The Pushcart War Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Jean Merrill
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 15.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who turns Frank the Flower in for shooting tires?
(a) The Police Commissioner.
(b) The arresting officer.
(c) Maxie Hammerman.
(d) A spotter for a trucking company.

2. When the policeman asks Frank about the pea shooter, what is Frankie's explanation?
(a) That he won't answer the question.
(b) That it's a pencil.
(c) That it's a straw.
(d) That it's his son's pea shooter.

3. What is it that makes the Police Commissioner think Frank is a crackpot?
(a) His pushcart.
(b) His pea shooter.
(c) His hat.
(d) His name.

4. What does Old Anna say the real menace is?
(a) Taxi cabs.
(b) Grocery stores.
(c) Truckers.
(d) Plastic bags.

5. Who questions Frank the Flower once he's at the police station?
(a) The Police Commissioner.
(b) The arresting officer.
(c) Maxie Hammanman.
(d) A spotter for the trucking company.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who do taxi drivers say is to blame for the heavy traffic in New York?

2. What is the name of Professor Lyman Cumberly's explanation for the attitude of the truck drivers of New York City?

3. How long does Old Anna say she has been selling her apples and pears?

4. How long has Morris the Florist been in business at the opening of the pushcart war?

5. What does the color gold signify on Maxie's man of the battle?

(see the answer key)

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