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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 did Benji think of his father's haircuts when he was little?
(a) They were painful but worth it.
(b) They were really bad.
(c) They were great.
(d) They were necessary to save money.
2. What kind of shoes does Benji imagine getting for the school year?
(a) Combat boots.
(d) Fancy shoes so people take him more seiously.
3. Where is Melanie living when Benji meets her in Chapter 7?
(a) Her parents' mansion.
(b) A youth hostel.
(c) A rented beach house.
(d) Her parents' yacht.
4. Benji sneaks into his old house with ___________.
(a) Melanie, Reggie, and NP.
(b) Melanie and Reggie.
(c) Melanie, Reggie, NP, and Nick.
(d) Just Melanie.
5. Where does Benji run into Melanie?
(a) Outside his house.
(b) In Jonni Waffle.
(c) At the concert.
(d) In the library.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which group goes first in the neighborhood races in Chapter 8?
2. Who does NP want to bring to the concert?
3. How often does Benji listen to the local radio station?
4. How did Benji get a ticket to the concert at Sag Harbor?
5. How does Benji's mother resolve the argument between herself and Benji's father during the BBQ?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Benji thinking about one Saturday morning in Chapter 5?
2. Why do Benji and his friends stop watching the races in Chapter 8?
3. Why is Benji embarrassed about his music choices?
4. What makes Benji feel extra proud about being able to sneak into the Lisa Lisa concert in Chapter 6?
5. How is Benji feeling when he hears his parents pull into the driveway in Chapter 7?
6. What does Benji only realize in retrospect about his father's haircuts?
7. According to Benji in Chapter 5, why was The Cosby Show so groundbreaking?
8. What causes Benji to realize his father's BBQ isn't all that he remembered it to be?
9. How does Benji try to avoid making his father angry?
10. How does Benji feel about his future as the novel concludes?
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