Perfect Chemistry Reading Questions1.Which word on page 14 helps the reader to understand the meaning of the word
?a.slowly b.movesc.downd.body2.What is the purpose of the hyperbole at the bottom of page 11?a.To show how distance affectsrelationships b.To express Brittany’s fears aboutColinc.To define why Colin and Brittanymust dated.To illustrate how Chicago’s weather is3.This selection’s point of view helps the reader understand:a.why Alex and Brittany are enemies b.how different the characters’ lives arec.what life is like at Fairfield Highd.how the characters know each other 4.What does the following passage on page 4 reveal about Brittany and her mother’s relationship?
I take the muffin. Walking to my car, I absently bite into it. Unfortunately it isn’t blueberry, my favorite.
a.Her mother wants her to eatsomething on the first day of school b.Brittany’s mother doesn’t know her daughter as well as she thinksc.Brittany doesn’t appreciate what her mother does for her d.Her mother doesn’t want Brittany togain weight5.What can the reader conclude about Alex from page 7?a.He wants to beat his brother for touching his bandana b.Alex realizes he needs to hide hisgang clothing from his brother c.Alex wishes he hadn’t joined thegang but it’s too lated.He worries his brother is joining theLatino Bloods 6.Which of the following lines expresses a theme from the story?
a.Outward appearances meaneverything. My parents taught me themotto that rules my life.
They want a tough-as-nails gang member, they got one.
Everyone knows I’m perfect. My lifeis perfect. My clothes are perfect. Even my family is perfect.
I don’t want to be white. I just don’t want to be associated with my father.
7.Compare and contrast Alex and Brittany:AlexBrittany