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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who wrote "What the Stones Knew"?
(a) Robert Dana.
(b) Harryette Mullen.
(c) Lisa Ruth Shulman.
(d) Anzar Hitoshi.

2. Who wrote "Shedding Skin"?
(a) Maggie Anderson.
(b) Nancy Mairs.
(c) Harryette Mullen.
(d) Linda Gregg.

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

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

5. In the Introduction by Naomi Shihab Nye, the author writes, "Losing makes us miserable, startles us awake. It's also" what?
(a) Part of the game.
(b) Inevitable.
(c) A chance to learn.
(d) Sometimes fatal.

6. Where does Naomi Shihab Nye live?
(a) Salt Lake City, Utah.
(b) Pueblo, Colorado.
(c) Flagstaff, Arizona.
(d) San Antonio, Texas.

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

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

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

10. Who is the author of "The Wren"?
(a) Dionisio D. Martinez.
(b) Barbara McCauley.
(c) Linda Gregg.
(d) Emma Mellon.

11. In "This Isn't Fair," the author's beloved leaves the room when he asks if she loves him, but he calls her back frantically to give her what?
(a) A poem.
(b) An explanation.
(c) A book.
(d) A ring.

12. 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) On a tree.
(c) In the sand.
(d) On the chalkboard.

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

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

15. 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) Death and fear.
(d) Truth and danger.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the coat lined with in "My Father's Coat"?

2. "Child Proof" is by what author?

3. Who is the author of "and sometimes i hear this song in my head"?

4. In "The Higher Reaches," a man gloats that soon he will have nothing to say and will what?

5. Who wrote "Legend"?

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