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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 the needy have to sit through in order to receive a free dinner?
(a) Lectures on finding jobs.
(b) Sermons from Brother Bill.
(c) Counseling sessions with Ron and Deborah.
(d) Medical exams.

2. How soon after arriving in Fort Worth did Denver meet Deborah?
(a) Many years.
(b) Immediately, because she met him at the train station.
(c) Only a few hours.
(d) Many months.

3. How many years did Denver work the cotton fields?
(a) 30.
(b) 5.
(c) 15.
(d) 50.

4. Why did Li'l Buddy not play much as a child?
(a) He spent his time reading adventure novels.
(b) He preferred the company of the older folks.
(c) He spent every free moment fishing.
(d) Big Mama gave him so many chores.

5. What did Denver think of Deborah the first time he met her in Fort Worth?
(a) She hated the homeless.
(b) She was the skinniest, nosiest, pushiest white or black woman he ever met.
(c) She was his guardian angel.
(d) She was rude and prejudiced against blacks.

Short Answer Questions

1. Same Kind of Different as Me is what type of book?

2. In Chapter 13, Denver looked back on life as a sharecropper. How did he feel at age 18 in a 2-room shack with a bed, table, stove and an outhouse?

3. What type of person was Uncle James?

4. Who was called Li'l Buddy, while growing up?

5. When the Falcon jet landed, what happened to Ron?

Short Essay Questions

1. What dream did Deborah have that she told Ron about?

2. Describe how Ron felt when he looks back on Miss Poe's punishment 26 years earlier?

3. After Deborah's funeral, how did Denver feel about Ron, and what dream-like experience or visitation made him feel more at ease in Ron's house?

4. Describe the condition of Hershalee's house and what happened there when Ron and Denver visited it together.

5. Explain how and where Ron learned that President Kennedy had been shot.

6. How did Denver's encounter with the white woman with a flat tire impact his life?

7. Explain how Ron and Deborah used $10,000 in 1975 from the sale of a valuable Renoir painting.

8. How did Denver come to work as a sharecropper and who was responsible for his involvement?

9. After Deborah was given only weeks to live, why did Denver say that Deborah "ain't goin nowhere"?

10. In the conclusion of the story, what did Denver tell Ron about being homeless?

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