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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In "Aqueducts," the author imagines the aqueducts where?
(a) Northern Italy.
(b) Eastern Germany.
(c) Southern Italy.
(d) Western Germany.

2. Who wrote the poem titled "Sudden"?
(a) Vern Rutsala.
(b) Naomi Shihab Nye.
(c) Nick Flynn.
(d) Jack Myers.

3. "Battleground State Park" is written by whom?
(a) Philip Appleman.
(b) Vittorio Bodini.
(c) Martha Christina.
(d) Dionisio D. Martinez.

4. "What Gets Lost/Lo Que Se Pierde" is written by whom?
(a) Jimmy Santiago Baca.
(b) Kimberly J. Brown.
(c) Alastair Reid.
(d) John Sangster.

5. What poem by Peter Sears is included in the collection?
(a) "The Question."
(b) "The Mentalist Leaves the Stage."
(c) "Silence."
(d) "Breath."

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

7. Who is the author of "The Family Car"?
(a) Teresa Palomo Acosta.
(b) Kimberly J. Brown.
(c) Tom Absher.
(d) Jenny Browne.

8. "Child Proof" is by what author?
(a) Bill Meissner.
(b) Emma Mellon.
(c) James Baker Hall.
(d) Lisa Brandenburg.

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

10. What gets lost in the dark in "Dedication"?
(a) A child.
(b) A dog.
(c) Poems.
(d) Shoes.

11. In "Stranded," the beloved's name drips from the author's what?
(a) Chin.
(b) Nose.
(c) Eyelashes.
(d) Ear.

12. To whom is "What Great Grief Has Made the Empress Mute" dedicated?
(a) The Empress Michiko.
(b) The Princess Takara.
(c) The Empress Gemmei.
(d) The Empress Saimei.

13. Who wrote the poem "Nine"?
(a) Amy Adams.
(b) Lavonne J. Adams.
(c) Dionisio D. Martinez.
(d) Harryette Mullen.

14. Who wrote the poem "Dedication"?
(a) Jim Natal.
(b) Martha Christina.
(c) Sandra Gail Teichmann.
(d) Lisa Ruth Shulman.

15. What is the coat lined with in "My Father's Coat"?
(a) Dog hair.
(b) Plastic.
(c) Fish scales.
(d) Feathers.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "What We Want," the author writes, "we all want to be lost, and looked for, and found again and welcomed home in the smoky darkness on any" what?

2. In "Lens," the author wonders about the shouting in the house and why who must be watched?

3. In the Introduction by Naomi Shihab Nye, the author leaves what behind on an airplane?

4. Who wrote the poem "Orange Juice"?

5. What does the author find when he flees, trying to stay alone in "Simple Song of Being Oneself"?

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