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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Chapter 26, Fulghum talks about playing giants, wizards, and dwarfs with how many children?
2. What color of Mercedes does Fulghum claim feels like him?
(a) Crisp white.
(b) Dark blue.
(c) Onyx black.
(d) Silver gray.
3. What two things did Beethoven want to be?
(a) A virtuoso pianist and a singer.
(b) A painter and a singer.
(c) A singer and violinist.
(d) A violinist and virtuoso pianist.
4. Why does Fulghum's neighbor say he puts up with Fulghum's yard?
(a) Because Fulghum gets him into the country club for free.
(b) Because he can just come over and do Fulghum's yard work for him.
(c) Because Fulghum cooks better chili and has better power tools.
(d) Because he can't see Fulghum's yard very well anyway.
5. How many years after Beethoven went completely deaf, did he finish the Ninth Symphony?
Short Answer Questions
1. After the motorcycle momma was done dancing with the Indian, what did the Indian dance with?
2. When the grumpy-looking man picks up his little gift and starts to walk toward the garbage, Fulghum mentions that it looks as if the man is carrying what?
3. Fulghum remembers eating chocolate cookies and drinking sweet milk. What does he say they drank the milk out of?
4. In Chapter 19, what does Fulghum catch his neighbor spraying in his yard?
5. When Fulghum takes his shoes to Elias Schwartz, what does Elias Schwartz send home in each shoe?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Chapter 31, what does Fulghum state he'll do on some December night when he is very rich?
2. What kind of fantasy does Fulghum speak about in Chapter 20, and what does it involve?
3. How does Fulghum think people's attitude would be different if dandelions were rare and fragile?
4. In Chapter 28, why does Robert Fulghum buy a cuckoo clock?
5. In Chapter 27, what does the man with scrooge-itis say about receiving gifts?
6. In Chapter 19, when Mr. Washington comes over to Fulghum's home and starts spraying the dandelions, what kind of discussion does this spark?
7. Describe Fulghum's relationship with his neighbor Mr. Washington that is discussed in Chapter 18.
8. Describe Fulghum's ride home in an ancient pickup truck in Chapter 17.
9. In Chapter 20, what kind of people does Fulghum say he lives in awe of?
10. In Chapter 40, what happens when V.P. Menon arrives in Delhi to seek a job in government?
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