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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Although their destinations after high school are different, what is still the same for the Freedom Writers?
(a) They are all attending college.
(b) They are mentoring kids from the projects.
(c) Their common goal.
(d) Their full-ride scholarships.
2. What does Gruwell tell Zlata on the phone spring of 1996?
(a) Gruwell asks her if she comes again.
(b) That Gruwell is going to Bosnia.
(c) Zlata is the inspiration for the latest writing project.
(d) Gruwell thanks her for coming to see the class.
3. After Christmas 1997, what award do the students win?
(a) Spirit of Anne Frank Award.
(b) Freedom Award.
(c) Mies Giep Award.
(d) Martin Luther King, Jr., Award.
4. In the book "Animal Farm", what is a Molly?
(a) A person who works hard.
(b) A person who gossips.
(c) A person who does not work hard.
(d) A person who can't keep a secret.
5. What reporter does a student mention from the Los Angeles Times?
(a) Nellie WIlliams.
(b) Anita Wright.
(c) Nancy Wride.
(d) Nancy Phillips.
Short Answer Questions
1. How is money raised to get the students to college?
2. What do the Freedom Writers remember when the pressure of their new lives gets too intense?
3. To whom does the class give a copy of their diaries when in Washington, D.C.?
4. Why do the students sign an honor code?
5. In Chapter V, to where does a student take a road trip with her friends?
Short Essay Questions
1. What circumstances lead to a student being offered a job from John Tu?
2. Why does a student write that she is a loving girl and mention that she cries when she read "The Color Purple"?
3. Why does a student feel that "National Spokesperson for the Plight of Black People" is stamped on her forehead?
4. Why does the character Celie in "The Color Purple" remind a student about her Uncle Joe?
5. Why is getting kicked off the basketball team eventually a positive thing for Joan?
6. After the students walk down the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, what does someone suggest?
7. What does the prom queen write about her life?
8. Why does a student mention that her/his mother said that "Silence gets you nowhere in life"?
9. Why are little kids bad in the projects?
10. Why does reading "Catcher in the Rye" make a student begin to think about the consequences of suicide?
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