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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) Western Germany.
(b) Eastern Germany.
(c) Northern Italy.
(d) Southern Italy.

2. In "Drifter, Owl, Mouse," the mouse prays inside what?
(a) The owl's beak.
(b) A rock outcropping.
(c) A tree trunk.
(d) The owl's talon's.

3. When did the author lay out school supplies in "Bittersweet"?
(a) Just before Christmas.
(b) Every two weeks.
(c) Each August.
(d) New Years Day.

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

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

6. In "Waking Instructions," the author writes that one should allow oneself to be different, but it will feel like falling attached to what?
(a) Lying.
(b) Waiting.
(c) Moving.
(d) Running.

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

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

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

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

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

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

13. Who wrote "Taking My Son to His First Day of Kindergarten"?
(a) Herberto Padilla.
(b) Harryette Mullen.
(c) William Trowbridge.
(d) Anzar Hitoshi.

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

15. What poem did Leonard Nathan write in the collection?
(a) "Kind."
(b) "The Changeling."
(c) "It Was Here."
(d) "Driving."

Short Answer Questions

1. Who wrote "Emergency Situation"?

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

3. 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?

4. What gets lost in the dark in "Dedication"?

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

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