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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Donna Leed's untitled poem talks of how she never saw the road between her house and her grandmother's house why?
(a) She always fell asleep in the car.
(b) The headlights went dim.
(c) It was snow covered.
(d) It was flooded.

2. In what poem by David Williams were his ancestors were thrown away as if they were nothing?
(a) "Kind."
(b) "Driving."
(c) "Breath."
(d) "Silence."

3. Who is the author of "That Was the Summer We Had Animals"?
(a) Bill Meissner.
(b) Jack Ridl.
(c) Jimmy Santiago Baca.
(d) John Sangster.

4. For whom is the poem "On the Suicide of a Young Boy I Did Not Know" written?
(a) Jennifer and Bridgett.
(b) Kaitlin and Jorie.
(c) Selma and Josephine.
(d) Becca and Rosa.

5. Who wrote the poem, "So Far"?
(a) Lucille Clifton.
(b) Naomi Shihab Nye.
(c) Kimberly J. Brown.
(d) Maggie Anderson.

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

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

8. In "Sudden," the newspaper might have used the word "massive" if it had been a heart attack, but it used what instead?
(a) "Suddenly."
(b) "Debilitating."
(c) "Fatal."
(d) "Enormous."

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

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

11. Who wrote "The Ants Are Using Sticks For Walls"?
(a) Emma Suarez-Baez.
(b) Martha Christina.
(c) Ken Fontenot.
(d) Sandra Gail Teichmann.

12. Who is the author of "Organdy Curtains, Window, South Bank of the Ohio"?
(a) Craig Czury.
(b) Lavonne J. Adams.
(c) James Baker Hall.
(d) Ben Judson.

13. Who wrote "The Father, Who Could Not Swim"?
(a) David Hassler.
(b) Dionisio D. Martinez.
(c) Bill Meissner.
(d) Lisa Brandenburg.

14. Who wrote "What We Want"?
(a) Vickie Karp.
(b) Vern Rutsala.
(c) Maggie Anderson.
(d) Lucille Clifton.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In "Almost Evenly Divided," the author's life is nearly evenly divided between being Puerto-Rican and a what?

2. "Battleground State Park" is written by whom?

3. Who sits in the top bunk late at night in "Nine"?

4. Who wrote "What the Stones Knew"?

5. Who wrote the poem titled "Stranded"?

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