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Towers Falling by Jewel Parker Rhodes

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Where does Deja and her family live?
a.
in a highrise apartment building
b.
at the Avalon Family Residence
c.
with Grandma Lottie
d.
in an empty warehouse building
 

 2. 

Deja notices that Ben is wearing __________ .
a.
a cowboy hat
b.
a Yankees baseball cap
c.
a necktie
d.
cowboy boots
 

 3. 

When the class begins to study September 11th, Deja __________.
a.
knows nothing about it
b.
is worried she’s going to be bored - her dad has told her all about it
 

 4. 

Deja doesn’t eat lunch in the school caferteria because __________.
a.
she’s embarrassed to get out her Mickey Mouse lunchbox
b.
she eats such a big breakfast, she isn’t hungry at lunchtime
c.
she’s afraid she’ll stand out because she gets free lunch
d.
she eats her lunch in the office every day
 

 5. 

When Deja goes to Ben’s to work on homework, she has to take __________ .
a.
Leda and Ray
b.
her dog, Snickers
c.
her big sister’s cellphone
d.
a peanut-free snack
 

 6. 

Deja finds the key to __________ .
a.
Sabeen’s locker
b.
Miss Garcia’s car
c.
Dora’s mailbox
d.
Pop’s suitcase
 

 7. 

How did Deja and Ben get to Brooklyn?
a.
Ben’s mom drove them
b.
they took the subway
c.
they rode their bikes
d.
they took a taxi
 

 8. 

What kind of animal does Ben have at his dad’s in Arizona?
a.
a hamster
b.
a horse
c.
a cat
d.
a snake
 

 9. 

Deja and Ben visited the 9/11 Memorial Museum __________ .
a.
on a school field trip
b.
with their parents
c.
with their families during the summer
d.
without any adults after skipping school
 

 10. 

Pop survived 9/11 because he __________ .
a.
was sick and didn’t go to work that day
b.
took an early lunch and was down the street at the deli when it happened
c.
helped Mrs. Able down the stairs
d.
jumped out a 2nd story window
 



 
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