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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. Which of the following teams put a clause in their contract, ensuring player Will Wolford would always remain the highest paid player on their team?
2. While studying with Miss Sue, what kinds of grades does Michael receive?
3. After he is taken away from his mother's home, which of the following is NOT a place where Michael stayed?
4. What does Leigh Anne steal to use in Michael's high school year book?
5. Which of Dee Dee's family members was murdered in his bed?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is Joyce Thomson, and why does she show up on the Tuohy's doorstep?
2. How did Dee Dee meet Michael's father, Michael Williams?
3. How did Michael feel about his family and friends coming to him asking for money after he started playing football?
4. What is the Egg Bowl?
5. What does Michael remember most about the day when Child Services came to take him and his siblings away?
6. How does Michael's mother, Dee Dee, react to the news that Michael is going to graduate from high school?
7. What clause was put into Will Wolford's contract when he was playing for the Indianapolis Colts?
8. How does Leigh Anne Tuohy feel about the aggressive coaches who come to visit Michael in her home?
9. How did left tackle Chris Doleman get into the head of Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana?
10. What would Dee Dee do at the first of every month, like clockwork?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Michael is a fish out of water at Briarcrest school. First, explain how Michael found his way to Briarcrest and which people in his life fought to ensure he would find a place at this school. Then, explain how the school itself reacted to having its first African American student.
Essay Topic 2
The success of left tackles in the NFL had a major impact on the way professional players were paid. First, explain how the role of the left tackle in NFL games changed over the past 40 years. Then, explain how these changes in NFL policy were reflected in the paychecks of the professional players.
Essay Topic 3
When Michael graduated from high school, it was a moment of extreme pride for him. First, create a list of all the people who came out to support Michael during the ceremony. Then, explain why Dee Dee was not in attendance. Finally, explain how Leigh Anne maneuvered around the problem of finding a baby photo for Michael's graduation year book.
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