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Stand and Deliver
Sr - Sz Movies
"This is a must see movie about how one teacher inspired and changed a challenging group of inner city students to take the AP calculus test."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
What kind of car was Jaime Escalante driving in the opening sequence of the movie?
What high school was featured in the movie?
Washington Heights High School
East LA High School
Garfield High School
Los Angeles #34 High School
Early in the movie we were introduced to "Angel" who eventually traded his gang lifestyle for that of serious student. How did Mr. Escalante first address Angel?
Escalante got along well with the head of the math department.
Escalante could see he was going to have to use different techniques to get his students' attention. In the movie what was one of the first object lessons he used?
He wore red suspenders.
He used a meat cleaver to slice apples.
He gave gold stars for right answers.
He sang the times table.
As the movie progressed, Escalante was narrowing down those students who were truly serious about studying for the AP exam. Angel came late to class one too many times and Escalante told him to not come back. How did Angel change Escalante's mind?
He broke down and cried.
He washed and waxed Escalante's car.
He brought his grandmother over to Escalante's house.
He threatened him with a knife after class.
Escalante told his class they needed "ganas" to continue in their pursuit of higher education. What does "ganas" mean?
What was the big controversy with Escalante's students and their first AP test?
One of the students cheated.
There was no controversy.
They got the answer key ahead of time.
Their scores were too high to be believable.
What nickname did the students give Escalante?
(One Word - four letters)
At the end of the movie what was Escalante's reaction to the scores of the retake AP test his students took?
He was disappointed at how badly they failed.
He high-fived the principal.
He jumped up and down in excitement.
He walked out of the school raising his fist in victory.
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