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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part II, Lies to My Mother, Chapters 25-33.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How would Bobby Bragg fix his hip when it went out on him?
(a) His wife would pull his leg until it popped back in.
(b) He would go to the doctor.
(c) He would drink a lot of whiskey.
(d) He would have his sons pull his leg.
2. What was the name of Rick's first reading group at school?
(c) Blue Jays.
3. What was Margaret's first real toy?
(a) A doll.
(b) A red wagon.
(c) A stuffed bear.
(d) A wooden turtle on a string.
4. Why did Rick think that he had to take the city reporter's job?
(a) He had a wife.
(b) He had to show up the editor that insulted him.
(c) He had a fancy car payment.
(d) His mother needed the money.
5. What did Grandma Ab do the last time her grandchildren drove away with their father and mother?
(a) She begged Rick's father to leave them be.
(b) She held onto Rick and won't let go.
(c) She ran out into the middle of the road and stared.
(d) She screamed and cried for them not to leave.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did the redbird do that makes Rick question life?
2. Where did Margaret take the children to find "treasure"?
3. What crime did John Sparks commit?
4. What change was made at the NY Times in Rick's first article?
5. What story did Rick write about in Clearwater that marked him forever?
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