting of The Three?

7. List the main points of the Mayor's address regarding the peace march.

8. What does Maxie Hammerman tell the pushcart vendors they must do now, and what is the significance of that order to Mr. Jerusalem?

9. What is Maxie's theory of war with regard to money?

10. What are the four demands made by the truckers in their manifesto?

(see the answer keys)

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