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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 does Andrew seem when Yolanda reaches him at the park?
(c) Deeply upset.
2. Who is Stoney Buxton?
(a) A boy who is learning harmonica also.
(b) A boy who is learning to play the flute.
(c) A skater who says he does better when Andrew is playing his harmonica.
(d) A drug dealer in the neighborhood.
3. Why does Yolanda look up the word?
(a) To have a comment to Andrew.
(b) To compliment her mother with something nice.
(c) To figure out if she really is one.
(d) To have a smart rejoinder for the boy the next day.
4. What is one group that hangs out at Asphalt Hill?
(a) Girls watching the boys.
(b) Drug pushers.
5. Why is Yolanda suspicious of Shirley?
(a) She thinks Shirley is less popular than Yolanda so Shirley sits with her not to be alone.
(b) She thinks Shirley might make fun of Yolanda behind her back.
(c) She thinks Shirley might want something in return for Shirley's kindness.
(d) Yolanda is not suspicious of Shirley.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is wrong with Andrew's momma?
2. What does Shirley hope Yolanda will teach her?
3. What is Asphalt Hill?
4. How does Yolanda make the rest of the kids feel?
5. Who was shot by the person with the gun?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Andrew go to Asphalt Hill?
2. How does Yolanda feel in Michigan and why?
3. Who is Andrew's teacher and why is she scolding him?
4. Describe Andrew's encounter with the drug pushers at Asphalt Hill.
5. Who is impressed by Yolanda and why?
6. What is Yolanda thinking about as the novel opens?
7. What is one terrible thing that has happened lately?
8. What does Yolanda yell to Shirley as Yolanda is running out of the house?
9. What has Miss Gilluly done in relation to teaching Andrew to read?
10. Why is the darker side of Asphalt Hill, and what are Andrews thoughts about that?
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