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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why do the students sign an honor code?
(a) So there is not any further stealing of personal belongings.
(b) So no one embellishes or sensationalizes their stories.
(c) So there is not any further cheating on exams.
(d) So there is not any further fighting.
2. What is the name of the book that has Celie as the main character?
(a) Their Eyes Were Watching God.
(b) The Color Purple.
(c) Scared Silent.
(d) Catcher in the Rye.
3. What does a student want to tell a prisoner in West Virginia?
(a) That he must tell the judge he is innocent so he can be with his daughter.
(b) To be on good behavior so he can get out soon.
(c) To write an apology letter to the family of the man he murdered.
(d) To think how he can be an influence even though he is in jail.
4. Until the students found the safety of Room 203, what did they see to be a solution to their problems?
5. Why, a few weeks before graduation, does a student have to give up his dream of attending a prestigious technical school?
(a) His mother dies.
(b) He does not get a scholarship.
(c) His father is ill.
(d) He flunks several of his classes.
6. Who wrote, "Who so should be a man, must be a nonconformist"?
7. What is different about rooming arrangements when the Freedom Writers go to New York?
(a) The students stay with private individuals.
(b) The students stay with holocaust survivors.
(c) Gruwell chooses who rooms with who.
(d) The students choose their roommates.
8. Why do the students and Gruwell have to climb out the window of the school one night?
(a) Because they are not supposed to be in the building after hours.
(b) That is how they get into the school.
(c) Because there is a gang fight outside the front door.
(d) So the alarms don't go off.
9. How is money raised to get the students to college?
(a) Sell the rights to their diaries.
(b) Basketball tournaments.
(d) A nonprofit organization is created.
10. What program is created to teach tolerance to kids who feel as if they don't fit in?
(a) Celebrating Diversity Through the Arts.
(b) Diversity Through Mentoring.
(c) Celebrating Diversity Through Literature.
(d) Celebrating Diversity Through Sports.
11. When the students walk down the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, what motto do they chant?
(a) Dreams make you free.
(b) Be free, dream.
(c) Freedom forever.
(d) Freedom Writers have a dream.
12. What does the student who used to play park league and Pop Warner football receive?
(a) A full-ride scholarship to a PAC-10 school.
(b) A scholarship to play baseball.
(c) A contract to play pro ball.
(d) A scholarship to play basketball.
13. Why does a student have to be head of the household and worry about rent and car payments Senior year?
(a) The student's cousin is murdered and parents leave the country.
(b) The student's mother is ill and father is nowhere to be found.
(c) The student's parents are murdered.
(d) The student's father takes off with the families small bit of savings.
14. Why do the students have a particular place they want to visit after walking down the steps of the Lincoln Memorial?
(a) They always wanted to travel abroard.
(b) That is where their journey began.
(c) They want to see the national library.
(d) They know they may never return to Washington, D.C.
15. Why is it difficult for some students to take the SATs?
(a) They do not have the educational background to do well.
(b) They do not have transportation to get where the test is given.
(c) The students have learning disabilities.
(d) Some parents cannot help complete applications and others cannot afford the application fee.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens to Teres's father?
2. What happens when a student gives her/himself an F?
3. When one of the juniors was twelve, how did her grandmother die?
4. What article by Peter Maass does a student read his/her sophomore year?
5. Why doesn't Gruwell cheer when students get excited about making another trip after touring the Lincoln Memorial?
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