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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Epilogue, Sonoma County, California.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What contest does Dave win in the fifth grade?
(a) Naming the school newspaper.
(b) The rope climb.
(c) The spelling bee.
(d) The jump rope contest.
2. What is Dave's mother's reaction when she finds out he has been stealing lunches at school?
(a) She makes him eat his food off the floor.
(b) She tapes his mouth shut.
(c) She makes him eat until he is sick.
(d) She doesn't feed him all weekend.
3. Why does Dave's mother give him roller skates for Christmas?
(a) She wants him to be happy one day of the year.
(b) Dave's father told her to give Dave a present.
(c) She got them free from the thrift shop.
(d) So she can send him out in the cold to skate for hours.
4. What is Dave's plan when he cannot steal food from school anymore?
(a) He gets food out of the dumpster.
(b) He breaks into the snack machine.
(c) He leaves the school and steals from stores.
(d) He steals it from stores on the way to school.
5. What does one of the ladies in the neighborhood give to Dave out of sympathy in Chapter 6, While Father is Away?
(a) A piece of cake.
(b) Fifty cents.
(c) Lunch in a brown bag.
(d) A new shirt.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Dave feel as he looks at the rundown cabin where his family used to vacation?
2. How does Dave prevent the black hole from taking control of his life?
3. What form of punishment does Dave get after his mother decides sitting in the corner is no longer effective?
4. What is Dave's mother's favorite weapon against him?
5. Who does Dave show the scar on his chest to while he is in the principal's office?
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