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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 does Sam grow?
2. Why does Kim plant something?
(a) She wants her father to know her.
(b) Her mother asks her to.
(c) Her brother asks her to.
(d) It is a school project.
3. Why does Kim choose a place behind a refrigerator?
(a) She wants to be hidden.
(b) She wants it to be cold.
(c) She wants it to be seen.
(d) She wants it to be dark.
4. What does Sam notice about the gardeners, in terms of location?
(a) The garden is mixed well in terms of cultural diversity.
(b) The garden is segregated, like the community.
(c) The garden only has blacks, like the community.
(d) The garden only has whites, like the community.
5. How does Sam get people to open up?
(a) He asks about their children.
(b) He smiles at them.
(c) He has a counseling office.
(d) He asks about their pets.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Ana measure the passing time in her neighborhood?
2. What did Leona’s grandma lay on the graves of her physicians?
3. What has Tio Juan become?
4. Gonzalo says Tio Juan recognizes the seeds like what?
5. Where is Gonzalo from?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Kim plant beans in the vacant lot?
2. Why does Ana purchase binoculars at the end of the chapter titled “Ana”?
3. What were Leona’s grandmother’s experiences with doctors?
4. What is the cultural problem Sam finds about the lot?
5. Why does Ana describe her neighborhood in terms of the cultures within it?
6. How does gardening help Tio Juan in the chapter “Gonzalo”?
7. How does Leona finally convince the city officials to meet with her?
8. How does the chapter “Wendell” begin to show that words are not necessary to bring cultures together?
9. How does Sam try to make people in the neighborhood friendlier?
10. At the end of this chapter “Sam,” why does Sam claim the garden is a reflection of Cleveland?
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