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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 Russell's reaction to the harsh way mother talks to Dave?
(a) He cries.
(b) He cringes in fear.
(c) No reaction.
(d) He jumps back, startled.
2. What is the name of Dave's father?
(a) David Joseph.
(b) Stephen Joseph.
(c) Stephen David.
(d) Joseph Stephen.
3. What position does Dave's mother force him to do while the rest of the family eats?
(a) Standing on a chair in the corner.
(b) Kneeling on the floor in the corner.
(c) Standing with his face against the wall .
(d) The prisoner of war position at the bottom of the stairs.
4. What does Dave's fourth grade substitute teacher give to students who do good work?
(a) A sticker.
(b) Ice cream.
(c) A balloon.
(d) A new pencil.
5. What does Dave's mother tell him to do after she changes his bloody clothes in in Chapter 5, The Accident?
(a) Play in the driveway with his brothers.
(b) Go to the basement.
(c) Clean the blood off the rug.
(d) Go to bed.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Dave's mother tell the principal in Chapter 4, The Fight for Food?
2. For what reason does Dave think he has been called into the principal's office in Chapter 1, The Rescue?
3. How does Dave feel about his brothers as he hears them laugh at a TV show while they eat their desserts?
4. What happens to Dave when he forgets what his mother sent him to do in Chapter 3, Bad Boy?
5. Once school starts again in Chapter 4, The Fight for Food, what is Dave's mother feeding him?
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