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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. What is Dave's favorite place in Golden Gate Park?
(a) The carousel.
(b) The Steinhart Aquarium.
(c) The beautiful flower gardens.
(d) The reflecting pool.
2. What is the disgusting punishment Dave's mother invents for him when the family is vacationing at the Russian River in in Chapter 4, The Fight for Food?
(a) She forces him to eat rotten food.
(b) She forces him to eat worms from the garden.
(c) She pushes a soiled diaper in his face, telling him to eat it.
(d) She forces him to clean Russell's diaper with his bare hands.
3. What is Dave's frame of mind during the summer of 1971?
(a) Still hopeful.
(c) Low morale.
4. What is Dave's mother's name?
(a) Catherine Roberts.
(b) Catherine Stephens.
(c) Catherine Josephs.
(d) Catherine Roerva.
5. Where does Dave's mother have him sleep after she carves pumpkins with his brothers?
(a) In his father's bed.
(b) On the toilet.
(c) In the garden.
(d) In the bathtub.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of a housekeeper is Dave's mother during the good times?
2. When Dave is called back to the office from his classroom in Chapter 1, The Rescue, who is there to see him?
3. Where is Dave taken after the meeting in Mr. Hansen's office?
4. Why isn't Dave allowed to get a ride to school with his brothers?
5. What is Dave's mother's favorite weapon against him?
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