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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. In Chapter V, to where does a student take a road trip with her friends?
(b) Los Angeles.
(c) San Francisco.
(d) Las Vegas.
2. Why do the students and Gruwell have to climb out the window of the school one night?
(a) So the alarms don't go off.
(b) That is how they get into the school.
(c) Because there is a gang fight outside the front door.
(d) Because they are not supposed to be in the building after hours.
3. After the students walk down the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, where do they wish to go next?
(a) The Smithsonian.
(c) The Library of Congress.
(d) Anne Frank's attic.
4. How does one student describe Ritalin?
(a) It makes you drowsy.
(b) It makes you dizzy like being on a carnival ride.
(c) It is like taking speed.
(d) It has the power to control like a lasso on a horse.
5. What does a junior student say about her stepfather during the fall semester?
(a) He is a professional alcoholic.
(b) He loves her mother very much.
(c) He works hard.
(d) He is never home.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does a student have to be head of the household and worry about rent and car payments Senior year?
2. Who says, "Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy"?
3. Although their destinations after high school are different, what is still the same for the Freedom Writers?
4. What road less traveled does a student decide to take Senior year?
5. Why does a teacher call the diary writer of entry 70 lazy?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Gruwell scared sometimes when she drives students home?
2. Why does a student mention that her/his mother said that "Silence gets you nowhere in life"?
3. What does the prom queen write about her life?
4. Why does the Guess? Company wish to help the students get to New York City to accept an award?
5. What do the Freedom Writers want readers of their book to do?
6. When they are in Washington, D.C., what do some students do when they see swastikas?
7. After the students walk down the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, what does someone suggest?
8. Why does a student have trouble editing a story about an abortion?
9. Why does the character Celie in "The Color Purple" remind a student about her Uncle Joe?
10. Why does reading "Catcher in the Rye" make a student begin to think about the consequences of suicide?
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