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

Rick Bragg
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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 caused Margaret to lose her job as a cotton picker?
(a) Machines.
(b) Migrant workers.
(c) The government.
(d) She was too slow at it.

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

3. What is the last line of the Prologue?
(a) "God help me, Momma, if I am clumsy."
(b) "Do you hear me, grandma?"
(c) "Forgive me Momma."
(d) "I forgive you, Papa."

4. When did Rick first meet his father?
(a) When he was fifteen.
(b) When he was ten.
(c) When he was five.
(d) When he was two.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. Why were Margaret's sisters better off in life than she was?

4. How did Rick view his time in high school?

5. What memory does Rick recall of his grandmother and himself when he was five?

(see the answer key)

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