The Glass Castle: Pages 58-135

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The Glass Castle Quizzes & Trivia

The glass castle is a memoir that so far up to page 135 has given a good insight into the Walls family and the struggles they have undergone due to Rex and his drinking habits. Just how much do you remember from the pages? Take the quiz below and find out. Have fun.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In Battle Mountain, Jeannette starts what kind of a collection?
    • A. 

      Treasures from the dump

    • B. 

      Rocks from the desert

    • C. 

      Hazardous wastes & matches

    • D. 

      Books

  • 2. 
    What lesson did Dad teach Jeannette at the "Hot Pot?"
    • A. 

      Sink or swim

    • B. 

      How to order a drink

    • C. 

      Don't play with fire

    • D. 

      You learn more, you earn more

  • 3. 
    Mom and Dad get in a bad fight in Battle Mountain.  Rose Mary is sick of Rex's dreams, illusions, and empty promises.  How does this argument end up?
    • A. 

      They end up rolling around on the floor laughing about it.

    • B. 

      Rex leaves the house and goes to the Owl Club.

    • C. 

      The kids run to the neighbors house to ask for help to stop them.

    • D. 

      Rex dangles Rose Mary from the second-floor window by her ankles.

  • 4. 
    Rose Mary gets a job at the Battle Mountain Intermediate School.  Why does she hate teaching?
    • A. 

      Her mother was a teacher and she worries she's giving up on her dream

    • B. 

      She doesn't care about rules and how her students act or work

    • C. 

      She's assigned to Lori's Class

    • D. 

      She does not want to be bothered with grading homework

  • 5. 
    What did Brian get to pick out for his birthday, and what happened to it?
    • A. 

      A new bike, it got left behind when they moved to Phoenix

    • B. 

      A toy from the thrift shop, he forgets it at the restaurant

    • C. 

      A comic book, Dad made him give it to Ginger

    • D. 

      A piece of candy, he had to share it with his sisters

  • 6. 
    How does Billy Deel react to Jeannette telling him she won't be his friend or keep his ring anymore?
    • A. 

      He responds by saying, "Big deal!"

    • B. 

      He tries to shoot them with a pistol.

    • C. 

      He starts shooting at them with a BB gun.

    • D. 

      He tries to rape her.

  • 7. 
    When the family moves to Phoenix to live in Grandma Smith's house, Mom tells Jeannette it'll be an adventure.  What are her plans for when they get there?
    • A. 

      Starting an art studio using her inheritance to buy supplies

    • B. 

      Getting a new teaching job to continue her career

    • C. 

      Settling down and having one more child

    • D. 

      Becoming an author writing stories and plays

  • 8. 
    In Phoenix, Jeannette and Brian start Pervert Hunting in the neighborhood after Jeannette awakens to a man in her room.  How did he get in, and what do her parents do to make sure it doesn't happen again?
    • A. 

      He broke into the house, so they add bars to their windows to make it safer and prevent it from happening again.

    • B. 

      Maureen let the man in because she thought he was a friend of Dad's, her parents scold Maureen and tell her never to talk to strangers.

    • C. 

      They leave the doors and windows open for ventilation, and they refuse to give in to fear by starting to close them.

    • D. 

      Jeannette realizes she just dreamt it, she starts sleeping in her sister's room in case she has more nightmares.

  • 9. 
    After getting fired from his electrician's job, Dad's work declines.  What is one example of how Rex and Rose Mary begin to provide for their family? 
    • A. 

      Rose Mary gets another teaching job

    • B. 

      Rex stops drinking to save money

    • C. 

      Rex goes undercover to expose the mob

    • D. 

      They scam the bank

  • 10. 
    What does Rex do with the lighter Rose Mary gives him for Christmas?
    • A. 

      Throws it lit at the Christmas tree, lighting it on fire.

    • B. 

      Takes it with him to the bar.

    • C. 

      Throws it away, saying he doesn't smoke.

    • D. 

      Lights the cats tail on fire in a drunken rage.

  • 11. 
    What gift does Jeannette ask for from her Dad for her 10th birthday?
    • A. 

      A new rock collection.

    • B. 

      For him to get a good job.

    • C. 

      A family trip to Disneyland.

    • D. 

      For him to stop drinking.

  • 12. 
    Which member of the family does not want to move to Welch, West Virginia?
    • A. 

      Mom

    • B. 

      Dad

    • C. 

      Brian

    • D. 

      Jeannette

  • 13. 
    When Rose Mary realizes that Welch has gotten more run down since they were there last, what thought comes to mind that gets her excited about this fact?
    • A. 

      They will be available to afford a home

    • B. 

      The kids won't be out of place anymore

    • C. 

      There won't be any competition for her art career

    • D. 

      It will be an exciting new adventure