Nothing But The Truth - Chap. 15 Quiz

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For class. : ) Nothing but the Truth book. 15-question quiz.


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  • 1. 

    How did talk show host Jake Barlow react to phoning watcher Roger's opinion about Philip's incident?

    • A.

      Accept it neutrally.

    • B.

      Argue and cut Roger off.

    • C.

      Agree wholeheartedly with Roger.

    • D.

      Ask the watchers what they think about Roger's opinion.

    Correct Answer
    B. Argue and cut Roger off.
  • 2. 

    What version of Philip's incident does the public hear?

    • A.

      Boy patriot suspended for singing national anthem.

    • B.

      Teacher pestered by obnoxious boy.

    • C.

      Boy and teacher quibble about a rule.

    • D.

      Boy suspended for intentionally disturbing the class with singing.

    Correct Answer
    A. Boy patriot suspended for singing national anthem.
    Explanation
    The public hears the version of Philip's incident where he is portrayed as a patriotic boy who was suspended for singing the national anthem. This suggests that the public perceives Philip's suspension as an unjust punishment for expressing his patriotism.

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  • 3. 

    What version of Philip's story does the school see?

    • A.

      Boy and teacher fight viciously about a rule.

    • B.

      Teacher treating students unfairly.

    • C.

      Boy patriot suspended for singing the national anthem.

    • D.

      Boy, for unknown reasons, causes a repeated disturbance in class and is suspended.

    Correct Answer
    D. Boy, for unknown reasons, causes a repeated disturbance in class and is suspended.
    Explanation
    The school sees the version of Philip's story where he causes a repeated disturbance in class for unknown reasons and is subsequently suspended. This suggests that the school is not aware of the other versions of the story, such as the boy and teacher fighting about a rule, the teacher treating students unfairly, or the boy being suspended for singing the national anthem.

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  • 4. 

    What do the majority of the telegrams sent to Miss Narwin talk about? How did the writers of the telegrams find the information to send a telegram to her?

    • A.

      They found the information by Google and denounced Miss Narwin's behavior.

    • B.

      They got the information from talk show host Jake Barlow and agreed with Miss Narwin.

    • C.

      They got the information from talk show host Jake Barlow and denounced Miss Narwin's behavior.

    • D.

      They found the information by Google and agreed with Miss Narwin.

    Correct Answer
    C. They got the information from talk show host Jake Barlow and denounced Miss Narwin's behavior.
    Explanation
    The majority of the telegrams sent to Miss Narwin talk about denouncing her behavior. The writers of the telegrams found this information from talk show host Jake Barlow, who presumably discussed Miss Narwin's actions on his show.

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  • 5. 

    What do the majority of the telegrams sent to Philip Malloy talk about?

    • A.

      Condemning him for his bad behavior.

    • B.

      Offering him a spot in a movie.

    • C.

      Supporting him and his patriotic behavior.

    • D.

      Asking about his grades

    Correct Answer
    C. Supporting him and his patriotic behavior.
    Explanation
    The majority of the telegrams sent to Philip Malloy talk about supporting him and his patriotic behavior. This can be inferred from the given options where the other choices do not mention anything about his behavior or patriotism.

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  • 6. 

    What is the main reason why Dr. Seymour so worried about the publicized Philip incident?

    • A.

      It'll hurt his reputation.

    • B.

      Philip might become too overconfident.

    • C.

      The bad publicity could ruin the budget vote.

    • D.

      Miss Narwin might be scared off.

    Correct Answer
    C. The bad publicity could ruin the budget vote.
    Explanation
    Dr. Seymour is worried about the publicized Philip incident because he believes that the bad publicity could ruin the budget vote. This suggests that Dr. Seymour is concerned about the impact of negative publicity on the decision-making process of the budget vote. He may believe that the incident will create a negative perception among the public and the policymakers, which could potentially lead to a loss of support for the budget vote. Therefore, he sees the bad publicity as a significant threat to the success of the budget vote.

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  • 7. 

    How do Philip's parents feel about Philip's sudden fame due to the incident?

    • A.

      Excited and proud, practically showering him with praise.

    • B.

      Disappointed and worried about Philip.

    • C.

      Angry and jealous of Philip.

    • D.

      Neutral.

