5th - The West Side

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5th - The West Side

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Carlos is the stickball team's
    • A. 

      Captain

    • B. 

      Manager

    • C. 

      Star player

  • 2. 
    What game did Juan invent back in Puerto Rico?
    • A. 

      Stick-stone

    • B. 

      Stone-throw

    • C. 

      Water ball

  • 3. 
    Why does Carlos want to buy empty boxes?
    • A. 

      He wants to use them on his paper route.

    • B. 

      He wants to sell them as box seats for the stickball game.

    • C. 

      He wants to cut them up and use them as bases for the baseball diamond.

  • 4. 
    Why is Carlos so quiet when Juan is helping him with the boxes?
    • A. 

      Carlos is quiet because he doesn't speak much Spanish.

    • B. 

      Carlos is quiet because he is as very shy boy.

    • C. 

      Carlos is quiet because he is afraid to speak out loud.

  • 5. 
    What surprises Juan about Carlos?
    • A. 

      Juan is surprised that Carlos knows so much Spanish

    • B. 

      Juan is surprised that Carlos came from Guatemala.

    • C. 

      Juan is surprised that Carlos knows so little Spanish.

  • 6. 
    Why does Carlos yell when Juan hits the ball?
    • A. 

      Carlos yells because Juan hit the ball into the parking lot.

    • B. 

      Carlos yells because Juan hit it past three sewers.

    • C. 

      Carlos yells because Juan hit a foul ball

  • 7. 
    Why is Juan so good at stickball?
    • A. 

      Juan is good at stickball because he practices everyday with his uncle.

    • B. 

      Juan is good at stickball because his dad was a famous baseball player in Puerto Rico.

    • C. 

      Juan is good at stickball because he has been playing a game just like it ever since he was seven years old.

  • 8. 
    Why does Juan think he would rather live in Carlos' place?
    • A. 

      Juan would rather live there because it is closer to the baseball field.

    • B. 

      Juan would rather live there because it seems friendlier than his own basement apartment.

    • C. 

      Juan would rather live there because it is a newer basement apartment than his own

  • 9. 
    On Columbus Avenue, all the store signs
    • A. 

      Are hand-painted

    • B. 

      Are in Spanish

    • C. 

      Are Americano

  • 10. 
    From this story, you can conclude that
    • A. 

      Juan thought he was going back home

    • B. 

      Carlos didn't like helping Juan

    • C. 

      Juan had played stickball before

  • 11. 
    Senora Rivera said nothing and scowled. Another word for scowled is
    • A. 

      Smiled

    • B. 

      Frowned

    • C. 

      Blinked

  • 12. 
    Juan had been jabbering away to Carlos, and Carlos had hardly understood a word. Jabbering means
    • A. 

      Talking a lot and very fast

    • B. 

      Singing in another language

    • C. 

      Giggling about something silly

  • 13. 
    Carlos was the manager of the stickball team. A manager is a person who
    • A. 

      Plays sports better than anyone

    • B. 

      Invents or creates something new

    • C. 

      Takes care of or organizes something

  • 14. 
    Juan was to embarrassed to ask his friend to repeat everything in Spanish. When you are embarrassed, you
    • A. 

      Feel bad or silly about something

    • B. 

      Feel proud or great about something

    • C. 

      Feel calm or peaceful about something

  • 15. 
    Juan knew that Carlos was impressed with how he hit the ball. To be impressed means to think someone
    • A. 

      Should practice more

    • B. 

      Needs to quit a game

    • C. 

      Is good at something