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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6, While Father is Away.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Dave react when his father says goodbye to him?
(a) He will try to get mother to love him.
(b) He does not care about life anymore.
(c) He will try to get help from his brothers.
(d) He vows to be a good boy.
2. How does Dave get caught asking for food on the way to school?
(a) His mother sees him as she drives his brother's to school.
(b) He accidentally goes to a house where a woman knows his mother.
(c) His father catches him at a neighbor's house.
(d) His brothers see him going up to houses.
3. What is Dave's father's reaction to Dave's punishments?
(a) He forces Dave's mother to feed him.
(b) He tries to convince Dave's mother that she is too harsh.
(c) He holds Dave and comforts him.
(d) He doesn't do anything.
4. Why does Dave's mother suddenly allow Dave to eat with the family, watch TV, and give him new clothes to wear?
(a) The school principal is coming for a visit.
(b) Social services is coming for a visit.
(c) A neighbor is stopping by for coffee.
(d) She is sorry for the abuse.
5. What is the new baby's name?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the new bed assigned to Dave by his mother in Chapter 4, The Fight for Food?
2. What are Dave and his brothers allowed to do on Christmas Eve in Chapter 2, Good Times?
3. What does Dave's mother tell him to do while she takes his brothers to the zoo?
4. How does Dave refer to Mother's house after his father leaves?
5. What does Dave's father promise him as they talk quietly together in Chapter 6, While Father is Away?
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