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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. Where do the Freedom Writers mentor students?
(a) Wilson Elementary School.
(b) Long Beach Elementary School.
(c) Butler Elementary School.
(d) Newport Beach Elementary School.
2. What were Rosa Parks and the other blacks called who rode buses to fight racism?
(a) Blacks for Freedom.
(b) Freedom Fighters.
(c) Freedom Riders.
(d) Riders for Black Rights.
3. After the students walk down the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, where do they wish to go next?
(a) The Smithsonian.
(b) Anne Frank's attic.
(c) The Library of Congress.
4. Who challenges the Freedom Writers to not just talk, but "to walk the walk"?
(a) John Tu.
(b) Erin Gruwell.
(c) Connie Cheung.
(d) Harry Belafonte.
5. How is money raised for a trip to Washington, D.C.?
(a) A bake sale.
(b) A concert.
(c) Donations from wealthy donors.
(d) A basketball game.
Short Answer Questions
1. What novel inspires one of the student's to try to write her own book?
2. What is a student referring to when she says she is a loving girl, but there is pain in her heart?
3. What poem does a student write after realizing living in the ghetto and having brown skin does not mean you cannot be successful?
4. What is different about rooming arrangements when the Freedom Writers go to New York?
5. Although their destinations after high school are different, what is still the same for the Freedom Writers?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Gruwell scared sometimes when she drives students home?
2. When they are in Washington, D.C., what do some students do when they see swastikas?
3. Why does a student have trouble editing a story about an abortion?
4. Why does a student write that she is a loving girl and mention that she cries when she read "The Color Purple"?
5. In Diary 103, how many girls does the student know that go to college?
6. What does the prom queen write about her life?
7. Why does reading "Catcher in the Rye" make a student begin to think about the consequences of suicide?
8. Why are little kids bad in the projects?
9. Why does the Guess? Company wish to help the students get to New York City to accept an award?
10. Why does a student have to clean his/her mother's blood off the wall?
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