Chapter 1, The Night the Bed Fell
1. Where does Thurber say he grew up as a boy?
(b) New York.
(d) Los Angeles.
2. What fell on Thurber's father?
(a) A bowling ball.
(b) A book.
(c) A brick.
(d) A bed.
3. What does Thurber say it is almost necessary to throw around?
4. Why did Thurber's father decide to sleep in the attic?
(a) So he could get away from his wife.
(b) So he could watch the stars.
(c) So he could read.
(d) So he could think.
5. Why does Thurber's mother oppose the idea of Turber's father sleeping in the attic?
(a) It is too cold.
(b) There are rats.
(c) The bed is unsafe.
(d) He will disturb everyone everytime he uses the bathroom.
6. How does Thurber describe the stairs leading to the attic?
(a) Cold and dark.
(b) Narrow and twisting.
(c) Wide and epic.
(d) Spiralling and scary.
7. Which member of the Thurber family usually sleeps in the attic?
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