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

Christopher Paul Curtis
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the first chore Grandma gives Byron?
(a) To fetch some water.
(b) To cut some wood.
(c) To go to the store.
(d) To feed the chickens.

2. What does Kenny think when they first arrive in the city where Grandma lives?
(a) It is so green.
(b) It is ugly.
(c) It is not what he imagined.
(d) It looks a lot like Flint.

3. Who does Kenny see as an angel as he is in danger at the area of the lake Grandma warned about?
(a) Mrs. Davidson.
(b) Joetta.
(c) Momma.
(d) Grandma.

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

5. Why does Kenny want to go to the area of the lake that Grandma warned about?
(a) He likes snakes.
(b) He wants adventure.
(c) He would like to meet a hobo.
(d) He has never seen a real bear.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Who slept through the entire disaster after the big boom?

3. What are the Watson children afraid of when they take their second break of the road trip?

4. What does the family do while Dad drives after the first stop on the road trip?

5. How does Kenny describe Grandma?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was Kenny ashamed about after the bombing?

2. Why does Kenny want to go to Collier's Landing, and how do his siblings react to this?

3. What caused what Kenny heard in the back yard, and how does he discover this?

4. What saps the energy out of Kenny in Alabama?

5. What does Kenny think about the lecture Byron gives him after he gets out from behind the couch?

6. Who is the Wool Pooh?

7. What bothers the Watson kids so much at their first stop along the road trip?

8. What does Kenny first think when Joey talks to him in his room in Chapter 14?

9. How does Joey react when Mrs. Davidson brings her a present, and what does Momma say about this?

10. What is true about the church bombing in this book?

(see the answer keys)

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