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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Mark ask Bryon to stop in Chapter 7?
2. How does Bryon propose going steady with Cathy?
3. Why did Mark's father shoot his mother?
4. What does Bryon say happened to his dad?
5. Why does Bryon have such a hard time at work in Chapter 8?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay explaining the advantages and disadvantages of being a teenager. Be sure to address:
1 - Challenges teens face that adults seem to be unaware of.
2 - The benefits of being young.
3 - How teenagers can make the most of their youth.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay discussing revenge. Be sure to touch upon:
1 - The motivations behind getting revenge.
2 - Some famous stories of revenge.
3 - Whether or not revenge helps to reconcile a situation.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay about race relations in North America. How much does misunderstanding between different races lead to violence? How is this violence perpetuated? Is gang membership often based on a common race and identity?
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