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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is different about Terrence's appearance at the trial?
(a) He looked older and scared.
(b) His hair had started turning gray.
(c) He had been lifting weights and is now very muscular.
(d) His heair is all shaved off.
2. What does Pharoah think is at the end of the rainbow?
(a) a new place to live
(b) a doorway to the future
(c) gold or leprechauns
(d) a wonderland
3. What does Rickey call his new gang?
(a) the Avengers
(b) the Railroad Snakes
(c) the Four Corner Hustlers
(d) the Horner Hornets
4. What are they all talking abut when Pharoah runs home to tell about his win?
(a) about Craig's death
(b) about Leila Mae's accident
(c) about the weather
(d) about the plumbing
5. What are the results of Vance Lane's efforts at CHA?
(a) The basements are sealed off.
(b) A few things do improve in the neighborhood.
(c) Everyone's rent goes up.
(d) He is fired for making waves.
6. When did Lafeyette start imagining about having a dog of his own?
(a) when a gang jumped him outside
(b) hanging around with Bird Leg
(c) after Craig was killed
(d) when tough Luck came with a gun
7. A week after Craig's funeral, what weather condition takes place?
(a) a late snow
(b) a tornado
(c) a heatwave
(d) a hail storm
8. What does Craig do when he sees some police officers?
(a) falls to the ground
(b) holds up his hands
(c) panics and runs
(d) pulls out a gun
9. What does Pharoah see that makes him stutter again?
(a) a police car
(b) an elephant
(c) a murder
(d) a rainbow
10. What does LaJoe pin on her sweatshirt and wear for the rest of the day?
(a) flowers given her by Pharoah
(b) Pharoah's and the triplets' school ribbons
(c) school pictures of her youngest children
(d) a medal Pharoah won in an essay contest
11. Why does Lafeyette develop a terrible cough?
(a) Because the policeman threw him in a puddle.
(b) The open windows let in a cold winter draft.
(c) He catches it from Rickey.
(d) He stays out all night in the winter.
12. Where is Pharoah going during the summer of 1989?
(a) to summer camp
(b) to the Boys Club
(c) to a farm in the country
(d) to the University of Illinois
13. What does LaJoe buy for them to eat downtown?
(a) hotdogs and French fries
(b) two big bags of caramel and cheese popcorn
(c) some pink cotton candy
(d) caramel apples on a stick
14. What causes one boy in Rickey's gang to get shot accidentally in the arm?
(a) They are high on marijuana.
(b) They think the gun is not loaded.
(c) Rickey stumbles and the gun goes off accidentally.
(d) They are playing Russian roulette.
15. What is happening outside when Lafeyette doesn't move off the couch and continues to calmly watch television?
(b) a fire
(c) a hail storm
(d) a police raid
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Vince Lane not start right away to clean up the basements?
2. What was the result of Lafeyette's fall down some stairs?
3. Why is Lafeyette arrested?
4. What are some of the problems at the Chicago Housing Authority?
5. Who buys Pharoah a hot dog at the Boys Club?
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