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

2. What was Margaret's first real toy?
(a) A wooden turtle on a string.
(b) A doll.
(c) A stuffed bear.
(d) A red wagon.

3. What work did Rick begin in junior high?
(a) Cleaning stalls.
(b) Working in Uncle Ed's store.
(c) Hauling trash.
(d) Moving dirt and clearing land.

4. Why did Rick run from the police when he was riding the moped?
(a) He did not want to be arrested.
(b) He thought it is funny to be chased.
(c) He wanted to be able to brag to his brothers.
(d) He was afraid momma might cry.

5. What did Rick tell his first girlfriend about his family?
(a) Not much just that they are like everyone else.
(b) Nothing.
(c) A lie: that they are rich.
(d) The truth: that they are poor.

Short Answer Questions

1. What life lesson did Rick's mother teach him that he broke when he made fun of a boy for having lice?

2. What did the poor black family down the road do for Rick's family?

3. What was Rick's first course in college?

4. What made Rick finally write the book?

5. What was the name of Rick's first reading group at school?

(see the answer key)

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