The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 Test | Final Test - Easy

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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 after Kenny starts breathing again after being saved from the lake?
(a) Cries.
(b) Hits Kenny.
(c) Faints.
(d) Laughs.

2. What shocks Kenny about Byron when they get to Grandma's house?
(a) He listens to Grandma.
(b) He seems happy to be there.
(c) He doesn't say a word.
(d) He is rude.

3. Who does Joey go to Sunday School with in Alabama?
(a) Mr. Robert.
(b) Grandma.
(c) Some neighbors.
(d) Kenny and Byron.

4. What caused the big boom?
(a) A bomb.
(b) A caved in roof.
(c) Thunder.
(d) Falling rocks.

5. How many children died in the church bombing in Birmingham?
(a) 5.
(b) 5.
(c) 4.
(d) 7.

6. Where are Kenny and Dad when they discuss why Byron must spend some time in the South?
(a) The car.
(b) The kitchen.
(c) The living room.
(d) Kenny's room.

7. Why did Joey leave the church before the big boom?
(a) She felt uneasy.
(b) She left her Bible on her bed.
(c) She got hungry.
(d) She saw Kenny waving to her.

8. What street did the church bombing in Birmingham take place?
(a) F street.
(b) 16th street.
(c) 18th street.
(d) A street.

9. Why do the kids all go to the lake in Chapter 13?
(a) To go swimming.
(b) To go fishing.
(c) To fetch water.
(d) To check beaver traps.

10. What does Momma do when Dad starts a silly game when she wakes up?
(a) Goes back to sleep.
(b) Laughs.
(c) Asks to drive for a while.
(d) Plays along.

11. Who is Wool Pooh?
(a) A vicious neighborhood dog.
(b) A goblin from an old story.
(c) A family joke.
(d) Winnie the Pooh's evil twin.

12. What does Dad say when Byron complains at the first stop on the road trip?
(a) :It is better than nothing."
(b) "It is all I can offer."
(c) "You deserve it."
(d) "You better get used to it."

13. What are the kids upset about at the first stop on their road trip?
(a) The stop is at a tiny shack.
(b) There are only outhouses.
(c) There is a drinking fountain for colored people.
(d) There are no vending machines.

14. Where did Momma write out the plan for the trip?
(a) On a calendar.
(b) In a recipe book.
(c) In a notebook.
(d) On flash cards.

15. Who screams just after the big boom was heard?
(a) Byron.
(b) Granda.
(c) Momma.
(d) Joey.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where is the first stop the Watsons make on their road trip?

2. What is Momma mad about when she sees Dad drove straight through the entire trip?

3. What kind of house did Kenny think Grandma lived in?

4. What about Grandma does Momma not approve of?

5. What is the first chore Grandma gives Byron?

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