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 city's bombing did Rick mention that he writes about?
(a) Pearl Harbor.
(b) Oklahoma City.
(c) Port au Prince.
(d) Hiroshima.

2. What instrument did Rick's grandmother play?
(a) Harp.
(b) Fiddle.
(c) Guitar.
(d) Banjo.

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

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

5. What famous singer did grandma tell Rick that she met before he died?
(a) Hank Williams.
(b) Johnny Cash.
(c) Perry Como.
(d) Frank Sinatra.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What does Rick hope his story will accomplish?

3. What does Rick say about the book being called a memoir?

4. What did the redbird do that makes Rick question life?

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

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