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President Cleveland, Where Are You?/aaron's Gift

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President Cleveland, Where Are You?/aaron

President Cleveland, Where Are You? /Aaron's Gift

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In "President Cleveland, Where Are You?" what will Jerry receive for collecting all the Presidents?
    • A. 

      A chance to play on a team

    • B. 

      A special baseball glove

    • C. 

      Better grades in school

  • 2. 
    In President Cleveland, Where Are You?" how does Jerry feel about Rollie?
    • A. 

      Likes to play baseball with Rollie

    • B. 

      Feels jealous of Rollie's money

    • C. 

      Thinks Rollie acts grown up

  • 3. 
    In "President Cleveland, Where Are You?" Jerry shows that he has changed after making the mistake about his father's present when he
    • A. 

      Competes fiercely for the President cards

    • B. 

      Storms Lemire's to find out the card rules

    • C. 

      Sells a Cleveland card to give Armand money

  • 4. 
    What choice does Jerry make that he later regrets in "President Cleveland, Where Are You?"
    • A. 

      Roger asks Jerry to explain himself and he refuses.

    • B. 

      Jerry fails to give all he can for a gift for his father.

    • C. 

      Jerry sells all of his President cards to buy a gift for his brother.

  • 5. 
    In "Aaron's Gift," the way that Aaron treats the bird on the way back to his house tells you that he
    • A. 

      Likes bringing animals home

    • B. 

      Wants to be a doctor one day

    • C. 

      Cares about the safety of animals

  • 6. 
    In "Aaron's Gift," Aaron's actions are strongly affected by his desire to
    • A. 

      Own a bycycle

    • B. 

      Meet a Cossack

    • C. 

      Join a secret club

  • 7. 
    Aaron realizes that the older boys are going to harm his pet in "Aaron's Gift" when they
    • A. 

      Light a fire

    • B. 

      Tie up his pet

    • C. 

      Give him a badge

  • 8. 
    Why does Aaron call the older boys Cossacks?
    • A. 

      It is the worst word he knows.

    • B. 

      They refuse to let him join the gang.

    • C. 

      He is angry that they want to start a fire.

  • 9. 
    Jerry and Aaron are alike because they
    • A. 

      Prefer to be alone

    • B. 

      Both act unselfishly

    • C. 

      Are shy and timid

  • 10. 
    What do the main characters in both stories do to show that they are unselfish?
    • A. 

      Fight for what is theirs

    • B. 

      Earn money to buy gifts

    • C. 

      Give up their personal wants to others

  • 11. 
    True or False"President Cleveland, Where Are You?" is told in first person point of view?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    True or False "Aaron's Gift" is told in first person point of view.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Exposition is the first stage of a typical story plot.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Aaron is a protagonist in "Aaron's Gift."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    An antagonist is a force or character working against the protagonist,or main character.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    True or FalseAn internal conflict would be Aaron's longing to join a secret club of older boys on the block, but his mother tells him to stay away from the gang.He has to make a decision.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    True or FalseAn external conflict is when Aaron gets involved in a physical battle with the older boys.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    True or FalseAuthor's purpose is when an author writes to persuade, inform, and entertain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Characterization is the way a writer creates and develops a character.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    What is the highest point in a story and the turning point.
    • A. 

      Exposition

    • B. 

      Resolution

    • C. 

      Climax

  • 21. 
    Figurative language is when words are used in an imaginative way.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    What is personification?
    • A. 

      Giving human qualities to things that are not human

    • B. 

      Sound words

    • C. 

      Comparison using like, as, or than

  • 23. 
    A skirmish is
    • A. 

      An unknown difficulty

    • B. 

      A small battle

    • C. 

      A practice session

  • 24. 
    What does contempt mean?
    • A. 

      Scorn

    • B. 

      Fear

    • C. 

      Boredom

  • 25. 
    What does incredulous mean?
    • A. 

      Uneasy

    • B. 

      Unbelieving

    • C. 

      Startled

  • 26. 
    To divulge means to
    • A. 

      Reveal something secret

    • B. 

      Make plans for the future

    • C. 

      Split in two or more parts

  • 27. 
    A frenzied person is
    • A. 

      Violently ill

    • B. 

      Wildly excited

    • C. 

      Terrified

  • 28. 
    To allot means to
    • A. 

      Distribute

    • B. 

      Connect

    • C. 

      Find

  • 29. 
    To obsess about something means to
    • A. 

      Entirely copy it

    • B. 

      Accidentally lose it

    • C. 

      Constantly think about it

  • 30. 
    What is stalemate?
    • A. 

      An accident on a playground

    • B. 

      A competition between two people

    • C. 

      A situation in which no one can win

  • 31. 
    To assassinate means to
    • A. 

      Defeat a powerful enemy

    • B. 

      Murder for political reasons

    • C. 

      Remove from political office

  • 32. 
    A massacre is the
    • A. 

      Attack of several countries on one small country

    • B. 

      Act of killing many helpless people or animals

    • C. 

      Wish to set fire to crops and homes