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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Jamal lose his job?
2. Where does Tito's father live?
3. Why does Jamal say Tito saved his life?
4. How long does Mama allow Jamal to speak with Mack?
5. Who does Mack say shot Indian and Angel?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Jamal see after he hears the three shots of the gun?
2. How does Jamal hear that Randy got hurt?
3. What happened when Abuela found the gun that Tito was hiding?
4. Why does Mack want to be the leader of the Scorpions?
5. What does Jamal say he would have done if Dwayne had pushed him, and how does Tito respond?
6. What does Jamal spend his money from his job on?
7. What happened when Tito told Abuela about what he did in the park?
8. What does Mr. Davidson say when Jamal comes to the school nurse?
9. What happens when Blood sees Jamal working at the Bodega?
10. Why won't Jamal let Tito come to his house?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
This book takes place in a few different settings. Describe some of these settings and how they affected the course of the plot. Why might the author have chosen these particular places for this plot to take place?
Essay Topic 2
Personal identity was one of the main themes in this book. Where did this theme appear, and how did its inclusion in the novel shape the course of the plot?
Essay Topic 3
Gangs were a very prevalent theme in this book. How did this theme affect the main characters?
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