Bud, Not Buddy Novel Quiz: Trivia!

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Bud, Not Buddy Novel Quiz: Trivia!

Have you ever heard of the book Bud, Not Buddy? Bud, Not Buddy is a children’s novel written by Christopher Paul Curtis. The tome is set in the 1930s in Michigan. The main character in the story experiences the racism of the day and the dangers facing blacks at the time. This untimely quiz will show you what the novel is about, and all the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who does Bud think it 'the most beautiful woman in the world'?
    • A. 

      Miss Hill

    • B. 

      Deza Malone

    • C. 

      The Librarian

    • D. 

      Miss Thomas

  • 2. 
    Which of these items did Bud NOT have in his suitcase?
    • A. 

      Rocks

    • B. 

      Fliers

    • C. 

      Blanket

    • D. 

      A book

  • 3. 
    What was the name that the band gave Bud?
    • A. 

      Clarence

    • B. 

      Sleepy LaBone

    • C. 

      Bud-Not-Buddy

    • D. 

      Buddy

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the restaurant that the band takes Bud to?
    • A. 

      Sweet Pea

    • B. 

      Grand Rapids Best Restaurant

    • C. 

      The Log Cabin

    • D. 

      Golden Corral

  • 5. 
    What was the name of Herman E. Calloway's house?
    • A. 

      Grand Central Station

    • B. 

      Grand Calloway Station

    • C. 

      The Log Cabin

    • D. 

      Calloway Stop

  • 6. 
    For revenge, what did Bud make Todd do?
    • A. 

      Shove a pencil up his own nose

    • B. 

      Pee the bed

    • C. 

      Get stung by hornets

    • D. 

      Stay a night in the shed

  • 7. 
    What did Bud hide from the Amos' on the porch?
    • A. 

      A shotgun

    • B. 

      All the pencils

    • C. 

      His suitcase

    • D. 

      His juice glass

  • 8. 
    Where did Lefty Lewis drop Bud off at?
    • A. 

      The Log Cabin

    • B. 

      The Amos' house

    • C. 

      With Deza Malone

    • D. 

      At the hospital

  • 9. 
    What was the name of the saxophone player in the band?
    • A. 

      Doo-Doo Bug

    • B. 

      Steady Eddie

    • C. 

      The Thug

    • D. 

      Dirty Deed

  • 10. 
    Where does Bud meet Deza Malone?
    • A. 

      At a foster home

    • B. 

      In Hooverville

    • C. 

      On a train

    • D. 

      In the River

  • 11. 
    Bud meets Bugs outside of the library.  Where do they decide to head out to together?
    • A. 

      Flint

    • B. 

      Chicago

    • C. 

      Grand Rapids

    • D. 

      California

  • 12. 
    Where does Bud meet Mr. Lefty Lewis?
    • A. 

      At the Log Cabin

    • B. 

      On the road outside of Owosso

    • C. 

      At the Amos' house

    • D. 

      While living at the Home

  • 13. 
    How old was Bud when his mother died?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      13

  • 14. 
    What name listed below is not a name of a member of Herman E. Calloway's band?
    • A. 

      Doo Doo Bug

    • B. 

      Deed

    • C. 

      Steady Eddie

    • D. 

      Clarence

  • 15. 
    Miss Thomas is
    • A. 

      The singer in the band

    • B. 

      Mr. C's wife

    • C. 

      Bud's grandmother

    • D. 

      Bud's gaurdian

  • 16. 
    Mrs. Sleet is
    • A. 

      The singer in the band

    • B. 

      Lefty Lewis' daughter

    • C. 

      The woman at the Home

    • D. 

      A woman Bud meets along the way

  • 17. 
    What was the deal that Lefty made with Bud when they finally got to Grand Rapids?
    • A. 

      Lefty told Bud to go in and tell Herman E. Calloway that Lefty had dropped him off.

    • B. 

      Lefty told Bud that he would hold on to the suitcase until Bud came back out to get it.

    • C. 

      Lefty told Bud to call him when he wanted the suitcase.

    • D. 

      Lefty told Bud that he would walk him into the Log Cabin.

  • 18. 
    What did Bud give to Mr. C at the end of the novel?
    • A. 

      Bud gave Mr. C. the flyers and the rocks.

    • B. 

      Bud gave Mr. C. the photo of his mother.

    • C. 

      Bud gave Mr. C. nothing.

    • D. 

      Bud gave Mr. C. a hug.

  • 19. 
    What did Mrs. Thomas and Mr. Jimmy want to know about Bud's mom?
    • A. 

      Mrs. Thomas and Mr. Jimmy wanted to know if Bud's mom was still alive.

    • B. 

      Mrs. Thomas and Mr. Jimmy wanted to know what Bud's mom did for a living.

    • C. 

      Mrs. Thomas and Mr. Jimmy wanted to know how Bud's mom died.

    • D. 

      Mrs. Thomas and Mr. Jimmy wanted to know what Bud's mom had told Bud about Mr. C.

  • 20. 
    What is the name that the band gave to Bud?
    • A. 

      Waterworks Willie

    • B. 

      Sleepy Labone

    • C. 

      Sleepy

    • D. 

      Bone

  • 21. 
    Steady Eddie asked Bud what was more important -  his things or his suitcase.  Why did he ask Bud this question?
    • A. 

      Steady noticed the Bud always had his suitcase.

    • B. 

      Steady said that if Bud wanted to be in the band he needed new things.

    • C. 

      Steady said that if Bud wanted to be in the band he needed a new suitcase.

    • D. 

      Steady hoped that Bud could give up everything and get new things.

  • 22. 
    Bud asked Lefty to show his teeth. Why?
    • A. 

      Bud thought Lefty was a vampire.

    • B. 

      Bud thought Lefty wasn't telling the truth about only eating sandwiches.

    • C. 

      Bud thought that Lefty needed to go to the dentist.

    • D. 

      Bud just wanted to see how white Lefty's teeth were.

  • 23. 
    Why did the policeman stop Lefty and Bud outside of Flint?
    • A. 

      The policeman had heard that someone had stolen blood from the local hospital.

    • B. 

      The policeman wanted to find out where Lefty Lewis was going.

    • C. 

      The policeman stopped the vehicle to look for labor union papers.

    • D. 

      The policeman knew that Bud wasn't supposed to be in the car.

  • 24. 
    What is Bud's mom's name?
    • A. 

      Angela

    • B. 

      Lisa

    • C. 

      Beth

    • D. 

      Germaine

  • 25. 
    When Herman E. Calloway locked the door, what was his warning to Bud?
    • A. 

      He warned Bud not to go snooping around.

    • B. 

      He warned Bud not to open the doors.

    • C. 

      He warned Bud that curiosity killed the cat.

    • D. 

      He warned Bud that he would know if something was stolen.