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

2. What was Rick's mother's response when he asked her if he could write the book?
(a) " Why would you want to tell our story?"
(b) "Write it; I sat quiet for fifty years."
(c) "Whatever you think best, son."
(d) "Tell the truth in it, son."

3. What kind of a man is Rick's bother, Sam?
(a) Successful.
(b) Criminal.
(c) Hard worker.
(d) Hard drinker and fighter.

4. Why did Rick tell his family's story?
(a) To make himself feel better.
(b) To forgive his father.
(c) To make his brothers feel better.
(d) To record his mother's sacrifices.

5. What kind of a man is Rick's brother, Mark?
(a) Hard worker.
(b) Family man.
(c) Criminal.
(d) Hard drinker and fighter.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Rick find himself wishing for at the funeral home?

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

3. What does Rick regret about his grandfather?

4. What instrument did Rick's grandmother play?

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

(see the answer key)

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