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Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

4. Who sits in the top bunk late at night in "Nine"?
(a) Benjamin.
(b) Robert.
(c) Jonathan.
(d) Michael.

5. Whose dad tipped the boat in "The Father, Who Could Not Swim"?
(a) Ashley's.
(b) Robertson's.
(c) Kaufman's.
(d) Johnson's.

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

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

8. In the Introduction by Naomi Shihab Nye, the author leaves what behind on an airplane?
(a) Her jacket.
(b) Her neck pillow.
(c) Her purse.
(d) Her watch.

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

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

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

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

13. What poem did Siv Cedering contribute to the collection?
(a) "The Question."
(b) "Driving."
(c) "Silence."
(d) "The Changeling."

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

15. Who wrote "At Home"?
(a) Sandra Gail Teichmann.
(b) Linda Gregg.
(c) Jack Ridl.
(d) Vittorio Bodini.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does the author meet at a crossroads in "I Myself"?

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

3. 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?

4. Who wrote the poem, "So Far"?

5. In "Waking Instructions," the author writes that one should allow oneself to be different, but it will feel like falling attached to what?

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