Glass Castle: Part I,pages 29-57 Quiz

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Glass Castle: Part I,pages 29-57 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Waiting outside of the Bar None Bar on their way to Las Vegas, Jeannette, age four, and Lori, age seven, discuss
    • A. 

      How many times the family has moved

    • B. 

      What it would be like to be an only child

    • C. 

      What it would be like to have a different parents

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    When their parents return from the bar, they bring the girls treats.  What happened to Jeannette's candy bar?
    • A. 

      The dog ate it and got sick in the car.

    • B. 

      It was crushed after Jeannette falls out of the car.

    • C. 

      Her sister ate it when she fell asleep.

    • D. 

      Her mother threw it away when Jeannette didn't say, "Thank you."

  • 3. 
    The stated purpose to go to Las Vegas was so that
    • A. 

      Dad could get a job dealing cards

    • B. 

      Mom could get a job working in one of the hotels

    • C. 

      Meet the grandparents for a mini vacation

    • D. 

      Dad could earn money for the prospector.

  • 4. 
    Dad was eventually kicked out of the casino for
    • A. 

      Drinking too much

    • B. 

      His lewd and obnoxious comments

    • C. 

      Having a system (counting cards)

    • D. 

      For the money he stole from the dealer

  • 5. 
    The family left the Las Vegas motel they were staying in when
    • A. 

      They ran out of money

    • B. 

      It caught on fire

    • C. 

      Mom caught dad flirting with a cocktail waitress

    • D. 

      After the kids trashed the room

  • 6. 
    The family moves to Midland, and it is here that we discover that Mom
    • A. 

      Has a secret stash of money

    • B. 

      Discusses leaving her husband

    • C. 

      Has a life threatening disease

    • D. 

      Is pregnant

  • 7. 
    When Jeannette is unable to sleep, dad takes his knife
    • A. 

      And goes hunting for demons

    • B. 

      Threatens Jeannette to go back to bed.

    • C. 

      Throws it into the wall with a "Thwack!"

    • D. 

      And places it underneath Jeannette's pillow to make her feel safe.

  • 8. 
    The parents refused to allow the kids to believe in 
    • A. 

      God

    • B. 

      God and the Bible

    • C. 

      Santa Clause

    • D. 

      Easter bunny

  • 9. 
    After dad loses his job in the gypsum mine, his present to his children for Christmas that year is. . . 
    • A. 

      A handmade sock puppet

    • B. 

      Pieces of chalk from the mine

    • C. 

      A star in the constellation

    • D. 

      A story he recorded on tape

  • 10. 
    One of the fights that mom and dad got into that was memorable for Jeannette was about
    • A. 

      How much money mom spent at the grocery store

    • B. 

      How filthy the children were

    • C. 

      Enrolling the kids into the local school

    • D. 

      How long she carried her children during pregnancy

  • 11. 
    During this fight, dad physically cornered mom 
    • A. 

      With a knife

    • B. 

      With furniture

    • C. 

      With his car

    • D. 

      With a locked gate

  • 12. 
    When the family moves to Blythe, the girls are enrolled into school.  What happened to Jeannette after being there only a few days
    • A. 

      She is jumped by a group of girls

    • B. 

      She is locked into the bathroom and could not get out

    • C. 

      She is sent to detention for her dirty clothes

    • D. 

      She is ridiculed for her accent

  • 13. 
    During the move from Blythe to Battle Mountain, the parents move the furniture with a rented U-Haul. What happened during that move?
    • A. 

      Dad pulls over and gets rid of half the furniture (weighed too much) on the side of the road.

    • B. 

      The doors fly open and the kids must hang on so that they don't fall out.

    • C. 

      The prospector is left behind inadvertently.

    • D. 

      The kids fall asleep while their parents stop to go to a bar until 2 AM

  • 14. 
    In Battle Mountain, mom decides what the family really needed was 
    • A. 

      A routine for chores

    • B. 

      Washing machine

    • C. 

      Wallpaper to brighten up the inside of the house.

    • D. 

      A piano

  • 15. 
    While in Battle Mountain, dad got a job at 
    • A. 

      The local fishery

    • B. 

      A barite mine

    • C. 

      The local bar

    • D. 

      A restaurant washing dishes

  • 16. 
    For entertainment at night after dinner, the kids would 
    • A. 

      Read

    • B. 

      Look up words in the dictionary

    • C. 

      Write letters to the publishers of the dictionaries if they didn't agree with the definitions

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
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