Rocks In His Head By Carol Otis Hurst!

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Rocks In His Head Quizzes & Trivia

Rocks in His Head is a true story of a man who followed his passion for collecting rocks. Nobody ever thought his obsession would amount to anything. They said, "You've got rocks in your head. " Read the book to discover what happened to Carol Otis Hurst's, author, father and his dream. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about the characters and events of the story. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When Father wasn't doing chores at home or learning at school, where did he search for rocks?
    • A. 

      His driveway

    • B. 

      Old quarries

    • C. 

      Alleys

    • D. 

      His backyard

    • E. 

      A pond

  • 2. 
    What kind of business did Father build?
    • A. 

      Grocery Store

    • B. 

      Diner

    • C. 

      Gas Station

    • D. 

      Newspaper

    • E. 

      Carpentry

  • 3. 
    What game did Father enjoy playing?
    • A. 

      Chess

    • B. 

      Checkers

    • C. 

      Marbles

    • D. 

      Horseshoes

    • E. 

      Croquet

  • 4. 
    What happened to Father's business?
    • A. 

      Sold the business

    • B. 

      Traded the business

    • C. 

      Gave the business to Grandfather

    • D. 

      Lost the business

    • E. 

      Kept the business

  • 5. 
    Father and his family had to move to an old house due to hard times. Where did he store his rock collection?
    • A. 

      Attic

    • B. 

      Basement

    • C. 

      Garage

    • D. 

      Shed

    • E. 

      Closet

  • 6. 
    On rainy days when Father couldn't find work, where would he go?
    • A. 

      Neighbor's house

    • B. 

      Gas station

    • C. 

      Stay home

    • D. 

      Diner

    • E. 

      Science museum

  • 7. 
    What job did Mrs. Johnson give Father in the beginning?
    • A. 

      Miner

    • B. 

      Car mechanic

    • C. 

      Night janitor

    • D. 

      Farmer

    • E. 

      Police officer

  • 8. 
    Father spent a lot of time reading about what?
    • A. 

      Stamps

    • B. 

      Coins

    • C. 

      Rocks

    • D. 

      Cars

    • E. 

      Animals

  • 9. 
    Father's dream came true when he was hired for what job position?
    • A. 

      Geologist

    • B. 

      Head Janitor

    • C. 

      Biologist

    • D. 

      Curator of Mineralogy

    • E. 

      Chemist

  • 10. 
    Father lived and worked in which state?
    • A. 

      Maine

    • B. 

      Rhode Island

    • C. 

      New York

    • D. 

      New Jersey

    • E. 

      Massachusetts