2010 Reading Olympics #2

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2010 Reading Olympics #2

Test questions to help students study and prepare for the 2010 Montgomery County Reading Olympics competition.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the book, The Boy Who Saved Baseball, how is Doc Altenheimer going to decide whether to sell his property to developers?
    • A. 

      By flipping a coin

    • B. 

      Doc Altenheimer will keep his property if the Dillontown baseball team wins a game against the new team - the Lake View Vikings. If they lose, he will sell his property

    • C. 

      The sheriff will let him know if he is allowed to sell or not

    • D. 

      His wife will let him know when she is ready to move

    • E. 

      He will not sell his property, no matter what

  • 2. 
    In the book, The Boy Who Saved Baseball, who is Del Gato, and why is Tom so interested in him?
    • A. 

      Former San Diego Padre, only player to hit homerun out of Jack Murphy Stadium, also born and raised in Dillontown

    • B. 

      His best friend from San Diego

    • C. 

      His long lost cousin from Mexico

    • D. 

      His father's best friend from college

    • E. 

      His mother's old boyfriend

  • 3. 
    In the book, The Boy Who Saved Baseball, what did Del Gato do on the opening day of the 1984 World Series (San Diego vs. Detroit Tigers)?
    • A. 

      Got married

    • B. 

      Won a taco eating contest

    • C. 

      Broke his arm

    • D. 

      Disappeared and didn't let anyone know why

    • E. 

      Robbed a bank

  • 4. 
    In the book, The Boy Who Saved Baseball, what is the name of the team the Dillontown Wildcats plays against?
    • A. 

      The Pink Ladies

    • B. 

      Henry's Heroes

    • C. 

      The Lake View Vikings

    • D. 

      Goliath Giants

    • E. 

      The Del Gatos

  • 5. 
    In the book, The Boy Who Saved Baseball, what story does Cruz de la Cruz tell about Screwball, his horse?
    • A. 

      He said that Screwball could play baseball as good as Del Gato

    • B. 

      That Screwball was 100 years old

    • C. 

      That Screwball could change colors

    • D. 

      That Screwball is really named Sherlock Holmes

    • E. 

      He said that Screwball watches television and uses the remote control

  • 6. 
    In the book, The Boy Who Saved Baseball, what is "earthen knowledge" and a "starborne hunch"?
    • A. 

      Ways of knowing or paths to wisdom as a result of paying attention to the natural environment

    • B. 

      Nicknames for Screwball the horse

    • C. 

      Yoga positions that Del Gato teaches

    • D. 

      Tom's sisters

    • E. 

      Dishes Cody's Mom cooks for the Wildcats

  • 7. 
    In the book, The Boy Who Saved Baseball, what does Tom fantasize about?
    • A. 

      Moving to Hollywood to become a film star

    • B. 

      Marrying Becky Slivers

    • C. 

      Becoming a star baseball player

    • D. 

      Getting new baseball equipment, especially new shoes

    • E. 

      Gaining 30 pounds

  • 8. 
    In the book, The Boy Who Saved Baseball, who is named on the first page, as the boy who save baseball?
    • A. 

      Freddy Printz, Jr.

    • B. 

      Cruz de la Cruz

    • C. 

      Doc Altenheimer

    • D. 

      Tom

    • E. 

      Del Gato

  • 9. 
    In the book, The Boy Who Saved Baseball, what does Cruz do on the night before the big game against the Lake View Vikings?
    • A. 

      He breaks his leg

    • B. 

      He wins the lottery

    • C. 

      He eats 3 gallons of ice cream

    • D. 

      He runs a marathon

    • E. 

      He disappears

  • 10. 
    In the book, The Boy Who Saved Baseball, what does Doc Altenheimer give to Tom Gallagher?
    • A. 

      His lucky charm

    • B. 

      His estate (property)

    • C. 

      His medical bag

    • D. 

      A cold

    • E. 

      Three frogs and a dog

  • 11. 
    In the book, The Boy Who Saved Baseball, who wins the Big Game, and how?
    • A. 

      Cruz rides Screwball around the bases and confuses the Vikings

    • B. 

      Del Gato pitches a perfect game

    • C. 

      Cody wins the game in overtime

    • D. 

      Tom hits a pop-up ball but no one catches it and the Wildcats win the game

    • E. 

      The game ends in a tie

  • 12. 
    In the book, The Boy Who Saved Baseball, what position does Tom play on the Wildcats team?
    • A. 

      He is a pinch hitter

    • B. 

      First base

    • C. 

      Outfield

    • D. 

      Catcher

    • E. 

      He is a relief pitcher