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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How many beds are in the bungalow Asa shares with his mother?
2. To whom does Asa try to give his school project vegetables?
(a) The bus driver.
(b) His friend's mother.
(c) His mother.
(d) The crossing guard.
3. Why had Dave gotten so angry with Asa?
(a) For making a mess in the bathroom.
(b) For vomiting on his shoes.
(c) For stopping the rollercoaster ride.
(d) For not finishing his supper.
4. Who is Asa's stepfather?
5. What does the ride operator say when Asa returns to ride the roller coaster?
(a) Wonders never cease.
(b) What the hell.
(c) I'll be damned.
(d) Feeling brave.
Short Answer Questions
1. With whom is Asa teamed to read a poem for Show Night?
2. What color tie does Joel wear to Show Night?
3. Why does Asa decide to recite Joel's poem with Joel?
4. Which of the following is NOT something Asa showed off with on the playground?
5. How can Asa tell the spirit of a classroom?
Short Essay Questions
1. How old is Asa since the last story, and what is he doing as the story begins?
2. Who is Dave and how do he and Asa get along at their first meeting?
3. What is Dave's demeanor after Asa's mother gets Asa off the roller coaster ride?
4. Why does Joel's mother call Asa, and what does she offer to do regarding Joel and the poem?
5. Where does Asa go in the middle of the night, and what does he do?
6. What does it show about Asa's character when he decides to recite the old poem with Joel at his side?
7. Why does Asa push ahead in line to perform earlier than scheduled when he sees Joel in the auditorium?
8. What is the name of the new poem that Asa picks out and what struggle does Asa have with Joel regarding the new poem?
9. What does Asa realize when he awakens in the night in the bungalow?
10. What is the purpose of Asa's imagining the second roller coaster ride?
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