Slam By Walter D Myers

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Greg "Slam" Harris is a seventeen-year-old who thinks he is all that on the court -- and he's not that far off. He can play point guard and slam dunk the ball, making him a tough combination for a defender to handle. The problem is that this year Slam is at a new school, and here his new coach and teammates don't give him the respect he thinks he deserves, and his teachers just won't get off his back about his grades.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who is the main character ?

    • A.

      Greg Harris

    • B.

      Mike Montgomery

    • C.

      Jose Sanchez

    • D.

      Jay Gatz

    Correct Answer
    A. Greg Harris
    Explanation
    The main character in the story is Greg Harris.

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  • 2. 

    What is Greg nickname?

    • A.

      Slam

    • B.

      Mj

    • C.

      Lbj

    • D.

      Kobe

    Correct Answer
    A. Slam
  • 3. 

    What Scchool does Greg attend?

    • A.

      Latimear

    • B.

      Fhs

    • C.

      Ehs

    • D.

      MJHS

    Correct Answer
    A. Latimear
    Explanation
    Greg attends Latimear School.

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  • 4. 

    Who does Greg live with?

    • A.

      Mom,dad, and little brother

    • B.

      Mom

    • C.

      Grand mom

    • D.

      Uncle

    Correct Answer
    A. Mom,dad, and little brother
    Explanation
    Greg lives with his mom, dad, and little brother.

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  • 5. 

    Does Greg have a Girl friend?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Maybe

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    The given answer "Yes" suggests that Greg does have a girlfriend. This implies that Greg is in a romantic relationship with someone.

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  • 6. 

    What is her name?

    • A.

      Miaisha

    • B.

      SUmmer

    • C.

      Bolivia

    • D.

      Lisa

    Correct Answer
    A. Miaisha
    Explanation
    The given question asks for the name of a person, and the correct answer is Miaisha.

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  • 7. 

    Who is Gregs Bestfriend

    • A.

      Ice

    • B.

      Mike

    • C.

      Icy Hot

    • D.

      Kobe

    Correct Answer
    A. Ice
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ice" because the question asks for Greg's best friend, and "Ice" is the only option that matches this description. The other options, Mike, Icy Hot, and Kobe, are not mentioned in the question and therefore cannot be considered as potential answers.

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  • 8. 

    What Sport does Greg Play?

    • A.

      Basketball

    • B.

      Soccer

    • C.

      Ping Pong

    • D.

      Football

    Correct Answer
    A. Basketball
    Explanation
    The correct answer is basketball because it is stated in the question "What Sport does Greg Play?" and the option "Basketball" is provided as one of the choices.

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  • 9. 

    How old is Greg?

    • A.

      !5

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      16

    • D.

      17

    Correct Answer
    D. 17
    Explanation
    Based on the given options, the correct answer is 17. This implies that Greg is 17 years old.

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  • 10. 

    What is Greg's Dream?

    • A.

      Nba

    • B.

      NFL

    • C.

      MLB

    • D.

      NHL

    Correct Answer
    A. Nba
    Explanation
    Greg's dream is to play in the NBA.

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  • 11. 

    How is Greg's Grades ?

    • A.

      Good

    • B.

      Excellent

    • C.

      Horrible

    • D.

      Descent

    Correct Answer
    C. Horrible
  • 12. 

    How tall is Greg ?

    • A.

      6'1

    • B.

      6'2

    • C.

      5'10

    • D.

      6'4

    Correct Answer
    D. 6'4
  • 13. 

    What is Greg's little brother name? 

    • A.

      Mike

    • B.

      Nice

    • C.

      Jordan

    • D.

      Derek

    Correct Answer
    D. Derek
  • 14. 

    Does Ice Play Basketball?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Use to but not anymore

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    The given answer "Yes" suggests that ice does play basketball. However, without any further context or information, it is difficult to determine the validity of this answer. It is possible that this answer is a joke or a play on words, as ice is typically not capable of physical activity such as playing basketball. Without additional information, it is best to consider this answer as a humorous or nonsensical response.

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  • 15. 

    What does Ice do that Greg dislikes ?

    • A.

      Selling drugs

    • B.

      Hoeing

    • C.

      Smoke

    Correct Answer
    A. Selling drugs
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "selling drugs". This means that Ice engages in the activity of selling drugs, which Greg dislikes.

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  • 16. 

    When does Ice admit to quitting the drug life?

    • A.

      The end

    • B.

      Never

    • C.

      Soon

    • D.

      Eventually

    Correct Answer
    A. The end
    Explanation
    Ice admits to quitting the drug life at the end.

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  • 17. 

    Who wins the championship game between Carver and Latimear?

    • A.

      Latimear

    • B.

      Draw

    • C.

      Carver

    Correct Answer
    A. Latimear
    Explanation
    Based on the given options, the team that wins the championship game between Carver and Latimear is Latimear.

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  • 18. 

    Did ice and Greg Fight?

    • A.

      No

    • B.

      Yes

    Correct Answer
    A. No
    Explanation
    The given answer "No" indicates that ice and Greg did not fight.

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  • 19. 

    Where does the story take place?

    • A.

      New York

    • B.

      Harlem

    • C.

      Manhattan

    Correct Answer
    A. New York
    Explanation
    The story takes place in New York.

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  • 20. 

    Did Greg get help with his grades?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Based on the question and the given answer options, it can be inferred that Greg did receive help with his grades.

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