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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. Where is Mr. Davidson transferring Jamal?
2. Where does Tito's father live?
3. How long does Mama allow Jamal to speak with Mack?
4. Why won't Jamal let Tito come to his house?
5. What does Tito do when he hears what Jamal would have done if Dwayne had pushed him?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Jamal hear that Randy got hurt?
2. What does Jamal think about as he runs home from Tito's house after the shooting?
3. What does Jamal spend his money from his job on?
4. What does Dwayne threaten to do after he loses the fight to Jamal, and how does Jamal respond to this?
5. Why does Mack want to be the leader of the Scorpions?
6. What does Dwayne say when he and his mother are in the principal's office?
7. Why does Jamal lose his job?
8. What does Mr. Davidson say when Jamal comes to the school nurse?
9. Why won't Jamal let Tito come to his house?
10. How does Mack say Angel and Indian were shot?
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
What role does symbolism play in the story and where does it appear? How is the plot altered by the presence of these symbols?
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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