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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. How long does the family enjoy the new addition to the car?
(a) 3 hours.
(b) 1 hour.
(c) 4 hours.
(d) 2 hours.

3. What big new addition does Dad make to the car in Chapter 8?
(a) Air conditioning.
(b) Vibrators in the seats.
(c) A record player.
(d) A portable radio.

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

5. What dangerous item does Byron keep getting caught playing with?
(a) Electricity.
(b) Fire.
(c) Knives.
(d) Acid.

6. How many pairs of gloves does Momma buy for each child every year?
(a) 5.
(b) 4.
(c) 2.
(d) 3.

7. Who does not allow Momma to punish Byron?
(a) Joetta.
(b) Byron.
(c) Dad.
(d) Kenny.

8. What does Kenny like to watch his dad do in the mornings?
(a) Make coffee.
(b) Shave.
(c) Read the paper.
(d) Do his hair.

9. What day of the week does Dad present the biggest addition to the car?
(a) Thursday.
(b) Saturday.
(c) Friday.
(d) Sunday.

10. What do the new boys get teased most about?
(a) They talk funny.
(b) They have red hair.
(c) They only have a few outfits.
(d) They never bring a lunch.

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

12. How does Kenny feel when he sees the person who stole his gloves getting punished?
(a) Ashamed.
(b) Embarrassed.
(c) Terrible.
(d) Elated.

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

14. Who steals Kenny's gloves?
(a) Cody.
(b) Buphead.
(c) Lenny.
(d) Larry.

15. Where do the Watsons live at the beginning of the book?
(a) Flint.
(b) Farmington.
(c) Fulton.
(d) Franks.

Short Answer Questions

1. How long does Byron go before playing with the dangerous item again?

2. Who does Kenny first tell about his fight with the new kid?

3. What is Byron pretending to shoot down in the locked bathroom?

4. Who gets Kenny's gloves back after they are stolen?

5. What does Joey want to try doing in order to fix Byron's hair?

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