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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. Why did the man in It Doesn't Pay to Be Good adopt two children?
(a) Because he had an omen that he should adopt them.
(b) Because there was a tax break for adopting them.
(c) Because he is childless.
(d) Because he thought they resembled him.
2. Where is the setting of Hard Luck?
(a) A third class train car.
(b) The second class waiting room at the station.
(c) The ticket counter at the train station.
(d) The local bar.
3. Why does the thief claim to have no luck?
(a) He always gets caught.
(b) He cannot support his family.
(c) He can never sell his stolen goods.
(d) He can never find things to steal.
4. What is the name of the person that Moshke has to pay to "keep his mouth shut?"
5. What is Itsik short for?
(c) It is not an abhreviation of any name.
Short Answer Questions
1. Before her adoption, how is the girl Rayzl related to her adopted father?
2. How much money does Danielschik request for his ticket to America?
3. What part of the entrance exam does the son initially fail in High School.
4. What does the priest want to do when he is trapped on the runaway locomotive with Berko?
5. What does the diamond dealer do to the young man who returns his case?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Moshke like to celebrate?
2. What does the Jewish holiday of Sukkos celebrate?
3. How does the narrator of High School describe his wife?
4. Why does the locomotive arrive with no train attached to it in The Wedding That Came Without Its Band?
5. How did Rayzl's birth mother die?
6. What type of relationship does Yoyl have with his neighbor Kompanyevitch?
7. Why does Aharon's son leave the school?
8. Why does Moyshe-Nachman have to support Dovid's family in Go Climb a Tree?
9. How did Paysi's father die?
10. As mentioned in the Slowpoke Express, what does the narrator consider a fact?
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