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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. Who shuffles papers as if Rusty-James is wasting his time?
(a) Motorcycle Boy.
(b) Mr. Harrigan.
(c) Steve.
(d) Coach Ryan.

2. At what time does Rusty-James wake up when at Patty's house?
(a) 7:30 p.m.
(b) 8:00 p.m.
(c) 9:00 a.m.
(d) 5:00 p.m.

3. How does Rusty-James get Patty to cool off when she finds out he is going to fight Biff?
(a) He tells her he loves her.
(b) He leaves.
(c) He stays at her house.
(d) He lies to her.

4. What does Rusty-James think the picture of Motorcycle Boy resembles?
(a) A painting.
(b) A photograph.
(c) A rebel.
(d) A drawing.

5. Why does Rusty-James not want to talk about the good old days?
(a) He misses them.
(b) He hates them.
(c) He cannot remember them.
(d) He does not think they are good days.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 5, what worries Rusty-James when he arrives home after being out all night?

2. Why does Rusty-James slam his fist onto the table?

3. Who does Rusty-James meet from his past?

4. To whose territory does Cleveland High School belong?

5. What does Rusty-James say he has been doing for the last few years?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is important about Steve's behavior in the city in Chapter 7?

2. Why does Rusty-James believe all the people he cares about "talk about weird things?"

3. Why is Rusty-James frightened when Motorcycle Boy smiles after he tells him the picture was a good one?

4. What does Rusty-James' bad grammar and slang tell the reader about his character?

5. Why does it take Rusty-James longer than he thought to forget about Motorcycle Boy's death?

6. What is important about the river?

7. Why does Steve think people in the neighborhood will have a heart attack if Rusty-James goes home?

8. In Chapter 3, what does the apartment reveal about Rusty-James' family?

9. What does Rusty-James mean when he says that Motorcycle Boy is living in a glass bubble?

10. After locating a former gang member, what important fact does Rusty-James learn about Motorcycle Boy?

(see the answer keys)

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