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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Byron feel about what he did to his hair?
(a) Dissappointed.
(b) Happy.
(c) Smug.
(d) Annoyed.

2. What style of hair does Byron say he wanted?
(a) African.
(b) Mexican.
(c) German.
(d) White.

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

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

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

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

7. What does Dad do about Byron's hair in Chapter 7?
(a) Lets it grow out.
(b) Reverses the permanent.
(c) Shaves it.
(d) Washes it.

8. Why does the new kid stop eating lunch with Kenny for a while?
(a) Kenny doesn't stop Byron from teasing him.
(b) Kenny laughs at his younger brother.
(c) Kenny says something rude about the south.
(d) Kenny makes fun of his glasses.

9. How do the kids feel about getting so bundled up in the winter?
(a) They don't like not being able to move.
(b) They like staying warm.
(c) They like having such nice coats.
(d) They don't like getting so hot.

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

11. What does Kenny suggest Byron should do before Momma can punish him?
(a) Pretend to cry.
(b) Write an apology letter.
(c) Run away.
(d) Hide in his room.

12. How does Byron feel when Kenny reads to his class?
(a) Embarrassed.
(b) Proud.
(c) Ashamed.
(d) Angry.

13. How does Momma feel about what Byron does to his hair?
(a) She loves it.
(b) She hates it.
(c) She is embarrassed by it.
(d) She is amused by it.

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

15. What does Kenny pretend Byron is after he sees what he did to his hair in Chapter 7?
(a) A crazy person.
(b) A deathrow inmate.
(c) A Mexican celebrity.
(d) A hair stylist.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Kenny feel when Byron hits the bird on the phone wire?

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

3. What is Byron's nickname?

4. What does Joey stop doing after Byron talks to her about the garbage trucks?

5. Where does the person who helps mend the friendship between Kenny and the new kid talk to the new kid?

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