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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The King of the Birds.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did O'Connor see in the book "Believe It or Not"?
(a) A chicken that mated with a turkey.
(b) A cat who nursed a hen.
(c) A woman who owned 900 chickens.
(d) A rooster who lived with no head.
2. How long can a peacock live?
(a) 35 years.
(b) 10 years.
(c) 5 years.
(d) 25 years.
3. What possession of O'Connor's mom did the peafowl eat systematically?
(b) Bread loaves.
4. What did an old woman cry when she finally saw the tail on O'Connor's peacock?
(a) "Praise God!"
(b) "Amen! Amen!"
(c) "God bless America!"
5. What sort of eyes did O'Connor prefer chickens to have?
(a) Very small and oval-shaped.
(b) One green and one orange.
(c) One big and one little.
(d) A shade of light blue.
Short Answer Questions
1. How old was O'Connor when a photographer visited her in "The King of the Birds"?
2. How did the man selling fence posts get rid of his peafowl?
3. What did the schoolchildren who visited O'Connor's farm call the peacock's smaller, gray tail?
4. How many peafowl did O'Connor buy from an ad in a paper?
5. What did one of O'Connor's peafowl lose in the mowing machine?
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