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 does Rick say about the book being called a memoir?
(a) It makes him proud.
(b) He finds it appropriate.
(c) It is too fancy a name for him.
(d) He thinks it is wrongly named.

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

3. What made Rick finally write the book?
(a) His mother's death.
(b) His grandfather's death.
(c) His father's death.
(d) His grandmother's death.

4. 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.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What school did Rick attend at the age of 33?

2. What does Rick regret about his grandfather?

3. Why did Rick tell his family's story?

4. What did Aunt Mary Jo take the children out for to eat?

5. What instrument did Rick's grandmother play?

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