Angela's Ashes Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Frank McCourt
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does the family get coal for Christmas dinner?
(a) The boys stop and pick up pieces of coal on the side of the road.
(b) Frank takes a temporary job shoveling coal.
(c) Pa Keating takes the boys to a pub where the owner gives them a bag.
(d) Malachy steals coal from the neighbors.

2. Why does Frank miss his collection?
(a) His father is out drinking and cannot take him.
(b) He is not feeling well.
(c) His grandmother makes him return to church for a confession.
(d) His grandmother makes him stay home and help her with chores.

3. Why do the children at school tease Frank and his brother about their boots?
(a) They are wearing girls' boots.
(b) The boots are falling off of them because they are too big.
(c) The boots have holes in them and are falling apart.
(d) Frank's father has mended them using an old tire.

4. What does Grandma mean when she says that she has "God in me backyard?"
(a) The Pope's picture has been left outside in the rain.
(b) The priest has come to visit the family.
(c) Frank has left his prayer book outside.
(d) Frank has thrown up his first communion.

5. What does Frank's father tell the officials from the St. Vincent de Paul Society about their lavatory?
(a) They are very lucky to have a lavatory.
(b) It is killing them because it is infested with disease.
(c) Angela is the only who cleans the lavatory.
(d) The lavatory is too far away for the boys to use.

Short Answer Questions

1. How is Frank able to attend the cinema at the end of Chapter 4?

2. Why is Frank afraid to go home in Chapter 6?

3. After confessing to the priest on his first communion, why does Margaret send Frank back into the confessional?

4. While at the hospital, what do the doctor's discover about Frank?

5. What does Frank's teacher tell the boys who teased Frank about his shoes?

(see the answer key)

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