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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 23.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Palmer feed the pigeon?
(b) Special K.
(c) Bird food.
(d) Bread crumbs.
2. What smell comes to Palmer's nose as he walks onto the soccer field?
(a) The smell of fresh baked cookies.
(b) The smell of barbeque.
(c) The smell of gunsmoke from the pigeon shoot.
(d) The smell of roses.
3. Why does Palmer run home and leave the boys behind in Chapter 12?
(a) The gang teases him about not wringing a pigeon's neck.
(b) The gang begins to steal food from the closed concession stand.
(c) The gang begins to break open a crate of pigeons to harm them.
(d) He is afraid of the dark.
4. What does Beans tell the gang?
(a) He is ten and he is the leader.
(b) He is ten and he is quitting school.
(c) He is ten and he is bad.
(d) He is ten and he is a wringer.
5. What does Palmer's father give him as a ninth birthday gift?
(a) Boxing gloves.
(b) His metal toy soldiers that were once his grandfather's.
(c) Roller blades.
(d) His photo album from his ninth birthday.
Short Answer Questions
1. What hovers before Palmer's eyes before he runs after his friends to the playground?
2. What is Beans' real name?
3. What do the boys begin yelling at the park when they are playing their game?
4. What is the thing Palmer does not want to do?
5. What does Palmer begin to smell on his father when he sits in his dad's lap after the pigeon shoot?
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