The Crossover Quiz | One Week Quiz A

Kwame Alexander
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through "Fourth Quarter".

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Josh say his father played basketball in "Phone Conversation (I Sub for JB)"?
(a) The UK.
(b) Italy.
(c) Germany.
(d) France.

2. How is JB described in "After"?
(a) "Volcanic and weighty."
(b) "Piercing and ominous."
(c) "Solemn and wounded."
(d) "Bandaged and hurt."

3. For how many days does Josh say his father has been in the hospital in "Tanka for Language Arts Class"?
(a) 12.
(b) 23.
(c) 19.
(d) 9.

4. What word is extended downward on the page in the poem "Showoff"?
(a) "Falls."
(b) "Sinks."
(c) "Tumbles."
(d) "Down."

5. What stylistic literary device is evident in the following phrase from "Showoff"? "... a sick slick sliding sweet seven-foot shot."
(a) Sonorance.
(b) Allusion.
(c) Alliteration.
(d) Assonance.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the girl that Josh talks to on the phone in "Phone Conversation (I Sub for JB)"?

2. How many people does Josh describe hugging in "Santa Claus Stops By"?

3. What is the state of Josh's father's health in "Myocardial Infarction"?

4. Where does Josh describe volunteering in "This Week, I"?

5. What school has Josh's team just defeated in "Article #1 in the Daily News (December 14)"?

(see the answer key)

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