The Watsons Go To Birmingham - 1963 Final Exam Part 1 - Read 180 - CSAT

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The Watsons Go To Birmingham - 1963 Final Exam Part 1 - Read 180 - CSAT - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How did Kenny describe Birmingham?
    • A. 

      He said it was like an oven.

    • B. 

      He said it was the dullest place he had ever seen.

    • C. 

      He said it like Flint in prehistoric times.

    • D. 

      He said it was like a swamp.

  • 2. 
    Who was Grandma Sand's companion and dearest friend?
    • A. 

      Mr. Robert

    • B. 

      Mr. Moses

    • C. 

      Mr. Bruce

    • D. 

      Mr. Albert

  • 3. 
    Kenny described the _________________ as the scariest things he had ever seen.
    • A. 

      Appalachian Mountains

    • B. 

      Mountain folks in a pick-up truck

    • C. 

      Black bears at a rest stop

    • D. 

      Signs that said, "Whites Only"

  • 4. 
    Dad described the ______________ by saying the family had their fingers in God's beard and were tickling him as they drove.
    • A. 

      Mountains

    • B. 

      Fog

    • C. 

      Snow

    • D. 

      Farmland

  • 5. 
    The children told to stay away from ___________________because a boy had drowned in the whirlpool.
    • A. 

      Collier Landing

    • B. 

      Burton's Bayou

    • C. 

      Marion's Swamp

    • D. 

      Dragon's Marsh

  • 6. 
    What did Byron do when Kenny was out of the water?
    • A. 

      Byron kissed the top of Kenny's head.

    • B. 

      Byron gave Kenny CPR to help him breathe again.

    • C. 

      Byron beat up Kenny for being reckless.

    • D. 

      Byron ran home to get towels and a blanket.

  • 7. 
    Which statement about what Kenny did and saw when he got to the church is false?
    • A. 

      He pulled a dead girl out by her legs.

    • B. 

      He went inside and saw smoke and dust.

    • C. 

      He grabbed the shoe and left the church with it.

    • D. 

      He thought he saw the water monster with Joey.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following shows how Kenny reacted to the Birmingham church bombing?
    • A. 

      Kenny hid behind the couch in "The World Famous Pet Hospital."

    • B. 

      Kenny decided to stay home from Sunday School.

    • C. 

      Kenny ran away from Grandma Sands' house

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    _____________________were killed.
    • A. 

      Four little girls

    • B. 

      Seven teenage children

    • C. 

      Two girls and two boys

    • D. 

      Four old little boys

  • 10. 
    Where was Kenny going when he disappeared every day?  What did Byron called the area?
    • A. 

      He was hiding behind the couch in the living room; World Famous Watson Pet Hospital

    • B. 

      He was hiding under the porch; Watson Feel Better Quick Club

    • C. 

      He was going under the back porch; Kenny Watson Care Center

    • D. 

      He was going up in the attic; Watson Forget Your Trouble Room

  • 11. 
    Which statement best describes the historical context of the novel?
    • A. 

      The novel occurs during the Civil Rights Movement.

    • B. 

      The novel occurs during the present day.

    • C. 

      The novel occurs during the Civil War.

    • D. 

      The novel occurs during World War II.

  • 12. 
    Why did the Watson leave Alabama the night of the bombing?
    • A. 

      They didn't want Joey to hear about the bombing.

    • B. 

      Dad wanted to get back to work.

    • C. 

      They thought Byron would get bad ideas.

    • D. 

      They were worried about Kenny.

  • 13. 
    In what city do the Watson live?
    • A. 

      Flint

    • B. 

      Detroit

    • C. 

      New York

    • D. 

      Chicago

  • 14. 
    What is Daddy Wastson's nickname for Moses Henderson?
    • A. 

      Hambone

    • B. 

      Head

    • C. 

      Chicken Lips

    • D. 

      Longdhanks

  • 15. 
    Which aunt's house do the Watsons go to when it gets too cold?
    • A. 

      Aunt Cydney's

    • B. 

      Aunt Sand's

    • C. 

      Aunt Robin's

    • D. 

      Aunt Celia's

  • 16. 
    Whose lips are frozen to the car's rear-view mirror?
    • A. 

      Kenny's

    • B. 

      Dad's

    • C. 

      Joey's

    • D. 

      Byron's

  • 17. 
    What do the neighbors call the Watson family?
    • A. 

      The Weird Watson

    • B. 

      The Woeful Watson

    • C. 

      The Wailing Watson

    • D. 

      The Wacky Watson

  • 18. 
    What does Wilona do when she gets angry?
    • A. 

      Speaks in a heavy Southern accent

    • B. 

      Does not speak at all

    • C. 

      Speaks in a different language

    • D. 

      Squeeze her eye shut

  • 19. 
    Which poet's work is Kenny asked to read in front of Bryon's class?
    • A. 

      Langston Hughes's

    • B. 

      Walt Whitman

    • C. 

      Ezra Pound's

    • D. 

      Maya Angelou's

  • 20. 
    What nickname does everyone give Kenny because he is so smart?
    • A. 

      Poindexter

    • B. 

      Einstein

    • C. 

      Edison

    • D. 

      Egghead

  • 21. 
    Who is the "king" of Clark Elementary?
    • A. 

      Larry Dunn

    • B. 

      Byron

    • C. 

      Buphead

    • D. 

      Rufus

  • 22. 
    Rufus come over every day to play with Kenny toy.....
    • A. 

      Dinosaurs

    • B. 

      Cars and trucks

    • C. 

      Jungle animals

    • D. 

      Trains

  • 23. 
    What is the name of the game that Rufus and Kenny play with Kenny's toys?
    • A. 

      Americans vs. Nazis

    • B. 

      Cowboys and Indians

    • C. 

      Good guys vs. Bad guys

    • D. 

      Cops and Robbers

  • 24. 
    Who used to steal Kenny's toys?
    • A. 

      LJ Jones

    • B. 

      Buphead

    • C. 

      Rufus

    • D. 

      Cody

  • 25. 
    Rufus gets upset because Kenny laughs along with everyone else about his.....
    • A. 

      Clothes

    • B. 

      Glasses

    • C. 

      Accent

    • D. 

      Hair

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