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Walter Dean Myers was an American writer of children’s books and young adult literature, famous for such releases as Fallen Angels. He died in 2014, but his work is still admired today. What do you know about the man?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

     When was Walter Dean Myers born? and where?

    • A.

      August,12, 1937, in Martinsburg West Virginia

    • B.

      July,26, 1982, in Detriot Michigan

    • C.

      January,,15, in San Francisco,CA

    Correct Answer
    A. August,12, 1937, in Martinsburg West Virginia
    Explanation
    Walter Dean Myers was born on August 12, 1937, in Martinsburg, West Virginia.

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  • 2. 

      Where did he get his middle name?

    • A.

      Uncle Jim

    • B.

      Biological Father

    • C.

      Folster Dad

    Correct Answer
    C. Folster Dad
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Folster Dad. This suggests that he got his middle name from his adoptive father, who is referred to as the "Folster Dad". This implies that he was either adopted or had a stepfather who gave him his middle name.

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  • 3. 

     What age did he join the army?

    • A.

      The age 17

    • B.

      The age 37

    • C.

      The age 13

    Correct Answer
    A. The age 17
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The age 17" because it indicates the specific age at which he joined the army.

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  • 4. 

     What was his brother name?        

    • A.

      Austin

    • B.

      Mickey

    • C.

      Terry

    Correct Answer
    B. Mickey
    Explanation
    The given correct answer for the question "What was his brother's name?" is Mickey.

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  • 5. 

       Where did he and his brother grow up together?

    • A.

      Mississippi

    • B.

      Florida

    • C.

      Harlem

    Correct Answer
    C. Harlem
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Harlem. This is the place where he and his brother grew up together.

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  • 6. 

    What was his Folster mother name?

    • A.

      Britney

    • B.

      Florence

    • C.

      Cynthia

    Correct Answer
    B. Florence
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Florence.

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  • 7. 

     What was his Folster Dad name?

    • A.

      Herbert Dean

    • B.

      Raymond Dean

    • C.

      Walter Herbert

    Correct Answer
    A. Herbert Dean
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Herbert Dean.

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  • 8. 

                  How old is Walter Dean Myers?      

    • A.

      53 years old

    • B.

      94 years old

    • C.

      72 years old

    Correct Answer
    C. 72 years old
    Explanation
    Walter Dean Myers is 72 years old.

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