A Long Way from Chicago Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 2.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In what year is "Shotgun Cheatham's Last Night Above Ground" set?
(a) 1929.
(b) 1928.
(c) 1930.
(d) 1931.

2. What is the name of the dairy delivery boy in "The Mouse in the Milk"?
(a) L. J. Weidenbach.
(b) Jack Cowgill.
(c) Ernie Cowgill.
(d) Peter Cowgill.

3. How old is Mary Alice Dowdel during her first visit to her Grandmother's in "Shotgun Cheatham's Last Night Above Ground"?
(a) 5.
(b) 12.
(c) 9.
(d) 7.

4. What grade does Grandma Dowdel say the milk delivery boy is in after he leaves in "The Mouse in the Milk"?
(a) Third grade.
(b) Ninth grade.
(c) Fourth grade.
(d) Seventh grade.

5. What is Grandma Dowdel holding in her hand when Joey rushes in after hearing Mary Alice screaming in the kitchen, in "The Mouse in the Milk"?
(a) A dead fish and a hatchet.
(b) A shotgun and a handkerchief.
(c) A bottle of milk.
(d) A mouse in a mousetrap.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Grandma Dowdel cleaning on the kitchen table when the milk is delivered in "The Mouse in the Milk"?

2. What nickname had the Thompson submachine gun gained after the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, according to the narrator in "Shotgun Cheatham's Last Night Above Ground"?

3. Who is the American Western film actor that Joey cites when he hears the explosion outside Grandma's house in "The Mouse in the Milk"?

4. What does Grandma Dowdel roll across the floor at the Cowgill brothers when they break into her house in "The Mouse in the Milk"?

5. Who does Grandma Dowdel claim to have given Shotgun Cheatham his name when she's talking to the reporter in "Shotgun Cheatham's Last Night Above Ground"?

(see the answer key)

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