The Crossover Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Kwame Alexander
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through "Warm Up" - "First Quarter".

Multiple Choice Questions

1. "Filthy McNasty" is described as being what mythical creature in the poem by the same name?
(a) "Manchild."
(b) "Archangel."
(c) "Cyclops."
(d) "Ogre."

2. What does the narrator's mother compare the narrator with in the poem "Josh Bell"?
(a) "A dirt road."
(b) "An ol' Chevette."
(c) "A red Corvette."
(d) "A pickup truck."

3. In "Basketball Rule #1" the narrator says, "In this game of life, your family is" what?
(a) "The fans."
(b) "The ball."
(c) "The hoop."
(d) "The court."

4. Who's mother wrote a book, according to the narrator in "Conversation"?
(a) Chuck's mom.
(b) Vondie's mom.
(c) Alexis's mom.
(d) JB's mom.

5. Who are the narrator's favorite rappers who have dreadlocks in "Five Reasons I Have Locks"?
(a) Tupac, Lil Wayne, and Dr. Dre.
(b) Kanye West, Eminem, and The Noorious B.I.G.
(c) Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, and Wale.
(d) Jay Z, Drake, and Dr. Dre.

Short Answer Questions

1. What word in the poem "Filthy McNasty" is extended downward on the page?

2. How does the narrator of "Josh Bell" describe his hair in the poem?

3. What is the narrator's father's name?

4. What word from "Dribbling" is spaced out across the page of the poem?

5. What position does Josh Bell's mother have at his school?

(see the answer key)

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