Mcc: Until They Bring The Streetcars Back

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Mcc: Until They Bring The Streetcars Back - Quiz

Comprehensive test over Until They Bring the Streetcars Back. Includes:
• Plot information (true or false)
• Plot information (multiple choice)
• Essay


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Cal goes to jail for six months.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Cal goes to jail for six months" is given, and the answer is False. This means that Cal does not go to jail for six months.

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  • 2. 

    Cal steals food to frame Gretchen's father.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Cal steals food to frame Gretchen's father" is false. This means that Cal does not steal food with the intention of blaming Gretchen's father for it.

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  • 3. 

    Gretchen's father tries to kill Cal.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Gretchen's father attempts to harm or murder Cal. This implies that there is an act of violence or aggression directed towards Cal by Gretchen's father. Therefore, the correct answer is "True."

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  • 4. 

    Jean pulls the cord on the Trolley.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement implies that Jean has pulled the cord on the trolley. Therefore, the answer "True" indicates that the statement is correct.

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  • 5. 

    Cal's dad drives a bus after he is laid off.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement states that Cal's dad drives a bus after being laid off, but the correct answer is false. This means that Cal's dad does not drive a bus after being laid off.

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  • 6. 

    Tom saves Steve from jumping off the bridge.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
  • 7. 

    Cal tells Lola that he loves her, but she never says it back.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Cal tells Lola that he loves her, but she never says it back" implies that Lola does not reciprocate Cal's feelings. Therefore, the correct answer is False, indicating that Lola does not love Cal in return.

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  • 8. 

    Peggy attends all of Cal's football and basketball games.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement implies that Peggy attends all of Cal's football and basketball games, which means she attends both types of games. However, the answer is false, indicating that Peggy does not attend all of Cal's football and basketball games.

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  • 9. 

    Lurine always feigns happiness regardless of what is happening.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Lurine always pretends to be happy, regardless of the situation. This means that even if something negative or unfortunate happens, Lurine still puts on a facade of happiness. Therefore, the correct answer is true, indicating that the statement accurately describes Lurine's behavior.

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  • 10. 

    Cal believed that if his Uncle were alive he would watch him play sports.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Cal believes that if his Uncle were alive, he would watch him play sports. This implies that Cal believes his Uncle had an interest in watching him play sports and would have done so if he were still alive. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 11. 

    Cal scrubbed toilets while in jail.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Cal scrubbed toilets while in jail. This implies that Cal was indeed involved in the task of cleaning toilets during his time in jail. Therefore, the correct answer is True.

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  • 12. 

    Cal promised Spence he would come back and visit him.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Cal made a promise to Spence to come back and visit him. Since the question asks whether this statement is true or false, the correct answer is True, indicating that Cal did indeed promise to visit Spence again in the future.

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  • 13. 

    After he was released from jail, Cal took a job as a bricklayer.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "After he was released from jail, Cal took a job as a bricklayer" is false. The correct answer is false because the statement does not provide any information about Cal's job after being released from jail. It only mentions that he was released from jail, but it does not specify what job he took. Therefore, we cannot determine whether he became a bricklayer or not based on the given statement.

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  • 14. 

    When Cal retrieves the dead baby from the freezer, he delivers it to Office O'Reilly.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Cal does not deliver the dead baby to Office O'Reilly.

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  • 15. 

    Cal swears never to ride a bus.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement states that Cal swears never to ride a bus. This means that Cal has made a promise or commitment to never use a bus as a mode of transportation. Therefore, the correct answer is True, indicating that the statement is accurate.

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  • 16. 

    Cal and his friends attend

    • A.

      St. Paul High School

    • B.

      Central High School

    • C.

      Roseville High School

    • D.

      Central Academy

    Correct Answer
    B. Central High School
    Explanation
    Cal and his friends attend Central High School because it is one of the schools listed in the options. The other schools mentioned, St. Paul High School, Roseville High School, and Central Academy, are not mentioned as schools that Cal and his friends attend. Therefore, the correct answer is Central High School.

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  • 17. 

    Peggy names the rabbit

    • A.

      Hot slot

    • B.

      Hot spot

    • C.

      Hot foot

    • D.

      Hot tot

    Correct Answer
    C. Hot foot
    Explanation
    Peggy names the rabbit "hot foot" because this phrase is commonly used to describe someone or something that is moving quickly or causing a sensation of heat. It implies that the rabbit is energetic and fast, which could be a fitting name for a lively pet.

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  • 18. 

    Gretchen explains to Cal that her father is _____________ her.

    • A.

      Correcting

    • B.

      Teaching

    • C.

      Perfecting

    • D.

      Instructing

    Correct Answer
    D. Instructing
    Explanation
    Gretchen explains to Cal that her father is instructing her. This means that her father is giving her guidance, directions, or advice in order to teach her something or help her improve her skills or knowledge.

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  • 19. 

    Gretchen's dad labeled Little Jacob as

    • A.

      Roast beef

    • B.

      Roast pork

    • C.

      Roast goose

    • D.

      Roast chicken

    Correct Answer
    A. Roast beef
    Explanation
    The correct answer is roast beef because it is the only option that is a type of meat. The other options (roast pork, roast goose, roast chicken) are also types of roast meats, but they are not specifically labeled as "Little Jacob." Therefore, roast beef is the most appropriate answer.

