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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 does Benji's father get annoyed about with Benji's mother during the BBQ?
(a) She never does her hair right.
(b) She bought cheap paper plates.
(c) She needs to gain some weight.
(d) She needs to lose some weight.
2. What year is it in Chapter 5?
3. What does Benji do to the radio before leaving the house in Chapter 7?
(a) Turns up the volume.
(b) Turns it off.
(c) Changes the station.
(d) Hides it.
4. What did Benji plan on dressing like in order to get into the concert?
(a) Like his preppie friends back in NYC.
(b) Like he does when he has college interviews.
(c) Like his mother always wants him to dress.
(d) Like his father.
5. What does Benji worry will prevent him from seeing the concert?
(a) His parents.
(b) His work schedule.
(c) The bouncer at the door.
(d) His girlfriend.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are Benji and Melanie doing as they discuss their childhoods?
2. How does Benji see the headlights pull into the driveway of his old house?
3. What question does everyone ask at the bonfire?
4. What did Benji think of the concert at the time?
5. How did Benji get a ticket to the concert at Sag Harbor?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Melanie return to Sag Harbor in Chapter 7?
2. What does Benji only realize in retrospect about his father's haircuts?
3. According to Benji in Chapter 5, why was The Cosby Show so groundbreaking?
4. What makes Benji's old house so familiar when he breaks in?
5. What does NP get one of the members of Lisa Lisa to promise in Jonni Waffle?
6. Why is Benji's make-out session with Melanie so awkward afterward?
7. How do Benji's neighbors act when they learn his father is BBQing?
8. How does Benji feel about his future as the novel concludes?
9. How does Benji try to avoid making his father angry?
10. What kinds of things does Benji imagine needing for the school year as he lies in bed in Chapter 8?
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