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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is the catcher on the team in #103 who taunts Asa when he is up to bat?
(a) James Hill.
(b) James Norton.
(c) James Hall.
(d) James Neal.
2. What book is Asa reading in his room one Saturday morning when Dave walks in unannounced?
(a) Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
(b) Treasure Island.
(c) The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
(d) Robinson Crusoe.
3. Asa tells Dave that he keeps his bedroom door closed because ____________________.
(a) it blocks some noise.
(b) he sleeps a lot.
(c) he can read in private.
(d) he likes feeling snug.
4. Why is Jean happy when Asa calls her?
(a) She accepts a date with him.
(b) Another boy likes her.
(c) She has been shopping for her prom dress.
(d) She is in love with Asa.
5. In what class did Asa first meet the girl in #140?
6. What does Asa smell in the house when he returns home from school?
(a) Dave's aftershave lotion.
(b) Laundry detergent.
(c) Spaghetti sauce.
(d) Fresh flowers.
7. What beverage has Dave made in the middle of the night?
(b) Hot chocolate.
8. What is the name of the hospital where Asa's mother is being taken?
(a) Taylor Regional Hospital.
(b) Chapel Hill Hospital.
(c) Raleigh Psychiatric.
(d) Butner Hospital.
9. Asa's mother tells him that being ______________ is as much a choice as anything else.
(a) being angry.
(b) being happy.
(c) being in love.
(d) being sad.
10. What does Asa think is the problem with playing the second baseball game of the evening?
(a) The lights are too bright.
(b) The sun gets in his eyes.
(c) Nobody comes to watch.
(d) The dew makes the grass slick.
11. Why does Asa's mother not want to take her pills anymore?
(a) She thinks she is better now.
(b) She doesn't like to spend the money on them.
(c) She doesn't like the weight gain.
(d) She doesn't want to live in a fog.
12. Dave says that he did not love Asa at first because __________________.
(a) he was angry.
(b) he didn't know how.
(c) he had to.
(d) he was jealous of him.
13. What news does Asa's mother give him when he comes home from school?
(a) She is going back to the hospital.
(b) She has reconciled with his father.
(c) She is going to have a baby.
(d) She is divorcing Dave.
14. What grade is Asa in at the beginning of this story?
15. Who practices baseball with Asa when he and Dave no longer go together?
(a) Mr. Kiley.
(b) Coach Henderson.
(c) Asa's father.
(d) Asa's mother.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Jean react when Asa declares his love?
2. Who is in the stands watching Asa's Little League game?
3. Who is the boy who has declared his love for Jean?
4. How is Asa awakened in the middle of the night?
5. How old is Asa in this story?
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