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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. What color of BMW motorcycle does Fulghum claim feels like him?
2. In Chapter 27, Fulghum speaks of a grumpy-looking man who has come down with a full-blown case of what?
(c) The grumps.
3. How many years after Beethoven went completely deaf, did he finish the Ninth Symphony?
4. Fulghum remembers eating chocolate cookies and drinking sweet milk. What does he say they drank the milk out of?
(a) The carton.
(b) Mason jars.
(c) A big mug.
(d) Tin cups.
5. What does Franklin retort to the bystander who asked what good the balloon was?
(a) "What good is imagination?"
(b) "What good is a new invention?"
(c) "What good is a newborn baby?"
(d) "What good is a bunch of hot air?"
Short Answer Questions
1. What age does Fulghum claim he was before he knew that people even cleaned gutters and downspouts?
2. When Fulghum is talking about the stuff that is found in our homes, what kind of chunks does he say are found in the stuff?
3. Fulghum has a hero named Larry Walters. What does Larry Walters do for a living?
4. When Fulghum buys a cuckoo clock he missed reading that it was made where?
5. What kind of fantasy does Fulghum have that he talks about in Chapter 20?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Fulghum explain how the people of imagination mentioned in Chapter 37 stand on one another's shoulders?
2. What happened in Chapter 24 when Fulghum tries to organize a game of giants, wizards, and dwarfs?
3. Why does Fulghum tell the reader in Chapter 16 to not be mislead by the stories we hear of crookedness and corruption?
4. Describe Fulghum's relationship with his neighbor Mr. Washington that is discussed in Chapter 18.
5. What kind of fantasy does Fulghum speak about in Chapter 20, and what does it involve?
6. In Chapter 36, what are some of the deadly mixtures that Fulghum and his newfound stranded friend discuss?
7. In Chapter 28, why does Robert Fulghum buy a cuckoo clock?
8. How does Fulghum think people's attitude would be different if dandelions were rare and fragile?
9. What does the author do in Chapter 28 when his cuckoo clock is not working properly, and what happens to the clock?
10. In Chapter 27, what does the man with scrooge-itis say about receiving gifts?
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