All Over but the Shoutin' Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Rick Bragg
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part I, The Widow's Mite, Chapters 1-7.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How would Bobby Bragg fix his hip when it went out on him?
(a) His wife would pull his leg until it popped back in.
(b) He would go to the doctor.
(c) He would have his sons pull his leg.
(d) He would drink a lot of whiskey.

2. What life lesson did Rick's mother teach him that he broke when he made fun of a boy for having lice?
(a) That everyone needs love.
(b) That poor people should be treated with extra care.
(c) That no one should be laughed at.
(d) That everyone deserves a certain amount of dignity.

3. What was Margaret's first real toy?
(a) A doll.
(b) A stuffed bear.
(c) A wooden turtle on a string.
(d) A red wagon.

4. What did Aunt Mary Jo take the children out for to eat?
(a) Cheeseburgers.
(b) Foot long hot dogs.
(c) Ice cream sundays.
(d) Fried crappie.

5. What did Margaret expect Rick's father to do after she poured his whiskey down the drain?
(a) Leave.
(b) Stop drinking.
(c) Find more likker.
(d) Hit her.

Short Answer Questions

1. What kind of a man is Rick's bother, Sam?

2. What memory does Rick recall of his grandmother and himself when he was five?

3. What did Grandma Ab do the last time her grandchildren drove away with their father and mother?

4. What did Rick's mother do without so that her boys could have school clothes?

5. How long did Rick put off writing his book?

(see the answer key)

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