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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does the author meet at a crossroads in "I Myself"?
(a) His father.
(b) His grandmother.
(c) Himself.
(d) His grandfather.

2. Who wrote the poem "Orange Juice"?
(a) Amy Adams.
(b) Herberto Padilla.
(c) Robert Dana.
(d) Lisa Ruth Shulman.

3. Who is the author of "Lens"?
(a) Ken Fontenot.
(b) Tom Absher.
(c) Kimberly J. Brown.
(d) Hayan Charara.

4. Who is the author of "The New Blade"?
(a) Hal Sirowitz.
(b) Jim Natal.
(c) Anzar Hitoshi.
(d) Barbara McCauley.

5. Who wrote the poem titled "Stranded"?
(a) Naomi Shihab Nye.
(b) Craig Czury.
(c) Jenny Browne.
(d) Jack Ridl.

6. In "Hitchhiker," the author sees a hitchhiker on the edge of town that is a pupil who stayed late after school to write loneliness and love where?
(a) In the dirt.
(b) In the sand.
(c) On the chalkboard.
(d) On a tree.

7. Who wrote "Hitchhiker"?
(a) Jack Ridl.
(b) Lucille Clifton.
(c) Jimmy Santiago Baca.
(d) James Baker Hall.

8. Who wrote "Emergency Situation"?
(a) Herberto Padilla.
(b) Barbara McCauley.
(c) Robert Dana.
(d) Hal Sirowitz.

9. In the Introduction by Naomi Shihab Nye, the author leaves what behind on an airplane?
(a) Her purse.
(b) Her watch.
(c) Her jacket.
(d) Her neck pillow.

10. Who sits in the top bunk late at night in "Nine"?
(a) Benjamin.
(b) Robert.
(c) Jonathan.
(d) Michael.

11. What does the author find when he flees, trying to stay alone in "Simple Song of Being Oneself"?
(a) Lies and pain.
(b) Fortune and kindness.
(c) Truth and danger.
(d) Death and fear.

12. "Mother's Day" was written by whom?
(a) Sandra Gail Teichmann.
(b) Lisa Ruth Shulman.
(c) Roger Jones.
(d) Daisy Zamora.

13. In "Shedding Skin," what does the author rub against?
(a) A rock.
(b) A glacier.
(c) A bear.
(d) A tree.

14. What poem by Haas H. Mroue is included in the collection?
(a) "Driving."
(b) "The Mentalist Leaves the Stage."
(c) "It Was Here."
(d) "The Changeling."

15. Who wrote "Simple Song of Being Oneself"?
(a) Philip Appleman.
(b) Vittorio Bodini.
(c) David Hassler.
(d) Barbara McCauley.

Short Answer Questions

1. What kind of tree does the author climb in "Leaving the Light On"?

2. In what poem by David Williams were his ancestors were thrown away as if they were nothing?

3. In "The New World," the author stared at the sculpture on the front lawn of what museum?

4. Who wrote the poem "Dedication"?

5. In "Sudden," the newspaper might have used the word "massive" if it had been a heart attack, but it used what instead?

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