Goin' Someplace Special Book Pat Mckissack! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Going someplace special book by Pat Mckissack is an exciting read that tells us how faith and hope can take you further than most people fear to venture. Have you had time to read the whole book? In the trivia questions quiz below, you will be expected to answer the questions about the happenings in specific chapters. Do give it a try and see how well you will do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On page 18, Tricia Ann says she is going to "wash down"Jimmy Lee's pretzel". What does the author mean by wash down?
    • A. 

      Hose the pretzel off of the side walk.

    • B. 

      Wash the pretzels with butter

    • C. 

      Drink something to clear the food in her throat.

    • D. 

      Scrub the preztle stain out of her clothes

  • 2. 
    The Southland hotel is described as spectacular.  Which word means the same thing as spectacular.
    • A. 

      Run down

    • B. 

      Beautiful

    • C. 

      Very expensive

    • D. 

      Two-story

  • 3. 
    At the beginning of the story, Grandma is tying Tricia Ann's sash.  Which word means the same as a sash?
    • A. 

      A cloth belt

    • B. 

      A hair ribbon

    • C. 

      Shoelaces

    • D. 

      A button

  • 4. 
    Trician Ann recalled a bus trip that she had taken with her grandmother.  What does the word recalled mean? 
    • A. 

      Rode the same bus

    • B. 

      Called the bus again

    • C. 

      Went home on the same bus

    • D. 

      Remembered a past bus trip

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Tricia Ann was getting off at the next stop.

    • B. 

      There were no more seats available in the Blacks Only Section

    • C. 

      Tricia Ann was going to sit up front in the bus

    • D. 

      Mrs. Grannell was carrying heavy grocery bags.

  • 6. 
    Why did Tricia Ann's face fall when she jumped off the Whites Only Bench? 
    • A. 

      She was upset that she could not sit there.

    • B. 

      She was going to have to sit on another bench.

    • C. 

      Someone was mean to her.

    • D. 

      She lost her purse.

  • 7. 
    How does Jimmy Lee relate to Tricia Ann not being able to sit on a bench at the fountain that her grandfather helped to build? 
    • A. 

      He says he wants to sit on a bench at the fountain also.

    • B. 

      He reminds her that she can sit on the bench marked Colored People

    • C. 

      He says that his brother, Jesse, can't eat at a restaurant where he cooks the food.

    • D. 

      He shares a story about not being able to drink from a Whites Only Waterfountain.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      She had been twirling and was dizzy.

    • B. 

      She was tired.

    • C. 

      She tripped on a rock.

    • D. 

      Her shoes were too big.

  • 9. 
    What does Grandmother say abou the silly signs? 
    • A. 

      That Tricia Ann better obey them or she'll get into trouble.

    • B. 

      That one day all of the signs will be taken down.

    • C. 

      That they are funny.

    • D. 

      That they can tell you where to sit, but not what to think.

  • 10. 
    Who is Blooming Mary? 
    • A. 

      An old woman to works in the flower shop.

    • B. 

      An old woman who takes care of the church garden for free.

    • C. 

      An old woman who takes care of the church garden as a job.

    • D. 

      An old woman who works at the library.

  • 11. 
    How did Tricia Ann end up in a Whites Only Hotel? 
    • A. 

      She was curious and just walked in.

    • B. 

      She came in using the Colored entrance on the side.

    • C. 

      She snuck inside with other people.

    • D. 

      She was rushed inside with a crowd of fans.

  • 12. 
    Why is the public library "someplace special?"  
    • A. 

      Because Tricia Ann can check out books on her own.

    • B. 

      Because Tricia Ann can read all the books for free.

    • C. 

      Because the public library is open to people of all races.

    • D. 

      Because her best friend meets her there.

  • 13. 
    What does Hickey's sister tell him when Hickey asks Tricia Ann to come into the Grand Music Palace? 
    • A. 

      There aren't enough seats for Tricia Ann.

    • B. 

      Colored people can't come in the front door

    • C. 

      Colored people aren't allowed in the Grand Music Palace.

    • D. 

      Hurry up, we're going to be late.

  • 14. 
    How does Tricia Ann feel when she arrives at the Public Libary? 
    • A. 

      Ashamed and embarassed

    • B. 

      Angry and hurt

    • C. 

      Ecstatic

    • D. 

      Bored

  • 15. 
    The story says the library looked, "proud in the summer sun".  This is an example of: 
    • A. 

      Onomatopeia

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Rhyme