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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What occurs with LaShawn and her two children, boyfriend, and boyfriend's brother ?
(a) They help LaJoe move out of Horner.
(b) They steal LaJoe's food stamps.
(c) They are all killed in a gang war.
(d) They all move into the Rivers' apartment.
2. What becomes stressful to LaJoe to the point of sleepless nights and severe headaches?
(a) Pharoah's running away
(b) drug abuse
(c) so many people in the house
(d) too many gun battles
3. What prison sentence was given to Jimmie Lee?
(a) the electric chair
(b) twenty years without parole
(c) life in prison
(d) the maximum term of thirty years
4. What is the name of the young man who entertains outside of Horner Homes?
(a) Stevie Wonder
(b) Little Richard
(c) James Brown
(d) Craig Davis
5. What does Pharoah bury outside the projects?
(a) his homework
(b) a crowbar
(c) two goldfish
(d) a dead cat
6. What does the young man do with Lafeyette?
(a) shows him how to deejay
(b) collects snakes
(c) teaches him the guitar
(d) plays basketball with him
7. How does James say they will all die?
(a) in a car wreck
(b) by killing or plain out
(d) old age
8. Why can LaJoe not defend herself well against the accusations?
(a) She has no transportation to the hearing.
(b) She is too timid.
(c) She has no education.
(d) She is guilty.
9. Who is the teacher Lafeyette likes a great deal?
(a) Miss Walker
(b) Mrs. Markham
(c) Mrs. Everage
(d) Mr. Martin
10. When another person is killed, why do Lafeyette and Pharoah refuse to go to the funeral?
(a) They are still raw from Bird Leg's funeral.
(b) They had made plans to go to the tracks.
(c) They had nothing good to wear.
(d) They did not like the dead boy.
11. When Rickey and Lafeyette shoplift, what are they unaware of?
(a) a security camera in the back room
(b) an alarm system when someone takes without paying
(c) a policeman standing at the front door
(d) a manager pretending to be a customer
12. What does Lafeyette fantasize about having in the future?
(a) a gun to shoot gang members
(b) a Cadillac
(c) a white, wood-framed house
(d) a job so his mother doesn't have to worry
13. What accusation is brought against LaJoe?
(b) child abuse
(c) drug dealing
(d) welfare fraud
14. What is the nickname of the child Terrance fathered at age fourteen?
(d) Teddy Bear
15. What solidifies the friendship between Rickey and Pharoah?
(a) Rickey starts dating Pharoah's cousin.
(b) Rickey punches a bully who had been picking on Pharoah.
(c) Rickey saves Pharoah from getting hit by a bus.
(d) Rickey gives Pharoah his lunch money.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do Lafeyette and Pharoah want from Terrence?
2. What is Pharoah entered in at school?
3. What seriously haunts Lafeyette?
4. When does Pharoah realize something is wrong?
5. What captivates Pharoah at Erol's Video Club?
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