The Crossover Test | Final Test - Easy

Kwame Alexander
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How are "the unspoken words" described in the poem "After"?
(a) "Volcanic and weighty."
(b) "Piercing and ominous."
(c) "Bandaged and hurt."
(d) "Solemn and wounded."

2. What is the final score in "Text Messages from Vondie"?
(a) 37-35.
(b) 40-39.
(c) 35-20.
(d) 39-38.

3. Who is the doctor that Josh's mom tells his dad to call in "The Next Morning"?
(a) Dr. Williams.
(b) Dr. Youngblood.
(c) Dr. Echols.
(d) Dr. Denali.

4. What is the court described as doing in the poem "The Last Shot"?
(a) Thrashing.
(b) Rolling.
(c) Sizzling.
(d) Bouncing.

5. What is the state of Josh's father's health in "Myocardial Infarction"?
(a) He has turned blind.
(b) He has had a brain aneurysm.
(c) He is paralyzed.
(d) He is in a coma.

6. In "Basketball Rule #7," the narrator says, "Rebounding is the art of" what?
(a) "Anticipating."
(b) "Knowing."
(c) "Dancing."
(d) "Responding."

7. At what time is the first text message posted in "Text Messages from Mom, Part Two"?
(a) 7:34.
(b) 8:23.
(c) 6:45.
(d) 5:47.

8. The narrator says in "Basketball Rule #9," "When the game is on the line," to do what?
(a) "Don't fear."
(b) "Focus."
(c) "Shift focus."
(d) "Keep running."

9. What does Josh's father describe writing a book titled in "Questions"?
(a) "Basketball Rules."
(b) "Thing's I've Learned on the Court."
(c) "My Days in the Euroleague."
(d) "Fast Changes."

10. What musician does Josh describe listening to in "I Don't Think I'll Ever Get Used To"?
(a) Charlie Parker.
(b) Dr. Dre.
(c) Tupac.
(d) Lil Wayne.

11. What is Vondie's girlfriend's favorite color described as in "Even Vondie"?
(a) Purple.
(b) Brown.
(c) Green.
(d) Black.

12. What does Josh's father say when he awakens in "On Christmas Eve"?
(a) "How did the game come out?"
(b) "Where is your brother?"
(c) "I love you all."
(d) "Filthy, I didn't jump ship."

13. What does Josh say that JB hates in "Myocardial Infarction"?
(a) Football.
(b) Basketball.
(c) Girls.
(d) Baseball.

14. What is the score that Josh says the game is at in "For Dad"?
(a) 49-49.
(b) 50-51.
(c) 49-48.
(d) 52-53.

15. How old was Josh when he pushed a kid out of the swings for JB, according to the narrative in "Santa Claus Stops By"?
(a) 5.
(b) 6.
(c) 7.
(d) 9.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the first line in the poem "Mom, Since You Asked, I'll Tell You Why I'm So Angry"?

2. What question does Josh ask his coach when the coach asks if he is sure he is able to play in "During Warm-Ups"?

3. Who is compared to a strong wind in the opening of the poem "Storm"?

4. What does Josh describe doing during practice in "This Week, I"?

5. At what hospital is Josh's family in "The Doctor Pats Jordand and Me on the Back and Says"?

(see the answer keys)

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