A Year Down Yonder Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through A Minute in the Morning.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Grandma do this with the tractor?
(a) She makes it rain pecans.
(b) She does not think the farmer needs a tractor.
(c) She wants the farmer to know how mad she is.
(d) She needs a tractor.

2. Augie panics and flees. Why?
(a) He does not want to look dumb in front of Mary Alice.
(b) Grandma is running towards him.
(c) Mary Alice is upset that he shot the rabbit.
(d) The car he shoots is owned by an irate Legionnaire.

3. One night, Mary Alice is shocked to discover what about Bootsie?
(a) He is missing.
(b) He is sick.
(c) He had a rusty tin can tied around his tail.
(d) He is pregnant.

4. Like a typical bully, what does Mary Alice's desk mate demand from Mary Alice?
(a) Her favorite pencil.
(b) A dollar.
(c) Her lunch.
(d) Her homework.

5. How does Grandma know that the horse was not even Mildred's?
(a) Mildred's family is too poor to own any horses.
(b) The horse belongs to the neighbors down the road.
(c) The horse threw Mildred off his back.
(d) Mildred's father is a notorious horse thief.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is it important that the school is many miles from Mildred's house?

2. In a dank basement, they discover ______________, who is doubling as a janitor.

3. While Grandma is widely known as an excellent markswoman, she will not be competing. Instead, what does she do?

4. Every year the _____________________ hosts a sharpshooting contest at the Abernathy farm.

5. Mary Alice accompanies Grandma upstairs for what reason?

(see the answer key)

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