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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. What happens to LaJoe at the welfare meeting?
(a) Her benefits are cut off.
(b) She is taken to jail.
(c) Her children are removed.
(d) She is taken to the hospital.
2. Why does LaJoe hope that Dawn is successful?
(a) so her children can see the benefits of a diploma
(b) so she won't come begging for help
(c) so Pharoah can do even better than Dawn
(d) so she can reform Terrance
3. Who is the only one LaJoe tells about the situation with the welfare board?
4. How does James say they will all die?
(a) in a car wreck
(b) by killing or plain out
(d) old age
5. What does Pharoah worry about as he prepares for the contest?
(a) his clothes
(b) his stutter
(c) his pronunciation
(d) his memory
Short Answer Questions
1. What occurs with LaShawn and her two children, boyfriend, and boyfriend's brother ?
2. How do Lafeyette and Pharoah refer to the escalating gang wars and gun battles?
3. What is the name of the young man who entertains outside of Horner Homes?
4. Where does Bird Leg get his pets?
5. What is Pharoah entered in at school?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the evidence the police collected against Jimmie Lee?
2. What is the accusation the local welfare office caseworkers bring against LaJoe?
3. Describe the emotions of the project boys and the train passengers as a train passes while the boys search for snakes.
4. Explain why Lafeyette becomes introverted after the death of Bird Leg.
5. What is the contrast between the murders in an affluent school and the shooting of Alonzo at Horner?
6. Explain why LaJoe believes Terrence is innocent when she visits him in Cook County Jail.
7. Explain what happens to Bird Leg.
8. Describe LaJoe in one or two sentences.
9. Explain the friendship between Pharoah and Rickey.
10. What is the quality of Henry Suder Elementary School?
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