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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. Benji believes his father is ___________.
(a) A fraud.
(b) A famous man trying to escape his past.
(c) A fugitive.
(d) An alcoholic.
2. When Benji looks at the Sag Harbor adults, what does he imagine is the reason he can't figure out which one he will become?
(a) His future self is too scared to acknowledge himself to the younger Benji.
(b) His future self is too important to return to Sag Habor ever again.
(c) He doesn't live past the age of 18.
(d) His future self never returns to Sag Harbor.
3. Who arranges the wood in the bonfire?
(a) Benji's dad.
(b) Reggie, since he works the grills at Burger King.
(d) Mr. Nickerson.
4. Which word best describes Benji's father?
5. What is the full name of the band that came to Sag Harbor in Chapter 6?
(a) Lisa Lisa and the Tools.
(b) Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam.
(c) Lisa Lisa Lisa and the Sisters.
(d) Lisa Lisa and Mona Mona.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Benji think of his father's BBQ at the beginning of Chapter 5?
2. What does Barry throw into the bonfire?
3. What kind of music does the local radio station play?
4. Who is able to get into the concert when they try a second time?
5. Who stops by to ask about Benji's dad's BBQ?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do Benji and his friends stop watching the races in Chapter 8?
2. How do Benji's neighbors act when they learn his father is BBQing?
3. Why are people under the age of 19 not allowed at the Lisa Lisa concert?
4. How does Reggie try to avoid making his father angry?
5. What do Benji and Melanie talk about during their walk in Chapter 7?
6. How is Benji feeling when he hears his parents pull into the driveway in Chapter 7?
7. What kinds of things does Benji imagine needing for the school year as he lies in bed in Chapter 8?
8. How does Benji feel about his future as the novel concludes?
9. According to Benji in Chapter 5, why was The Cosby Show so groundbreaking?
10. Why is it problematic for Benji to have a crush on Erica?
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