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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part I, The Widow's Mite, Chapters 8-15.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did Rick's mother do without so that her boys could have school clothes?
(a) New shoes.
(b) A new dress.
(c) A nice house.
2. What sickness killed Rick's father?
3. What does Rick Bragg mostly write about as a reporter?
4. What happened to Mark in 1965 from which his father saved him?
(a) He fell out of a tree.
(b) He was bitten by a rattlesnake.
(c) He was hit by a truck.
(d) He fell in through an icy pond.
5. In general, how did Rick Bragg feel about religion as he always had?
(a) He believes it is detrimental.
(b) He is fervent about it.
(c) He is apathetic about it.
(d) He never found the joy of it as he had seen others have.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did the redbird do that makes Rick question life?
2. What did Rick write in the Jacksonville News?
3. What is the story of the widow's mite?
4. What life lesson did Rick's mother teach him that he broke when he made fun of a boy for having lice?
5. In what era did Rick's parents grow up?
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