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. What school did Rick attend at the age of 33?
(a) Cornell.
(b) Yale.
(c) Harvard.
(d) Oxford.

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

3. What did Rick's father teach him that helped him get to his job as a reporter even though many saw him as a loser?
(a) To work hard.
(b) To fight dirty.
(c) To never take nothin' form nobody.
(d) To get what you want out of life.

4. Who drove Margaret to the hospital when she gave birth to Rick?
(a) Grandma Ava.
(b) Aunt Gracie Juanita.
(c) Grandpa Charlie.
(d) Rick's dad.

5. What payment was most likely used for the doctor who helped give birth to Rick's mother?
(a) Bumdrum's homemade likker.
(b) Money.
(c) Ham.
(d) Bumdrum's live chickens.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. How does Rick describe the area in which his parents were born and raised?

3. What city's bombing did Rick mention that he writes about?

4. Who came to the city auditorium to talk to the white people of the county?

5. What does Rick Bragg mostly write about as a reporter?

(see the answer key)

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