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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 13, "Carol Singing".
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What news does Zach bring to the kids about school?
(a) Mrs. Hartrigde is pregnant.
(b) The school will close because of the war.
(c) There will be a Christmas play.
(d) There will be a big carol chorus for Christmas.
2. What happens to Willie while he sleeps in the opening of Chapter 3, "Saturday Morning"?
(a) He sleeps soundly for the first time in his life.
(b) He cries.
(c) He wets the bed.
(d) He has a wonderful dream.
3. Why does Alec Barnes look embarrassed at carol practice?
(a) He does terribly in the rehearsal for the Christmas show.
(b) Everyone wants to know if his father has been hitting the King kids.
(c) He can't sing.
(d) Everyone wants to know if his father has been using the King kids as slave labor.
4. What do all of the children come to tell Willie after the first day of school?
(a) That they are upset that Willie is not in their class.
(b) That the teachers were mean to put him in Mrs. Black's class.
(c) That reading and writing are fun.
(d) That they cannot be friends with Willie any longer.
5. What is Willie afraid Tom will write on the postcard to his mother?
(a) That she should come for his birthday.
(b) That he has been a bad boy.
(c) That she should come get him at once.
(d) That he can't read and write.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the townspeople do when Tom joins them at the meeting?
2. What is the Little's building?
3. What is Tom's first reaction to the singing of the choir?
4. What is the boy doing at the postmasters when Willie first meets him in Chapter 3, "Saturday Morning"?
5. What is Zach's impression of Willie?
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