The Pushcart War Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Jean Merrill
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9 | Chapter 10.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of Professor Lyman Cumberly's explanation for the attitude of the truck drivers of New York City?
(a) The Big Truck Theory of Relativity.
(b) The Mammoth Movers Theory of Traffic.
(c) The Large Object Theory of History.
(d) The Huge Item Theory of Ancient Greece.

2. Who is the owner of the pushcart that is the first victim of the pushcart war?
(a) Marvin Seely.
(b) Mark the Pickle Seller.
(c) Albert P. Mack.
(d) Morris the Florist.

3. Who is the driver of the truck that hits the first truck of the pushcart war?
(a) Marvin Seely.
(b) Albert P. Mack.
(c) Morris the Florist.
(d) Mark the Pickle Seller.

4. What is written on Eddie Moroney's pushcart?
(a) Coal & Ice, Home Delivered.
(b) Ice Cream, Home Delivery.
(c) Home Delivered Flowers.
(d) Circus Posters, Home Delivery.

5. Who are the last motorists to become frightened of the trucks?
(a) The movie stars.
(b) The taxi drivers.
(c) The pedestrians.
(d) The pushcart vendors.

Short Answer Questions

1. When does Joey Kafflis make entries into a diary?

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

3. What does Wenda Gambling have to eat on the night after she gets stuck behind the truck?

4. Where is Wenda Gambling headed when she gets caught up behind the truck?

5. How long is it before the pushcart vendors know the truckers have declared war?

(see the answer key)

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