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 Day the Traffic Stopped?"
(a) A radio program.
(b) A book.
(c) A television program.
(d) A theory.

2. How long does it take Professor Cumberly to go five blocks in a taxi during a heavy traffic day?
(a) Forty minutes.
(b) Fifteen minutes.
(c) Four hours.
(d) Five hours.

3. Who gives the famous "peanut butter speech?"
(a) Wenda Gambling.
(b) Morris the Florist.
(c) Archie Love.
(d) Emmet P. Cudd.

4. Why does Wenda Gambling say there is a traffic problem in New York?
(a) There are too many big trucks.
(b) There are too many immovable objects.
(c) There are too many pedestrians.
(d) There are too many taxis.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. Why doesn't Morris the Florist ever go above Twenty-third Street?

4. What is written on Eddie Moroney's pushcart?

5. What is Morris the Florist's pushcart number?

(see the answer key)

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