The Pushcart War Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

Jean Merrill
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 131 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

The Pushcart War Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

Jean Merrill
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 131 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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. When does Joey Kafflis make entries into a diary?
(a) Every morning.
(b) While he's stalled in traffic.
(c) During meetings.
(d) After work.

2. Who is the only person in New York who might know how many pushcarts there are in the city?
(a) Frank the Flower.
(b) Maxie Hammerman.
(c) Buddy Wiser.
(d) Morris the Florist.

3. How many peas and pins do the pushcart vendors decide they must buy?
(a) A ton of each.
(b) None, they'll build the pins and grow the peas.
(c) As many as they can grow.
(d) A half ton of each.

4. How many tires does Frank the Flower really believe he has killed?
(a) Seventeen or Eighteen.
(b) Seven or Eight.
(c) Fourteen or Fifteen.
(d) Seventy or Eighty.

5. How does Carlos present his idea to the rest of the pushcart vendors?
(a) He gives a demonstration.
(b) He just tells them.
(c) He writes it down.
(d) Maxie Hammerman translates for him.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens after the lady driver tells the cab driver "Well done" for hitting her car?

2. What is on the truck that's involved in the first incident of the pushcart war?

3. Behind what kind of truck does Wenda Gambling get stuck?

4. Who is causing the next round of truck flats?

5. Which of the following is NOT one of the three sizes of trucks operated by Mammoth Moving Company?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happens to Wenda Gambling?

2. How does England get drawn into the battle regarding the tax on tacks?

3. What is the reaction of people who see a truck with a flat?

4. What is Big Moe's argument that Frank the Flower can't be responsible for all the flats?

5. Who is it that people believe to be the source of the traffic problem?

6. How does Old Anna come to be known as General Anna?

7. What do the other pushcart vendors decide to do after Frank the Flower is arrested?

8. What is the tactic being used by General Anna to cause flats and why?

9. How does Mr. Posey's resistance to being closed by the Pea Tack Squad result in the discovery that the pushcart vendors are behind the flats?

10. Who shot a woman with a pea pin and why?

(see the answer keys)

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