The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Christopher Paul Curtis
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Byron do to his hair in Chapter 7?
(a) Dies it.
(b) Straightens it.
(c) Shaves it.
(d) Bleaches it.

2. What is Kenny's favorite morning smell?
(a) Shaving soap.
(b) Coffee.
(c) Momma's toothpaste.
(d) Hair gel.

3. Which of the following is NOT something Dad starts fixing on his car in Chapter 8?
(a) Antenna.
(b) Tires.
(c) Fluids.
(d) Radio dial.

4. What does Byron do just after he sees the bird from the wire is dead?
(a) Vomits.
(b) Finds a friend to show the dead bird to.
(c) Shouts and screams.
(d) Faints.

5. What does Joey stop doing after Byron talks to her about the garbage trucks?
(a) Wearing gloves.
(b) Drinking cold water.
(c) Talking to Byron.
(d) Complaining.

6. How does Momma get into the locked bathroom?
(a) She makes Byron open it.
(b) She knocks down the door.
(c) She has a key.
(d) She uses her hair pin to open the lock.

7. What is the name of Byron's friend in Chapter 1?
(a) Buphead.
(b) Boorface.
(c) Baleg.
(d) Byfoot.

8. What is the only way to reverse what Byron did to his hair?
(a) Reverse the permanent.
(b) Wash it.
(c) Let it grow out.
(d) Shave it.

9. Who does Kenny first tell about his fight with the new kid?
(a) His teacher.
(b) Momma.
(c) Byron.
(d) Aunt Cydney.

10. How does Kenny feel when his dad gets home after Byron changed his hair?
(a) Arrogant.
(b) Nervous.
(c) Excited.
(d) Happy.

11. What does Dad pretend to be while presenting the biggest addition to the car?
(a) An auctioneer.
(b) A confused man.
(c) A car salesman.
(d) A winner of a huge prize.

12. What is Joetta's nickname?
(a) Etta.
(b) Jo.
(c) Jetta.
(d) Joey.

13. How does Kenny feel when Byron hits the bird on the phone wire?
(a) Nervous.
(b) Impressed.
(c) Saddened.
(d) Excited.

14. What does Momma threaten to do if Byron is caught playing with the dangerous item again?
(a) Burn him.
(b) Cut him.
(c) Turn off the power.
(d) Ground him.

15. How is Momma kept from punishing Byron?
(a) She screams at the top of her voice.
(b) He falls down.
(c) He tells her to calm down.
(d) The matches are blown out.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Kenny like to watch his dad do in the mornings?

2. What does Kenny call his brother at the beginning of the book?

3. Who has to help Joetta out of her snow things at school?

4. Why is Kenny so grateful when Southern boys start coming to school?

5. Why won't Kenny tattle on Byron for getting things from the store without permission?

(see the answer keys)

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