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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 Mama choose to do instead of visiting Randy?
2. Why does Jamal go to Tito's house with him after the shooting?
3. What does Tito do when Jamal says he saved his life?
4. What do the Scorpions wear to Angel's funeral?
5. How does Mr. Davidson try to tell Mama to meet with him at school?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when Blood sees Jamal working at the Bodega?
2. How does Mack say Angel and Indian were shot?
3. What does Dwayne say when he and his mother are in the principal's office?
4. Why was Tito late to go with Jamal to meet with Indian?
5. What does Jamal say he would have done if Dwayne had pushed him, and how does Tito respond?
6. What does Dwayne threaten to do after he loses the fight to Jamal, and how does Jamal respond to this?
7. What does Jamal spend his money from his job on?
8. Why does Mack want to be the leader of the Scorpions?
9. What does Mama do when she gets home from the hospital?
10. How does Jamal hear that Randy got hurt?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Sacrifice was a theme that was very prevalent in this book. Who were the characters most affected by this theme, and how did they allow sacrifice to change their lives?
Essay Topic 2
Jamal endures many different trials before the end of the book. What are some of these trials, and what lessons does he learn through these experiences?
Essay Topic 3
What were Jamal's thoughts on education, and how did this change his actions. How did this ideal of his change the course of the plot?
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