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

Rick Bragg
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Prologue.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Rick's mother do without so that her boys could have school clothes?
(a) A nice house.
(b) New shoes.
(c) Sweets.
(d) A new dress.

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

3. What did Aunt Gracie tell the children that the chicken was that was cooking?
(a) Eel.
(b) Pidgeon.
(c) Buzzard.
(d) Crow.

4. What does Rick regret about his grandfather?
(a) That he never met him.
(b) That he wasn't harder on his father.
(c) That he didn't do better by his daughter.
(d) That he wasn't there when he shot a woman through her breasts.

5. What bet did Uncle Jimbo win for twenty dollars?
(a) He stole one of grandpa's jugs of whiskey without getting caught.
(b) He bet Uncle Bill's car will start.
(c) He ate a bologna sandwich while sitting on a dead donkey.
(d) He painted a naked lady on Gracie's car.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Rick's mother's response when he asked her if he could write the book?

2. What is the last line of the Prologue?

3. What does Rick hope his story will accomplish?

4. 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?

5. What happened to Mark in 1965 from which his father saved him?

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