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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does abrazo mean?

    • A.

      A bra

    • B.

      A hug

    • C.

      Cheese

    • D.

      Kiss

    Correct Answer
    B. A hug
    Explanation
    Abrazo means "a hug" in Spanish. It is a gesture of affection or greeting where two people embrace each other by putting their arms around each other. This physical contact is a way to express warmth, comfort, or congratulations. The word "abrazo" is derived from the Spanish verb "abrazar," which means "to embrace." Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "A hug."

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  • 2. 

    What is the relationship between Lincoln and James?

    • A.

      They're boyfriends

    • B.

      They're cousins

    • C.

      They're teammates

    • D.

      Both A and B

    Correct Answer
    C. They're teammates
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "They're teammates." This implies that Lincoln and James are part of the same team, suggesting a professional or sports-related relationship between them. The answer options "boyfriends" and "cousins" are incorrect as they do not indicate a team dynamic. The option "Both A and B" is also incorrect as it combines two unrelated relationships.

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  • 3. 

    What does James call his dad?

    • A.

      Papi

    • B.

      Dude

    • C.

      Lame

    • D.

      Daddy-O

    Correct Answer
    D. Daddy-O
    Explanation
    James calls his dad "Daddy-O" as indicated by the given answer.

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  • 4. 

    What happens at Lincoln's house the day he stays home from school?

    • A.

      There's an intruder

    • B.

      He throws up

    • C.

      Monica comes over

    • D.

      Drive by shooting

    Correct Answer
    A. There's an intruder
  • 5. 

    What is the setting of this story?

    • A.

      L.A.

    • B.

      A suburb of San Francisco

    • C.

      Your Mom's House

    • D.

      Oklahoma

    Correct Answer
    B. A suburb of San Francisco
    Explanation
    The setting of the story is a suburb of San Francisco. This means that the story takes place in a residential area located near the city of San Francisco. The mention of a suburb indicates that the story is not set in the city itself, but rather in a nearby residential area. This setting provides context for the events of the story and helps to establish the environment and atmosphere in which the characters and plot unfold.

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  • 6. 

    Does Lincoln start in the Franklin vs. Columbus rematch?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      IDK

    • D.

      IDKAIDC

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    The given answer "No" suggests that Lincoln does not start in the Franklin vs. Columbus rematch. This implies that Lincoln is not a part of the starting lineup or is not included in the initial players who will participate in the rematch.

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  • 7. 

    What is the climax of this novel?

    • A.

      Lincoln dies

    • B.

      Lincoln's dog Flaco dies

    • C.

      Lincoln kisses Monica

    • D.

      Lincoln hurts his knee

    Correct Answer
    D. Lincoln hurts his knee
    Explanation
    The climax of a novel refers to the peak or turning point of the story where the tension or conflict reaches its highest point. In this case, the correct answer is "Lincoln hurts his knee." This suggests that the moment when Lincoln injures his knee is the most intense or pivotal moment in the novel, possibly leading to significant consequences or changes in the plot.

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  • 8. 

    Who is the antagonist in this novel?

    • A.

      Monica

    • B.

      Coach Yesutis

    • C.

      Tony's mom

    • D.

      James

    Correct Answer
    B. Coach Yesutis
    Explanation
    Coach Yesutis is the antagonist in this novel because they oppose or create obstacles for the protagonist, causing conflict and tension in the story. They may have conflicting goals or beliefs that directly oppose the protagonist's objectives, leading to a central conflict in the narrative. The actions and behavior of Coach Yesutis may hinder or challenge the protagonist's progress, making them the main source of opposition and conflict in the novel.

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  • 9. 

    Whose side is Lincoln on at the end of the novel? Support your answer with detail and textual evidence from the story.

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