The Watsons Go To Birmingham Chapters 1-5

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  • 1. 
    What did Byron do that made Kenny think he was part of the "weird Watsons"?
    • A. 

      Byron dressed up like a bear.

    • B. 

      Byron put his lips on the cold mirror and they got stuck.

    • C. 

      Byron sang in the shower.

    • D. 

      Byron shaved his head.


  • 2. 
    Where does the story begin?
    • A. 

      Birmingham, Alabama

    • B. 

      Chicago, Illinois

    • C. 

      Flint, Michigan

    • D. 

      New York, New York


  • 3. 
    What did Kenny's mother remind his mother about why Birmingham was not friendlier than their home town?
    • A. 

      There are "colored only" bathrooms in Birmingham.

    • B. 

      People in Birmingham didn't speak English.

    • C. 

      People in their home town threw the Watsons a parade.

    • D. 

      People in Birmingham did not welcome strangers.


  • 4. 
    Who was Larry Dunn?
    • A. 

      He was the school teacher.

    • B. 

      He was Kenny's cousin.

    • C. 

      He was the school bully.

    • D. 

      He liked to read poetry with Kenny.


  • 5. 
    What does Kenny mean when he says, “I knew God had finally sent me my personal saver!”?
    • A. 

      Kenny found a life preserver in the garage.

    • B. 

      Byron saved Kenny from the bully's attack.

    • C. 

      Kenny found new toys at a garage sale.

    • D. 

      Rufus and Cody wear worn clothing and will be teased more than Kenny.


  • 6. 
    Who won the greatest dinosaur war ever?
    • A. 

      LJ

    • B. 

      Rufus

    • C. 

      Kenny

    • D. 

      Byron


  • 7. 
    According to Byron, why do garbage trucks have wide back doors?
    • A. 

      To hide the children who are skipping school.

    • B. 

      To haul away all the garbage that piles up near the school.

    • C. 

      To take the radioactive dinosaurs away.

    • D. 

      Children from the South have thin blood and when they freeze easily the garbage trucks take their frozen bodies.


  • 8. 
    What did Kenny's mother want to do to Byron when she found out he was playing with matches?
    • A. 

      She wanted to forgive him, but father didn't want to.

    • B. 

      She wanted to burn him with matches so he wouldn't do it again.

    • C. 

      She wanted to ask Larry Dunn to punish him.

    • D. 

      She wanted to make him learn poetry with Kenny.


  • 9. 
    The book is written through the eyes of which character?
    • A. 

      Byron

    • B. 

      Mrs. Watson

    • C. 

      Kenny

    • D. 

      Joetta


  • 10. 
    Who is Poindexter?
    • A. 

      The name of Kenny's dog.

    • B. 

      The name of Kenny's school

    • C. 

      Kenny's nickname for Joetta

    • D. 

      Byron's nickname for Kenny


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