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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 does LaJoe resolve to do for the younger children in the future?
(a) to get them all new shoes
(b) to send them to live with her mother
(c) to keep a closer eye on them
(d) to take them on trips more often
2. What does Pharoah see that makes him stutter again?
(a) a police car
(b) a murder
(c) an elephant
(d) a rainbow
3. When did Lafeyette start imagining about having a dog of his own?
(a) after Craig was killed
(b) when a gang jumped him outside
(c) hanging around with Bird Leg
(d) when tough Luck came with a gun
4. When LaJoe tells Weasel, her oldest son, what the man did to her, what does Weasel do?
(a) He finds Keith and beats him up.
(b) He takes a gun and shoots Keith.
(c) He gets his gang to beat up Keith.
(d) He calls the police.
5. Who buys Pharoah a hot dog at the Boys Club?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Pharoah decide to clean to get out of Lafeyette's way?
2. Why are some boys beating a man outside Horner Homes?
3. What is LaJoe able at last to make?
4. Who fights in LaJoe's apartment while she is out?
5. Why does Pharoah dress up one spring morning?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does LaJoe's mother move out and how do the boys feel about her moving?
2. What hope is inspired in Pharoah as a result of his inclusion in the Upward Bound program at the University of Illinois?
3. Describe Lafeyette's frame of mind at Craig's funeral.
4. What does Rickey do that displeases LaJoe?
5. Why do LaJoe and Lafeyette back off from trying to stop the beating of a man by some Horner gang members?
6. How has Lafeyette's behavior changed since Craig's funeral?
7. What are the projects like in the winter?
8. Describe the conflict between Lafeyette and Paul over the puppy Rickey gave him.
9. Who is Vince Lane and what does he hope to accomplish?
10. Why does Terrence agree to participate in an armed robbery?
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