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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. "Today I'll Sit Still" is written by whom?
(a) Jimmy Santiago Baca.
(b) Ernesto Trejo.
(c) Jack Myers.
(d) Hayan Charara.

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

3. In "Naming," the author has lost the meaning of words, but she still knows the meaning of sugar and what?
(a) Salt.
(b) Flour.
(c) Spices.
(d) Pine needle.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. Who is the author of the poem "I Myself"?
(a) Robert Dana.
(b) Hal Sirowitz.
(c) Angel Gonzales.
(d) Anzar Hitoshi.

12. Who wrote "Almost Evenly Divided"?
(a) Emma Suarez-Baez.
(b) Harriet Jacobs.
(c) Sandra Gail Teichmann.
(d) Naomi Shihab Nye.

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

14. Who is the author of "Waking Instructions"?
(a) David Hassler.
(b) Harryette Mullen.
(c) Bill Meissner.
(d) Emma Mellon.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. In "Travelling Light," the author wants "nothing more anymore only wind stroking waves onto" what?

3. Who wrote "First Grade"?

4. 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?

5. Who wrote "Taking My Son to His First Day of Kindergarten"?

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