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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. Who is in the stands watching Asa's Little League game?
(a) His mother and father.
(b) His mother and grandmother.
(c) His mother and grandfather.
(d) His mother and stepfather.
2. Which room does Dave not want Asa to have when they move into the big house?
(a) The large upstairs bedroom.
(b) The dormer room.
(c) The small third floor room.
(d) The basement room.
3. What happens to the car when Dave is driving Asa and his mother to Raleigh?
(a) The engine overheats.
(b) The windshield is hit by a rock.
(c) The car gets a flat tire.
(d) The car is side-swiped.
4. In what city has Dave found an apartment for Asa and his mother?
5. Who is the catcher on the team in #103 who taunts Asa when he is up to bat?
(a) James Hill.
(b) James Neal.
(c) James Hall.
(d) James Norton.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Asa's Little League coach?
2. What is written on the items that Jean has sent to Asa?
3. What news does Asa's mother give him when he comes home from school?
4. What is Dave holding when he enters Asa's room unannounced one Saturday morning?
5. What does Dave say to Asa when Asa sees him in the backyard?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the conditions in which Asa does not force his mother to take her medication?
2. What is Jean's surprising reaction to Asa's phone call, and why does Asa not get down about it?
3. In what area do Asa and Dave build some sort of relationship?
4. What does Asa's mother tell him about love when he tells her that he is in love with someone?
5. Why does Asa find it impossible to tell Dave that he loves him?
6. How does Asa finally get the nice bedroom and why does Dave often walk in without knocking?
7. What is Jean's reaction when Asa tells her he loves her?
8. What is so unusual about Asa's being in the same school for three years and what has Jean observed about Asa during this time?
9. How does Asa's mother try to kill herself in one night?
10. What position does Asa play on his Little League team and how good of a player is he?
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