The Watsons Go To Birmingham: Vocabulary And Comprehension Trivia Quiz

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Below is a The Watsons Go To Birmingham: Vocabulary and Comprehension Trivia Quiz that is designed to see just how well students have understood the book, its literary style and how far their grammar skills have grown. Do you feel like you have what it takes to pass it all? Give it a shot and see how much you can remember.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Rufas and Cody are Kenny' s friends
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Buphead is Byron's friend
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Swedish creames are cookies
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Does Joetta see Kenny at the church?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Mrs. Davidson gives Joetta an angel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    There are five watsons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Did Joetta eat Swedish creams?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Story: Who is telling the story of the Watsons?
  • 9. 
    Story: Where does the above character live?
  • 10. 
    Figures of speech: Simile is a comparison with like or as.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Figures of Speech: Metaphor is an obvious exaggeration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Epilogue:  Where was racial segregation the worst at the time of this book?
  • 13. 
    Story: What is the Watson's Momma's name?
  • 14. 
    Story: Kenny has a country friend named ________.
  • 15. 
    Figures of Speech: An example of onomatopeia is Choo-Chika.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Figures of Speech: A metaphor is not a direct comparison.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Figures of Speech: An example of personification is a talking chair.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Vocab: What does punctual mean?
    • A. 

      Sad

    • B. 

      Faces

    • C. 

      Jazz or swing music

    • D. 

      On time

  • 19. 
    Vocab: What does numb mean?
    • A. 

      Very low paid worker

    • B. 

      Speed

    • C. 

      Disease of warm blooded animals

    • D. 

      Not able to feel emotions

  • 20. 
    Vocab: What does thug mean?
    • A. 

      Not generous

    • B. 

      Full of tears

    • C. 

      Angry expression

    • D. 

      Gangsters

  • 21. 
    Vocab: What does snitch mean?
    • A. 

      A voilent criminal

    • B. 

      A large number

    • C. 

      Someone who tells on others

    • D. 

      Not generous

  • 22. 
    Vocab: What does emulate mean?
    • A. 

      Try to be like someone else

    • B. 

      Put to death

    • C. 

      Produce or make

    • D. 

      Very funny

  • 23. 
    BONUS: Who pulled the Air Freshener out of the bag in Chapter 8?
    • A. 

      Momma

    • B. 

      Rufus

    • C. 

      Kenny

    • D. 

      Joey

  • 24. 
    Which of the following did the children not do as the result of the heat in Birmingham?
    • A. 

      Go fishing

    • B. 

      Sit around

    • C. 

      Go swimming

    • D. 

      Watch television

  • 25. 
    "Momma's voice got strange, hissing like a snake..."
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Imagery

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