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  • 20. 

    Cal's father dies of a

    • A.

      Stroke

    • B.

      Heart attack

    • C.

      Streetcar accident

    • D.

      Muggin

    Correct Answer
    B. Heart attack
    Explanation
    The given answer, "heart attack," is the most likely cause of Cal's father's death based on the information provided. A stroke is a possibility, but it is less common than a heart attack as a cause of death. A streetcar accident and mugging are unlikely causes of death unless there is additional information not provided in the question. Therefore, "heart attack" is the most reasonable explanation for Cal's father's death.

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  • 21. 

    The Runner's name is

    • A.

      Ron Conley

    • B.

      Tom Conley

    • C.

      Shawn Conley

    • D.

      John Conley

    Correct Answer
    D. John Conley
  • 22. 

    Cal drove Lutterman's car into the

    • A.

      Liquor store

    • B.

      Hardware store

    • C.

      Drugstore

    • D.

      Record store

    Correct Answer
    C. Drugstore
    Explanation
    The correct answer is drugstore because it is the only option that makes sense in the context of the sentence. Driving a car into a liquor store, hardware store, or record store would not be common or logical, but driving into a drugstore is more plausible as it could happen in certain circumstances.

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  • 23. 

    The color of Lola's eyes are

    • A.

      Don't know

    • B.

      Blue

    • C.

      Gray

    • D.

      Green

    Correct Answer
    A. Don't know
  • 24. 

    Cal watched Gretchen's room from the

    • A.

      Maple tree

    • B.

      Oak tree

    • C.

      Pine tree

    • D.

      Cottonwood tree

    Correct Answer
    B. Oak tree
    Explanation
    Cal watched Gretchen's room from the oak tree.

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  • 25. 

    Little Jacob died from

    • A.

      Smothering

    • B.

      Drowning

    • C.

      Choking

    • D.

      Hit on the head

    Correct Answer
    B. Drowning
    Explanation
    Little Jacob died from drowning. This means that he died as a result of submerging or being immersed in water or another liquid, leading to the inability to breathe and ultimately causing his death.

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  • 26. 

    The Pastor Cal confided in was

    • A.

      Pastor Johnson

    • B.

      Pastor O'Reilly

    • C.

      Pastor Ostrum

    • D.

      Pastor Ostlund

    Correct Answer
    C. Pastor Ostrum
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pastor Ostrum because the question states that "The Pastor Cal confided in was," implying that there is only one correct answer. Out of the four options given, Pastor Ostrum is the only one that matches the given statement.

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  • 27. 

    Peggy attended this many of Cal's basketball games

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    A. One
    Explanation
    Peggy attended only one of Cal's basketball games.

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  • 28. 

    Cal spent this many months in jail

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    A. One
    Explanation
    Cal spent one month in jail.

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  • 29. 

    The climax of the story is when

    • A.

      Cal gets a job

    • B.

      Peggy attends the basketball game

    • C.

      Cal finds the frozen baby

    • D.

      Cal goes to jail

    Correct Answer
    D. Cal goes to jail
    Explanation
    The climax of the story is when Cal goes to jail. This event represents the peak of tension and conflict in the narrative. It signifies a major turning point for the character and the story as a whole. Cal's arrest and imprisonment likely have significant consequences for the other characters and the overall resolution of the plot.

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  • 30. 

    Horace Gant sits in the dark kitchen because

    • A.

      He's losing his job

    • B.

      He's hungry & unable to cook for himself

    • C.

      He has a headache

    • D.

      The light is burnt out

    Correct Answer
    A. He's losing his job
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that Horace Gant is sitting in the dark kitchen because he is losing his job. This implies that he may be feeling stressed or upset about the situation and is seeking solace or contemplating his future in the privacy of the dark kitchen. The darkness may also symbolize his uncertain future or the gloomy mood he is experiencing due to the job loss.

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  • 31. 

    In the courtroom, Otto Lutterman attacks

    • A.

      Gretchen

    • B.

      Gretchen's mom

    • C.

      Cal

    • D.

      Police officer

    Correct Answer
    C. Cal
  • 32. 

    At the end of the novel ________________swears she'll see that Cal gets his diploma.

    • A.

      Sandy

    • B.

      Lola

    • C.

      Jean

    • D.

      Sally

    Correct Answer
    A. Sandy
    Explanation
    In the given question, the statement suggests that someone will ensure that Cal gets his diploma at the end of the novel. Among the options provided, the most likely candidate to fulfill this promise is Sandy. Without any further context, it is difficult to determine the exact reason why Sandy would make this promise, but it is possible that she has a close relationship with Cal or a personal investment in his success.

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  • 33. 

    There are several themes within Streetcars. Choose ONE and write 150-250 words on this theme.  Explain why you chose it, why you feel it's one of the main themes, and how it is relevant to the novel. Use specific examples from the novel to support your arguments.THEMES:Fighting against wrongdoingPower of friendshipLove is complex, unpredictable & happens in many different waysThe characters had a chance "to go to the dance"Love doesn't come to you, you have to go to itStand up for the "stupid & crazy"Don't judge a book by its cover

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