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 say the garbage trucks really do in the morning?
(a) Look for kids without proper coats.
(b) Shovel the roads.
(c) Make the world colder.
(d) Pick up frozen bodies.

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

3. What is the new kid's brother's name?
(a) Coda.
(b) Cody.
(c) Clint.
(d) Chris.

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

5. What is Dad's finishing touch to fixing up his car?
(a) Seat covers.
(b) A new horn.
(c) An air freshener.
(d) A window opener.

6. How does Momma say to pay for the food at the store in Chapter 6?
(a) Write a check.
(b) Use their allowance.
(c) Take the nickel jar.
(d) Sign for it.

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

8. What is Dad's sister's name?
(a) Sidney.
(b) Cyndey.
(c) Sasha.
(d) Sara.

9. How does Kenny see what Byron is doing in the locked bathroom?
(a) He hides in the linen closet.
(b) He looks through the keyhole.
(c) He peeks under the door.
(d) He hides in the shower.

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

11. What does Byron later buy at the store using Momma's method?
(a) Chips.
(b) Pizza.
(c) Cookies.
(d) Soda.

12. How does Momma figure out what Byron is doing in the locked bathroom?
(a) The toilet keeps flushing.
(b) The house is too quiet.
(c) She can smell smoke.
(d) She sees the bathroom locked.

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

14. Why is the method Momma suggests for buying food in Chapter 6 so embarrassing at first?
(a) They hate counting out all the money.
(b) They were saving their allowance for something else.
(c) They worry the owner will not believe them.
(d) They think it means they are on welfare.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Kenny feel when his dad gets home after Byron changed his hair?

2. What does Dad call the other man who wanted to marry Momma?

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

4. Who does Momma send to the store for food in Chapter 6?

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

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