Bud, Not Buddy Test Review

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  • 1. 
    If you had to convince someone to read Bud, Not Buddy, what are three reasons you could give them to read the book.
  • 2. 
    The author of Bud, Not Buddy using the theme, "When one door closes another door opens, " to move Bud's story along. Give me 3 examples of this theme being used in this book. Example: "When the door to the Home closed and the door to Amos's house opened up." This example can not be used as part of your answers. 
  • 3. 
    A few times in the book, Bud says the phrase, "my eyes don't work no more." What does he mean his eyes don't work no more? Explain why don't his eye work anymore? One example of this quote is on page, 148 last paragraph.
  • 4. 
    Who does Bud think it 'the most beautiful woman in the world'?
    • A. 

      Miss Hill

    • B. 

      Deza Malone

    • C. 

      The Librarian

    • D. 

      Miss Thomas

  • 5. 
    Which of these items did Bud NOT have in his suitcase?
    • A. 

      Rocks

    • B. 

      Fliers

    • C. 

      Blanket

    • D. 

      A book

  • 6. 
    What was the name that the band gave Bud?
    • A. 

      Clarence

    • B. 

      Sleepy LaBone

    • C. 

      Bud-Not-Buddy

    • D. 

      Buddy

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    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

  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    What did Bud hide from the Amos' on the porch?
    • A. 

      A shotgun

    • B. 

      All the pencils

    • C. 

      His suitcase

    • D. 

      His juice glass

  • 11. 
    Where did Lefty Lewis drop Bud off at?
    • A. 

      The Log Cabin

    • B. 

      The Amos' house

    • C. 

      With Deza Malone

    • D. 

      At the hospital

  • 12. 
    What was the name of the saxaphone player in the band?
    • A. 

      Doo-Doo Bug

    • B. 

      Steady Eddie

    • C. 

      The Thug

    • D. 

      Dirty Deed

  • 13. 
    Where does Bud meet Deza Malone?
    • A. 

      At a foster home

    • B. 

      In Hooverville

    • C. 

      On a train

    • D. 

      In the River

  • 14. 
    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

  • 15. 
    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

  • 16. 
    How old was Bud when his mother died?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      13

  • 17. 
    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

  • 18. 
    Miss Thomas is
    • A. 

      The singer in the band

    • B. 

      Mr. C's wife

    • C. 

      Bud's grandmother

    • D. 

      Bud's gaurdian

  • 19. 
    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

  • 20. 
    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.

  • 21. 
    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.

  • 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. 
    What did Bud realize about the dead girl's room?
    • A. 

      He realized that Mr. C had some treasure in the closet.

    • B. 

      He realized that the girl wasn't dead.

    • C. 

      He realized that it was his sister's room.

    • D. 

      He realized that it was his mom's room.

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