    Correct Answer
    A. Excited and proud, practically showering him with praise.
    Explanation
    Philip's parents feel excited and proud about his sudden fame due to the incident. They are showering him with praise, indicating that they are happy and supportive of his achievement.

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  • 8. 

    What is the memo shared by Dr. Seymour, Dr. Doane, Palleni, and Gloria Harland about?

    • A.

      The opinion of the public.

    • B.

      Concerns about the budget cost.

    • C.

      What really happened in Miss Narwin's class.

    • D.

      What the newspaper says about the incident.

    Correct Answer
    C. What really happened in Miss Narwin's class.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "What really happened in Miss Narwin's class." This is indicated by the mention of Dr. Seymour, Dr. Doane, Palleni, and Gloria Harland, who are likely involved in investigating or discussing the incident in Miss Narwin's class. The other options of the opinion of the public, concerns about the budget cost, and what the newspaper says about the incident are not mentioned in relation to the memo.

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  • 9. 

    Judging by his friendly treatment of the people who supported Philip and his rough treatment of those who felt differently, what can you infer about Jake Barlow's opinion of Philip's incident?

    • A.

      He is neutral about the entire thing.

    • B.

      He thinks Miss Narwin had the right to suspend Philip.

    • C.

      He thinks that Philip should have handled the situation more delicately.

    • D.

      He feels Philip had every right to do what he did and Miss Narwin is wrong.

    Correct Answer
    D. He feels Philip had every right to do what he did and Miss Narwin is wrong.
    Explanation
    Based on Jake Barlow's friendly treatment of the people who supported Philip and his rough treatment of those who felt differently, it can be inferred that he feels Philip had every right to do what he did and Miss Narwin is wrong. Jake's behavior suggests that he is not neutral about the incident, but rather supports Philip's actions and disagrees with Miss Narwin's decision to suspend him.

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  • 10. 

    How do Philip's classmates react to Philip's "patriotism"?

    • A.

      They all feel it's the right thing and they praise Philip for standing up for himself.

    • B.

      Mixed feelings; some are unhappy about it, some excited and others neutral.

    • C.

      They all disapprove of Philip's actions and wish he hadn't done it.

    • D.

      They all start to do the same thing.

    Correct Answer
    B. Mixed feelings; some are unhappy about it, some excited and others neutral.
  • 11. 

    What do all of the classmates' accounts have in common?

    • A.

      They all do not assuredly state that Philip was actually singing loudly.

    • B.

      They all hate Miss Narwin.

    • C.

      They remembered exactly what happened.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    A. They all do not assuredly state that Philip was actually singing loudly.
    Explanation
    All of the classmates' accounts have in common the fact that they do not definitively state that Philip was actually singing loudly. This implies that there is some ambiguity or uncertainty surrounding Philip's actions, as none of the accounts provide a clear confirmation of his behavior.

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  • 12. 

    Why did Philip really get suspended?

    • A.

      He broke the rule two times in the same week.

    • B.

      Dr. Palleni didn't like him.

    • C.

      Miss Narwin requested Philip's suspension.

    • D.

      Philip was actually sick.

    Correct Answer
    A. He broke the rule two times in the same week.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He broke the rule two times in the same week." This answer is supported by the information given in the question that Philip broke the rule two times in the same week. It suggests that his suspension was a consequence of his repeated rule-breaking behavior. The other options, such as Dr. Palleni not liking him or Miss Narwin requesting his suspension, do not have any evidence or relevance in the given information.

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  • 13. 

    What is so surprising about Mr. Duval's call to Dr. Doane from St. Louis?

    • A.

      Mr. Duval was very upfront and rude.

    • B.

      Dr. Doane didn't expect the news to travel all the way from New Hampshire to St. Louis.

    • C.

      Dr. Doane felt that Mr. Duval was less opinionated than the other reporters.

    • D.

      Mr. Duval had all of his facts incorrect.

    Correct Answer
    B. Dr. Doane didn't expect the news to travel all the way from New Hampshire to St. Louis.
    Explanation
    The surprising aspect of Mr. Duval's call to Dr. Doane from St. Louis is that Dr. Doane didn't expect the news to travel all the way from New Hampshire to St. Louis. This suggests that the news or information being discussed was unexpected or not widely known, making it surprising for Dr. Doane to receive a call about it from a distant location.

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  • 14. 

    How do you think Philip feels about his newfound fame? Include some examples to go with your response.

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