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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. When are the projects stifling hot?
(a) in the summer
(b) in the winter
(c) at midnight
(d) at night
2. What does Lafeyette think about LaShawn?
(a) He suspects she is working with the police.
(b) He suspects she is taking drugs again.
(c) He thinks she has cancer.
(d) He thinks she is pregnant again.
3. What does Pharoah think is at the end of the rainbow?
(a) a doorway to the future
(b) a new place to live
(c) gold or leprechauns
(d) a wonderland
4. What bad dream does Pharoah have after the sentencing of his older brother?
(a) Terrence is carried away by a vulture.
(b) Terrence falls from a cliff.
(c) Terrence is swimming in the middle of the ocean;
(d) Terrence confronts a monster that is chasing him.
5. Who makes up Rickey's gang?
(a) boys only thirteen- or fourteen-years-old
(b) drug runners
(c) boys all older than he is
(d) mostly girls in the projects
Short Answer Questions
1. When does Lafeyette lose another friend who dies in a car accident during a police chase?
2. Who owns the luxury home with a marble staircase, sunken tub and Jacuzzi?
3. How is Craig killed?
4. What does Pharoah warn his friends about in the basement?
5. What does Pharoah put on and spend thirty minutes grooming himself before the party?
Short Essay Questions
1. What hope is inspired in Pharoah as a result of his inclusion in the Upward Bound program at the University of Illinois?
2. Why does Terrence agree to participate in an armed robbery?
3. Who is Vince Lane and what does he hope to accomplish?
4. Why do LaJoe and Lafeyette back off from trying to stop the beating of a man by some Horner gang members?
5. What are Lafeyette's nightmares like?
6. What is it about public defender Anne Rhodes that Lafeyette does not understand?
7. What are some of the improvements Vincent Lane is able to make in the projects?
8. Describe the shooting of Craig Davis.
9. What does Rickey do that displeases LaJoe?
10. What is the special fear of Pharoah?
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