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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 get caught asking for food on the way to school?
(a) His brothers see him going up to houses.
(b) His father catches him at a neighbor's house.
(c) His mother sees him as she drives his brother's to school.
(d) He accidentally goes to a house where a woman knows his mother.
2. What does Dave's father do when his mother decides Santa would not be coming to Dave?
(a) He buys Dave two paint-by-numbers kits.
(b) He agrees with Dave's mother.
(c) He leaves the house.
(d) He buys Dave a huge pile of toys.
3. What is Dave's mother's reaction when she receives a call from the principal about Dave's condition in in Chapter 4, The Fight for Food?
(a) She resists the urge to beat Dave.
(b) She gives Dave two bloody noses and knocks out a tooth.
(c) She ties Dave to a chair for the night.
(d) She puts Dave in the basement all night.
4. In Chapter 2, Good Times, when does Dave's mom hug him, giving him a feeling of warmth and safety?
(a) When she listens to his bedtime prayers.
(b) Watching the sunset on the Russian River.
(c) When she wakes him up in the morning.
(d) When she tucks him into bed.
5. What does Dave make sure that everyone knows about the scar on his chest?
(a) That is was an accident.
(b) That his mother meant to hurt him.
(c) That his father stabbed him.
(d) That his brother stabbed him.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Dave want to finish washing the dishes as quickly as possible in Chapter 1, The Rescue?
2. How does Dave's relationship with his mother change in Chapter 3, Bad Boy?
3. What is Dave's favorite place in Golden Gate Park?
4. What is Dave's mother's reaction when she finds out he has been stealing lunches at school?
5. What position does Dave's mother force him to do while the rest of the family eats?
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