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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. What does Mr. Hunter teach?
2. Why was Tito late meeting up with Jamal?
3. How much will Mr. Gonzalez pay Jamal?
4. What time is Jamal told to meet with the Scorpions to appoint a new leader?
5. How does the new medication make Jamal feel?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Mack want to be the leader of the Scorpions?
2. What does Jamal see after he hears the three shots of the gun?
3. What does Jamal spend his money from his job on?
4. What does Mama do when she gets home from the hospital?
5. What happens as Tito's cab is driving away?
6. What happened when Tito told Abuela about what he did in the park?
7. What happens when Blood sees Jamal working at the Bodega?
8. What happened when Abuela found the gun that Tito was hiding?
9. How does Mack say Angel and Indian were shot?
10. What does Jamal think about as he runs home from Tito's house after the shooting?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What did Jamal do at the boat basin, and how did what happened there change his ideas on life?
Essay Topic 2
Many different characters in this book were persuaded to do things that they would not have done of their own accord. What are some of these instances, and how did persuasion affect the course of the plot?
Essay Topic 3
Despair was a theme that was placed in a number of sensitive places in this plot. What are some of these places, and what role did despair play in this book?
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