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English II Same Kind of Different as Me Quiz
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Explain what "stackin hisself some paper money" means on p. 27.
He was making a lot of money
Who was BB?
Explain how BB went to Church.
Sat in the car outside; the offering plate was passed out to him
What happened to BB?
he was stabbed to death
Who did Denver and Thurman live with after BB?
Uncle James and Aunt Etha
Denver met Bobby, the Man's nephew, one day in the Man's store. They became friends even though Bobby was white. What did Bobby sneak to Denver?
For what did Denver work up the courage to ask the Man?
if he could pick scrap cotten to earn money for a bike
How long did it take to achieve Denver's goal?
What pivotal point in history did Ron witness?
John F. Kennedy getting shot
Who does Denver credit for helping him learn the Bible without being able to read?
the preacher, Brother Brown
What significant even happens at the end of chapter 9?
Denver is baptized
In chapter 10, Denver loses Uncle James and Aunt Etha. Who does he go to live with at that point?
Hershalee, his sister
what is particularly troubling about the move for Denver and Thurman?
they got split up
Describe the "draggin".
Denver tried to help a white woman with her car, Three white boys got mad at him, threw a noose around his neck and dragged him behind a horse
Chapter 12 explains the Christian testimony of both Ron and Deborah. What does he mean on page 61 when he says, "we set about saving them from eternal damnation with all the subtlety of rookie linebackers."?
they were obvious with their intentions
Chapter 13 explains how slaves were almost better off than children of sharecroppers. Explain this in your own words.
Slaves had more opportunity to get work with their skills. It was all slaves knew. Sharecropper owed something to someone.
In chapter 14, Ron and Deborah nearly end up in divorce. Which sentences from the text on p. 66 BEST explains the reason for this?
"My passion was recognition and success. Her passion was to know God."
From p. 70, what does "three hots and a cot" probably mean
3 meals and a bed
Describe the "hamburger drop"
get a hamburger, put it in a trash can, when someone walks past, make them think you're eating out of the trash, get money
What is the reason many homeless people start "drinkin and druggin"?
to forget the reality of their situation
What is Rocky Top?
Ron and Debbie's ranch house
At the beginning of chapter 16, Ron mentions some steps they took to strengthen their marriage. List 3.
Counseling; Ron stopped traveling so much; Deborah took more interest in Ron's work
Who decides that they should volunteer at the "Friends of the Union Gospel Mission"?
What is the "hobo jungle"?
the place across the tracks where all the homeless people live
Why did Denver buy a gun?
He thought he might need it for protection
What did Denver do in Louisiana that landed him in
robbed a city bus
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