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 did Kenny find on the ground at school one day?
(a) A ripped up book.
(b) A driver's license.
(c) A silver button.
(d) A dollar.

2. What does Byron do after getting off the bus some days?
(a) Beat up other kids.
(b) Skip school.
(c) Hang with his gang.
(d) Steal from the corner store.

3. What does Momma try first in an effort to get Byron's lips off the mirror?
(a) Pulls him off forcefully.
(b) Pours warm water over it.
(c) Tries a blow dryer.
(d) Uses a chisel.

4. What did the new boy used to eat for dinner before he moved?
(a) Rat.
(b) Chipmunk.
(c) Squirrel.
(d) Rabbit.

5. Who does Momma send to the store for food in Chapter 6?
(a) Kenny and Byron.
(b) Joetta and Byron.
(c) Kenny and Joetta.
(d) Joetta and Dad.

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

7. Who has to help Joetta out of her snow things at school?
(a) Kenny.
(b) Byron.
(c) The other kids.
(d) Her teacher.

8. Who helps Kenny make friends with the new kid again?
(a) Momma.
(b) Dad.
(c) Joetta.
(d) Byron.

9. What does Dad call the other man who wanted to marry Momma?
(a) Hambone.
(b) Handful.
(c) Hershey.
(d) Hardly.

10. Where does the person who helps mend the friendship between Kenny and the new kid talk to the new kid?
(a) The grocery store.
(b) Their house.
(c) The cafeteria.
(d) The bus stop.

11. Where will Byron stay for the summer?
(a) At the juvenile center.
(b) With Uncle Brown.
(c) Camping with Dad.
(d) With Grandma Sands.

12. What does Byron throw at the bird on the phone wire?
(a) Cookies.
(b) Rocks.
(c) Snowballs.
(d) Bottle caps.

13. During which season does the story begin?
(a) Winter.
(b) Fall.
(c) Summer.
(d) Spring.

14. Why won't Kenny tattle on Byron for getting things from the store without permission?
(a) He ate some of the things that Byron got.
(b) His brother blackmails him.
(c) He wanted to do the same thing.
(d) He loves his brother.

15. What is Byron's nickname?
(a) Byr.
(b) Bon.
(c) Ron.
(d) By.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Kenny see what Byron is doing in the locked bathroom?

2. What does Byron do to his hair in Chapter 7?

3. What is the name of the biggest addition to the car in Chapter 8?

4. Who was Kenny's only friend before the new kid moved in?

5. What is the nickname for Dad's car?

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