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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 Leona take with her to see the city?
(a) A signed petition.
(b) A bag of garbage.
(c) A group of people.
(d) A request for service.
2. What happens when a man throws a bottle into the lot in the chapter “Sam”?
(a) Another man throws the bottle back into an apartment.
(b) Sam becomes angry.
(c) Someone is shot.
(d) Someone is killed.
3. What does Wendell realize about the plants?
(a) They can protect the ground.
(b) They are not going to survive.
(c) The make him happy.
(d) They give him hope for change.
4. What does Sam note about the trash in the lot?
(a) The lot is now cleaned weekly.
(b) The gardeners throw their trash in the lot.
(c) People continue to use the lot as a trash can.
(d) The problem has been eliminated.
5. Why did Gonzalo’s father make Gonzalo talk to everyone for him?
(a) Because his father was shy.
(b) Because his father was deaf.
(c) Because his father was mute.
(d) Because his father couldn’t speak English.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Leona do that hurries things along with the city?
2. How old was Leona’s grandma when she died?
3. Whose picture is Kim staring at during the opening of the book?
4. What does Gonzalo realize he knows of growing food?
5. In what year did Ana move into the area?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Kim’s family keep a photo of their father at an alter?
2. Why do you think Ana is so suspicious of Kim?
3. Why do you think Ana attempts to correct her mistake?
4. Why does Kim wonder about whether her father sees her?
5. At the end of this chapter “Sam,” why does Sam claim the garden is a reflection of Cleveland?
6. Why does Leona decide she needs to do something about the lot?
7. What is the problem with water in the lot, and how does Sam deal with it?
8. What were Leona’s grandmother’s experiences with doctors?
9. What is the “Garcia Equation”?
10. Do you think Ana was right to go dig up something she thought was trouble?
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